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Public Trips

Saturdays, Wednesdays and Bank Holidays from Easter Saturday 26th March to the end of October. Departing at 2.00pm and returning at about 4.00-4:30pm.
Sundays from Easter Sunday 27th March to the end of October. Departing at 2.00pm and returning at about 4.30pm.

On Saturdays, Wednesdays and Bank Holidays, experience travelling through the lock and cruise to the Avoncliff Aqueduct.

On Sundays, take a trip through tree-lined woodland to Hilperton and look for the wildlife.

On Bank Holiday Mondays, we have a special deal for families: 2 adults and 2 children get a discount of £5 – the equivalent of one child travelling free.

These Barbara McLellan boat trips have been featured by Visit Wiltshire as one of their Top 15 “Things To Do”.  Click here for more details.

Adult £8.00, Child (5-15) £5.00. All children under 5 travel free of charge

Book your places in advance by calling the office on 01380 721279 up to the day before – pay by card. On the day only, tickets available for cash sale at the Canal Trust Cafe on a first come, first served basis. Why not have lunch at the cafe while you are there?

Boarding starts 20 minutes before departure. See a map of the location here.

The nearest car park is Baileys Barn and the parking charges (from 1 April 2017) are:

  • Up to 4 hours – £1.50
  • Up to 8 hours – £4.50

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Canal Trust Café, Bradford on Avon on the day of the trip. Why not have lunch there as well?
  • Trip Departure Times

    The table shows you all the Barbara McLellan trips available to the public in the next 30 days. You can view trips for a particular month by selecting the month. Please select the trip description to get details of the trip and the passenger fare.

    Next 30 DaysMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Saturday03 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday04 Aug 201914:0016:30HilpertonMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday07 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday10 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday11 Aug 201914:0016:30HilpertonMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday14 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday17 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday18 Aug 201914:0016:30HilpertonMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday21 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday24 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday25 Aug 201914:0016:30HilpertonMore than 10Book Now
    Monday26 Aug 201914:0016:30Family DayMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday28 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday31 Aug 201914:0016:30AvoncliffMore than 10Book Now

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