Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about trips, special events, charter or any other query.

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Location of the Matthew

The Matthew is moored on Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN.

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Charters and Private Hire

Charters and Private Hire

We offer a truly unique venue to celebrate your special event – birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and more.

Join us on board The Matthew for a really special way to celebrate with friends and family. Whether it be a pirate-themed wedding reception or a sea-shanty accompanied silver wedding anniversary, we will work with you to make sure you have a fantastic time celebrating with us. 

We use a number of local caterers to provide everything from finger buffets and nibbles to traditional fish and chips delivered straight to the ship while you’re on board.  Our drinks are supplied by the notable Averys of Bristol wine merchants and Somerset-based Butcombe Brewery

Photo By Carolyn Eaton
Photo by Carolyn Eaton.

Corporate Events

The Matthew is a fantastic venue for your works night out, VIP hosting or team building event.

Film, Television and Festivals

The Matthew is a popular location choice for film and television – there genuinely isn’t another ship like it in the world.

Plan your visit

The Matthew is an ideal place to start your exploration of the harbourside.