The Easter holidays are a great time to plan some family activities and make the most of some much needed time together. As spring is on the horizon bringing longer days and the chance of some warm sunshine, for many, Easter is the perfect time to get out on the water.

A boat charter is the perfect treat for the whole family and will ensure you make some wonderful memories. We’ve put together everything you need to know about a UK boat charter this Easter, enjoy!


Why book a boat charter?


Getting out on the water this Easter will be enjoyable for the whole family - maybe you are already keen sailors or just fancy hiring out a boat with a skipper, booking a charter really is a fun experience for all. It’s a great way to explore the coast and visit some really special places and hidden coves. Having a boat charter with a skipper means everything is taken care of and you can sit back and relax whilst making the most of quality time with your family.

Food and beverages are provided on some boat charters, so all you really need to worry about is enjoying the experience. If you are an experienced sailor, you may want to do a bareboat charter, this way you can be in charge of your own sailing trip and your family can enjoy that experience with you.

Great places to charter a boat at Easter



Dorset offers some of the most picturesque ports on the South Coast with lots of beautiful yachts and motor cruises gracing its shoreline. Harness the power of the wind and set sail from one of the many harbours, take in the stunning seascape and travel along the Jurassic coast exploring with your family.


Find a boat charter in Poole



Cornwall has such an extensive and breathtaking coastline, it’s a wonderful destination to explore by boat. Experience the ruggedness of the North Coast and visit the beautiful coastal towns of St Ives or Padstow, or head to the calmer South Coast with it’s gentle creeks and hidden coves. Set sail from one of its many harbour towns such as Falmouth of Fowey and enjoy escaping the crowds this Easter on your own private charter.

Find a boat charter in Cornwall


For a unique boat charter experience, head to The Thames and explore our capital city from the water.. There’s plenty of waterside gems to visit and is a really unique way to visit London as a family.

Find a boat charter in London



Explore the wonderful coast of Devon by boat charter and expect beautiful beaches, estuaries full of history and quaint harbour towns. Charter a boat from a range of locations on the coast including charming Salcombe or vibrant Torquay, and enjoy the scenery from the luxury of your boat charter.

Find a boat charter in Devon



If you fancy a river boat charter, Worcestershire could be the perfect Easter family holiday idea. Pack up a picnic lunch and prepare to sit back and relax as you meander up the tranquil River Severn.

Find a boat charter in Worcestershire


How to find a boat charter in the UK 

There are a huge range of boat charter options across the UK, offering the perfect way to enjoy a relaxed break with the family this Easter. At Boat Central our easy search facility will allow you to compare all the options at your chosen destination so you can make an informed decision that is right for your family. Happy sailing!