Richmond Park Boat House

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Miller’s Cottage, 56 Bridge Street, Richmond, Tasmania. 7025
Phone Bookings: 03 6260 1099 | Website >>

Richmond Park Boat House creates the perfect location to row down the river under the Richmond Bridge, for a picnic or a bicycle ride. Surrounded by a walkway along the riverbank, Baroque style Renaissance for nobility and showplace for people to meet and interact within a contemporary version of the quintessential English/French traditions, the baroque style is the creation of multiple spaces for people to gather within the parkland.

Drawing upon the opulence and charm of 17th century French baroque style making this the perfect intimate entertaining and relaxation space, both comfortable and inviting bringing the old- world Parisian charm to the setting, for rowing along the river or enjoying Gourmet delicacies, with romantic outdoor picnics or old school charm of riding a bicycle discovering the village.

Richmond Park Boat House promotes healthy active lifestyles through leisure and recreational activities. Primary objective by promoting a greater level of physical activity and greater levels of social inclusion. Richmond Park Boat House promotes environmental awareness that add value to life and it’s enjoyment and which are wholesome in health promoting physiological, psychological and social wellness and public awareness to promote health, emotional and personal wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Modern visitors are drawn to healthy active lifestyles through their nutrition, leisure and recreational activities. The world is becoming faster through technological advancements, busier lives personally and professionally. Richmond Park Boat House provides a niche in Richmond where the modern tourist can experience the Past – Renaissance, Present – Romance, and Future – Rejuvenation & Restoration that connect them with our eco-friendly environment. Offering all the little luxuries to be enjoyed being the only scenic river bank establishment in Richmond within a exclusive historic haven.

Boat Hire

richmond-park-boat-house-5The classic built Clinker Dinghy, Avon Dreamer, was designed by Jeff Gittus in the traditional way. The boats exude old style charm, class and character and were built here in Tasmania. They are clear stained timber with chromed Row Locks complimenting the perfect setting of our beautiful Coal River at Richmond. Even the most inexperienced rower will find rowing and Avon Dreamer on the Coal River a memorable and enjoyable experience. The Avon dreamer comfortably seats two adults with the perfect place for a Gourmet picnic and a beverage of choice to enjoy while you are curcumb to the picturesque settings that provide the perfect location for a magical experience. Or take a family of two adults and two children for a Coal River/ Richmond Bridge row boat experience.

Bicycle Hire

richmond-park-boat-house-4Our classic vintage picnic bicycles are beautifully designed and perfectly suited to urban cycling and country lanes. These georgeous vintage picnic bicycles provide gentle exercise (with emphasis on ‘gentle’ no athletic skills required) for enjoyable commutes in and around historic Richmond town, a great way to see the sights and enjoy your visit (they also make their riders look very cool and fashionable whilst riding them!).

Complete with flowers on the handlebars, picnic basket and blanket on the back shelf – riding through the Richmond countryside on a sunny day commuting to the best picnic spot in the valley will be an absolute pleasure.

Picnics in the Park

richmond-park-boat-house-2Our picnics in the park are quickly becoming one of Richmond’s best ways to relax on the green or sit by the Coal River and enjoy fine food and wine with someone special. On offer are an incredible selection of Tasmanian gourmet products that you can enjoy as a couple or order additional picnics for family and friends to enjoy with you. But PLEASE remember to book your picnic in advance so we can have it ready for your arrival.

To view a downloadable version of the picnic menu, click here

To view and select from our drinks menu (Red and white wines, spirits, soft drinks and Tasmanian premium beers), click here.


richmond-park-boat-house-6To cherish your intimate moment at Richmond, complete your Richmond Park experience of a fond memory with an eternal keep sake. Authentic Tasmanian handmade bears, collectable bears and Gollys with a perfect range of handmade Charlie Bears. All our bears are on display at the Richmond Park Boat House for you to peruse and select at your leisure.

Come and visit the bears soon and find one a new home.

About Richmond

As Tasmania’s most important Historic Town, Richmond is one of the State’s most popular destinations, the perfect base for exploring Tasmania’s South East, historic, romantic, family, friendly, a hub of food and wine lovers with its fresh food and fine wines, grown in fertile soils under the world’s cleanest air. It is a great example of stark convict heritage and beautiful historic buildings.

The town is as elegant today as it was in the 1820′s when it was an important military staging post and convict station linking Hobart with Port Arthur. Nestled in the Coal River Valley the classified historic town is famous for its Georgian architecture. The stone buildings now house galleries, tea shops, craft boutiques and museums, offering every convenience and luxury to the modern visitor. In Richmond you will find Richmond Park Boat House.

PHONE BOOKINGS ON 03 6260 1099