What users say

The centre is popular with Scouts, Guides and a wide variety of community users. Here's what some recent users say about the Benjamin Perry Boathouse.


Springdale Cub Pack - ' We had a brilliant time and the Boathouse was the perfect location. The Cubs and Leaders will remember their trip to Bristol for a long time to come  …. we will recommend it to others who would like to go somewhere a bit different.'

55th Fishponds Baptist Brownie Pack - ' Had a great time. Went on trip around the Docks, had ice cream and a generally fab day in brilliant sunshine.

2nd Lambeg Cub Scouts, N. Ireland - 'Thank you very much!'

5th Barry Sea Scouts - 'Great place to use. Had a fantastic time - we will be back!'

Newtown Llantwit Scouts - 'Brilliant - lovely place, lovely people. Thanks!'

Tony Bullen, West Somerset Scout Active Support - 'Enjoying the harbour!'


Gill Slocombe, Chief Commissioner Girlguiding - 'A truly fabulous place, so lovingly cared for.'

Pam Stone, 48th Bristol Guides - 'Having spent many hours here over many years, it is good to see so many improvements - a nice friendly place to be.'

Clifton Trefoil Guild - ' Spent a happy day - everyone enjoyed the venue.'


Richard Scullard - ' So good to see the Boathouse so beautifully restored. What a wonderful facility & resource. Well done!

Starr family, Boston, USA - 'Super location, great facility!'

Helen & Pete - ' This was the perfect place for our 25th Anniversary party. What a stop!

Harriet & Nick - 'We had a very special wedding lunch … a unique and beautiful place to be - everyone enjoyed it. Many thanks for all your help...'

Liz Milner, St Mary Redcliffe School 6th Form - '..the perfect place to showcase the students' work...'

NHS Service Improvement Team - ' Fabulous venue and view - great for creative thinking!'

Long John Silver Trust - 'A marvellous piece of Bristol's maritime history, turned to good effect.'

Bristol Drugs Project team - ' What a beautiful space .... Bristol's top place to live and sight see.'