Every fancied being your own captain? With GoBoat London you can be just that. The self-drive electric boats can be hired from one hour to eight hours, for groups of up to eight people.
Hyde Park has a fleet of rowing and pedal boats which operate on the famous Serpentine and the UK's first Solarshuttle, a magnificent vessel which glides silently across the lake powered only by the sun.
This Hong Kong influenced Dragon Boat Festival is an excellent, and rather rare, opportunity to experience the rich Chinese culture.