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Themed Trips

Whilst we are planning a full programme of trips in 2021 we cannot guarantee that every trip will run while we are under Covid restrictions. You can book with confidence that, if we cancel a trip for any reason, you will receive a full refund of your money – automatically!

To see our 12-page 2021 canal trip brochure, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Alternatively, scroll down to see details of each trip, or PLEASE CLICK HERE to make an online booking.

For 2021, all bookings are split into tables of up to 4 people (to ensure social distancing from other passsengers).  If you want to book more than 4 places, please make two or more bookings (e.g. for 7 people, book one table for 4 people and one table for 3 people). Your table(s) will be just for your group – no one else will sit with you.

In addition to our Regular Trips, we have a wide range of Themed Trips for 2021, including…

Autumn Colours
Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream Tea
Bath Canal Heritage Day Trip – not planned for 2021
Bat Safari
Canal Heritage – Two Aqueducts
Father’s Day Ploughman’s Lunch
Fish & Chips Trip
Full Afternoon Tea

…plus several shorter trips that are especially suitable for younger children…

I Spy
Picnic-in-a-Bag-on-a-Boat
Pirates Ahoy!
Santa Trips

To see more details, click the trip that interests you (above or in the list of dates to the right), or scroll down for more details of all our themed trips (listed alphabetically)…


Autumn Colours

In autumn, trees along the canal turn spectacular hues of red, brown and gold. This trip west across Avoncliff Aqueduct and on to Dundas Aqueduct coincides with peak autumn colours. The trip includes a ploughman’s lunch.

Departs at 10.30am on Friday 15 Oct & Thursday 21 Oct 2021.  The trip will arrive back at Bradford on Avon at approximately 3.30pm

£20 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for). 

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number
  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday21 Oct 202210:0015:30Autumn ColoursMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday29 Oct 202210:0015:30Autumn ColoursMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday05 Nov 202210:0015:30Autumn ColoursMore than 10Book Now

    Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream Tea

    Cream Tea with delicious home-made scones and a pot of tea (or buy a glass, or a bottle, of prosecco!) as you cruise west down the lock on to, and over, Avoncliff Aqueduct.

    Departing at 3:00pm on Monday 5 April, Monday 31 May, Monday 30 August and Tuesday 14 September 2021.

    £17.00 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for).

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Monday18 Apr 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Monday02 May 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday21 May 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday05 Jun 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday12 Jul 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday10 Aug 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Monday29 Aug 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Sunday02 Oct 202214:0016:30Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now


    Bath Canal Heritage – Day Out

    Enjoy the tranquil surroundings of this stunning cruise over both the Avoncliff and Dundas Aqueducts to Bath. The outward trip includes a morning hot drink and a Ploughman’s lunch.  The return trip includes a delicious Cream Tea, with homemade scones (and Prosecco from the bar, if you like).

    A member of the crew will act as guide, sharing a range of interesting canal facts and, subject to weather and canal traffic, there will be a chance to disembark and explore the impressive architecture and surroundings of both aqueducts.

    You can travel on the outward leg only (Bradford on Avon to Bath), the return leg only (Bath to Bradford on Avon), or both the outward and return legs.  If you wish to travel on the outward and return legs, please book by calling 01380 721279 to receive a discount of £10 on the total fare.

    Departing at 9.30 am from Bradford on Avon (arriving in Bath at approximately 2 pm) and leaving Bath for the return trip at 3.30 pm (arriving back in Bradford on Avon at approximately 8 pm).

    This trip will not take place in 2021.

    ONE WAY ONLY: £20.00 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for) for one trip.
    BOTH WAYS: £30.00 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for) for both trips.


    Canal Heritage – Two Aqueducts (with lunch)

    Canal trip to Avoncliff Aqueduct and Dundas Dundas Aqueduct and return. Includes a hot drink and lunchtime Ploughmans.  A member of the crew will act as guide, sharing a range on interesting canal facts and, subject to weather, there will be a chance to disembark and explore the impressive architecture and surroundings of both aqueducts.

    Departing at 1030 am and returning at 1530 pm on 24 June, 7 September and 30 September.
    £20 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for).

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Thursday16 Jun 202210:0015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday05 Jul 202210:0015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday06 Sep 202210:0015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday17 Sep 202210:0015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now


    Father’s Day Ploughman’s Lunch

    To celebrate Father’s Day, what could be better for the family to take “Dad” for a delicious Ploughman’s Lunch on board with a glass of wine, prosecco or craft beer (or a soft/hot drink if he prefers)!  This trip will go west along the canal through the lock, to the impressive Avoncliff Aqueduct.

    Vegetarian or gluten free options can be arranged.

    Departs at 12 noon on Sunday 20 June 2021.
    £20 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for).

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Sunday19 Jun 202212:0014:30Father's Day Ploughman's LunchMore than 10Book Now


    Fish and Chips

    What better way to spend a Friday evening than enjoying fish and chips while cruising on the Kennet and Avon Canal?  A veggie option is available.

    Departing at 7 pm on Friday evenings, as follows: 14 May, 4 June, 2 July and 3 September 2021.

    £18 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for.

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday13 May 202219:0020:30Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday10 Jun 202219:0020:30Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday01 Jul 202219:0020:30Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday02 Sep 202219:0020:30Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now


    I Spy

    What can you see on this 1½ hour trip through Bradford Lock to Meadoes Bridge? Have fun playing our special children’s I Spy and Wordsearch games (adults can play too!).

    Departs at 10am on 5th and 19th August 2021.

    £6 per adult, £4 children (4-12 years)

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Wednesday01 Jun 202214:0015:30I Spy...More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday02 Aug 202214:0015:30I Spy...More than 10Book Now
    Friday12 Aug 202214:0015:30I Spy...More than 10Book Now
    Thursday25 Aug 202214:0015:30I Spy...More than 10Book Now


    Full Afternoon Tea

    Dainty sandwiches, scones, homemade cake all served on beautiful china, with a pot of tea (or add a glass of prosecco!), as you cruise westward to the Grade II listed Avoncliff Aqueduct. Dress up as a special occasion, if you like.

    Departs at 3pm on Monday 3 May, Thursday 17 June and Thursday 22 July 2021.

    £23 per person (whether adult or child; free children are not catered for). 

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number
  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday19 Jul 202214:0016:30Full Afternoon TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday15 Sep 202214:0016:30Full Afternoon TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Wednesday12 Oct 202214:0016:30Full Afternoon TeaMore than 10Book Now

    Picnic-in-a-Bag-on-a-Boat

    A 1½ hour trip for children (& adults!). We travel westward through the lock to Meadows Bridge with a light lunch in a picnic bag for each person.

    Departs at 11:30 on Wednsday 11 and 25 August 2021.

    £12 per adult, £9 children (4-12 years)

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Saturday16 Jul 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday30 Jul 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday13 Aug 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday20 Aug 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday27 Aug 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday25 Oct 202211:0012:30Picnic in a Bag on a BoatMore than 10Book Now


    Pirates Ahoy!

    Here’s a special treat for the children – an hour-long trip on our pirate galleon during the summer holidays. Come dressed as pirates ready to join the pirate crew and share the treasure. Enormous fun!

    Tuesdays during the summer holidays. At 2pm on 27 July, 10 and 24 August and at 11am on 3 and 17 August.


    £7.50 per person (whether adult or child; Children aged up to 1 yr free)

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday19 Apr 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Wednesday27 Jul 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Thursday04 Aug 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Monday08 Aug 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday16 Aug 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday23 Aug 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Thursday27 Oct 202211:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now


    Santa Trips

    An ever-popular trip with children and adults. Meet Santa on board this one-hour cruise with a Christmas goodie bag for each child, plus mulled wine (or tea/coffee, if you prefer) and mince pie for adults, and fruit juice and sweets for children.

    In true Christmas spirit, even children under 1 year old who travel free will receive fruit juice, sweets (if allowed!) and a Christmas goodie bag.

    We have Santa Trips every day at 1130am and 2pm from Saturday 18 to Friday 24 December 2021.

    Do join us (with children, grandchildren, relatives and friends) for a bit of seasonal jollity on board.

    N.B. An appearance by Santa is dependent on the Coronavirus situation at the time.

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Saturday18 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripCancelled
    Saturday18 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Sunday19 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Sunday19 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Monday20 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Monday20 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Tuesday21 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Tuesday21 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Wednesday22 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Wednesday22 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Thursday23 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Thursday23 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Friday24 Dec 202111:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Friday24 Dec 202114:0015:00Santa TripSold Out

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