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Weddings & Private Hire

Looking for something a little different for your next celebration, function or event? With the Teesside Princess you can enjoy the best in hospitality, food and entertainment in a truly unique setting, as you and your party enjoy stunning views along the River Tees.

The Teesside Princess cruises from Stockton-on-Tees, departing from Castlegate Quay. She is available for private charter all year round for morning, day and evening cruises. The Teesside Princess can accommodate up to 100 passengers comfortably, full catering can be provided and licensed bar facilities are available onboard.

Whether you are getting married, holding a conference or simply having a party with family and friends, we can provide you with an experience to cherish and remember. 

Weddings & Receptions

What better venue could there be to help launch your new life, than with a wedding reception on board our deluxe river cruiser? We have a variety of wedding packages that will take the worry out of organising your special day for a unique and individual experience for you to cherish.

You will be able to have a wedding blessing ceremony on board the vessel with your own minister in attendance and our professional and friendly staff will take the strain out of organizing your function, offering an individual service tailored to your requirements. Various menus are available from finger food & canapés, barbecues and buffets to traditional wedding breakfasts.

Our exclusive wedding packages offer you an event tailored to your requirements, with options including champagne for toasts, reception drinks, cake table, balloons and decorations, floral arrangements, table decorations, entertainment, up to 3 hours cruising, woodland photo shoots, extensive range of menus, menu cards, full bar facilities, red carpet welcome and place cards and table plans.

Whilst we do not have the license to allow a marriage ceremony to be carried out on board the Teesside Princess, you are welcome to arrange a separate blessing on board the vessel with a minister of your own choice. 

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Round table decorated for a wedding party
Tables decorated with balloons for a party
Corporate Events and Hospitality

The Teesside Princess provides the perfect corporate entertainment venue. Discover just how effective corporate events can be in this unique and attractive setting. Whether it's a key strategy meeting, an incentive programme, a product launch or a fun packed team building event, our professional staff will work with you to make sure your event is a resounding success. Our events team can provide you with an individual service, tailored to your requirements.

Parties & Celebrations

Looking for something a little different for your celebration? The Teesside Princess offers a truly unique venue, capable of hosting entertainments to suit your requirements. From themed parties to disco and music with our resident DJ and an extensive range of catering options and drinks packages, your event is sure to be a hit!

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Why Choose the Teesside Princess?

In this unique and attractive setting, our friendly and efficient staff will work with you to make sure your event is a resounding success. Able to accommodate up to 120 guests, the Teesside Princess offers superb menus and fine wines, and add to this a generous helping of hospitality and the unprecedented charm of the river combines to give you a venue that’s hard to beat. We know how important your event is, so at the Teesside Princess always strive to create a unique experience for all of our guests.


The Teesside Princess offers a unique venue, capable of hosting a variety of entertainment. Whether you are looking for a relaxing cruise along the River Tees listening to a classical string quartet or prefer to take to the dance floor with our resident DJ, we can provide the prefect musical backdrop to your event. Alternatively why not sail into the night playing black jack or roulette, or enjoy an evening of fun with a themed event? 

Decorations & Flowers

Simply choose your colour scheme, whether it’s your corporate colour, or to match your wedding bouquet, and we will theme your event around your choice. We have different packages and prices to suit every type of occasion and budget. Fresh flower arrangements can also be organised, with floral displays made to your specifications and matched to your chosen decorations and/or colour scheme.


The Teesside Princess boasts fully stocked bars on both the upper and lower decks, supplying a range of alcoholic and soft drinks. Drinks packages, welcome drinks, toasts or drinks to have with your meal can be arranged. There is also an extensive wine list to choose from which can be pre-ordered prior to sailing.


At the Teesside Princess offers a great selection of both hot and cold menus to accompany your event. Whether you are looking for an informal finger buffet or something more elaborate, we have menus to suit your individual requirements. 

Vegetarian options available for all cruises and party nights. Please request when booking.

To book your event on the Teesside Princess, check availability by telephone on 01642 608038, by email to or by filling out our contact form.

Once you have received confirmation of the of your requested date, provisional bookings can be made by telephone and will be held for 14 days pending receipt of the booking form and deposit of 50% of the charter rate. The final balance of payment is required 14 days prior to cruise date. We have limited manual wheelchair access, please advise of any wheelchair users or guests with other special requirements at the time of booking and we will endeavour to cater to your needs.

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