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Themed Trips

 

In addition to our Regular Trips, we have a wide range of Themed Trips for 2020, including…

Autumn Colours
Avoncliff Aqueduct Bank Holiday Cream Tea
Bath Canal Heritage Day Trip
Canal Heritage – Two Aqueducts 
Father’s Day Ploughman’s Lunch
Fish & Chips Trip
Full Afternoon Tea
Mother’s Day Cream Tea
Pirates Ahoy!
Santa Trips
VE Day Celebration Cream Tea

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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 16 Oct & Thursday 22 Oct 2020.  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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday16 Oct 202010:3015:00Autumn ColoursMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday22 Oct 202010:3015:00Autumn ColoursMore than 10Book Now

    Avoncliff Aqueduct Bank Holiday Cream Tea

    Each Bank Holiday afternoon we run a Cream Tea canal trip, with delicious home-made scones and a pot of tea (or buy a glass of prosecco!), as you cruise west down the lock on to, and over, Avoncliff Aqueduct.

     

    Departing at 3:00pm on Monday 13 April, Monday 25 May, Monday 31 August and Tuesday 8 September 2020.

    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Monday13 Apr 202015:0017:30Bank Holiday Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Monday25 May 202015:0017:30Bank Holiday Cream TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Monday31 Aug 202015:0017:30Bank Holiday 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.

    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 take place on Thursday 10 September 2020, and boarding starts 20 minutes before departure.

    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.

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Thursday10 Sep 202009:3014:00Canal Heritage - Bath Day Trip (Outward)More than 10Book Now
    Thursday10 Sep 202015:3020:00Canal Heritage - Bath Day Trip (Return)More than 10Book Now

     

    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 11 June, 7 July, 1 September and 17 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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday10 Apr 202010:3015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday11 Jun 202010:3015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday07 Jul 202010:3015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday01 Sep 202010:3015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday17 Sep 202010:3015:30Canal 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 21 June 2020.
    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Sunday21 Jun 202012:0014:30Fathers Day Ploughman's LunchMore than 10Book Now

    Fish and Chips

    What better way to spend a Friday evening than eating 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: 15 May, 5 June, 3 July, 4 September and 2 October 2020.

    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday15 May 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday05 Jun 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday03 Jul 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday04 Sep 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsMore than 10Book Now
    Friday02 Oct 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsMore 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 Avoncliff Aqueduct.

    Departs at 3pm on Thursday 18 June and Thursday 16 July 2020

    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Thursday18 Jun 202015:0017:30Full Afternoon TeaMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday16 Jul 202015:0017:30Full Afternoon TeaMore than 10Book Now

     

     

     

    Mother’s Day Cream Tea

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Cream Tea canal trip cruising west down the Bradford Lock, past teh Tithe Barn and on to, and over, the historic Grade II listed Avoncliff Aqueduct.  Enjoy delicious home-made scones and a pot of tea…or buy a glass (or bottle!) of prosecco to make the occasion even more special.

     

    Departing at 3:00pm on Sunday 22 March 2020.

    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Sunday22 Mar 202015:0017:30Mother's Day Cream TeaMore 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
    £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)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday28 Jul 202011:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday04 Aug 202014:0015:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday11 Aug 202011:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday18 Aug 202014:0015:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now
    Tuesday25 Aug 202011:0012:00Pirates Ahoy!More than 10Book Now

    Santa Trips

    A great trip for adults and children alike. This hour long cruise will take you to meet Santa who comes on board with an individually chosen present and gift wrapped for each child.

    The price includes mulled wine & mince pies for the adults, and fruit juice & sweets for children.

    Santa trips are scheduled for both 1130am and 2pm every day from Saturday 19 December to Thursday 24 December 2020. 

    £10 per person (whether adult or child).
    Please note: In severe weather the boat might not be able to leave the Wharf.

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the Office on 01380 721279

  • Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Saturday14 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Saturday14 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Sunday15 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Sunday15 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Saturday21 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Saturday21 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa Trip1Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday22 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa Trip1Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday22 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Monday23 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Monday23 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Tuesday24 Dec 201911:3012:30Santa TripSold Out
    Tuesday24 Dec 201914:0015:00Santa TripSold Out