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All Trips

Select any one of the trips below to see more details and the availability of places on the trips. The Barbara McLellan is moored at Bradford Wharf, adjacent to the Canal Trust Café – see a map of the location here.

The nearest car park is at the end of Baileys Barn,Bradford on Avon, BA15 1BX.

We have a full licensed bar on board (including wine, prosecco, craft beer, cider, Pimms and Gin & Tonic, and a selection of soft drinks) and serve tea and coffee (including decaffeinated), latte, cappuccino, hot chocolate and a selection of herbal infusions.

On most trips we offer delicious homemade cakes and slices (@ £3 per large slice) – a favourite for many passengers!

Regular Trips to Avoncliff, Hilperton, Widbrook or Meadow’s Bridge

Avoncliff Aqueduct Cream Tea

VE Day Celebration Full Afternoon Tea

Two Aqueducts Canal Heritage with Ploughman’s Lunch

Father’s Day Ploughman’s Lunch

Fish and Chips for Supper!

Full Afternoon Tea

Canal Heritage – Bath Day Trip

Mother’s Day Cream Tea


We have several shorter trips that are especially suitable for younger children (for whom a 2½ hour trip may be too long) .  These include the following and public trips to Widbrook, all of which typically last up to 90 minutes.

I Spy (with my little eye!)


Pirates Ahoy!

Santa Trips

Meadows Bridge



Click here to view all trips scheduled for the next 30 days.

Please note that we do not permit passengers to bring their own alcohol on board, unless you have chartered the whole boat for a private trip, in which case wine may be brought on board on payment of an £8 per bottle corkage charge.

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 and include a contact phone number
  • Calling at the Canal Trust Café, Bradford on Avon on the day of the trip (for non-catered trips only). Why not have lunch there as well?
  • Trips Calendar

    The table shows you all the Barbara McLellan trips available 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 Days Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Wednesday03 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Friday05 Jun 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsCancelled
    Saturday06 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Sunday07 Jun 202014:0015:30Widbrook Short TripCancelled
    Sunday07 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Wednesday10 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Thursday11 Jun 202010:3015:30Canal Heritage: Two AqueductsCancelled
    Saturday13 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Sunday14 Jun 202014:0016:30HilpertonCancelled
    Wednesday17 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Thursday18 Jun 202015:0017:30Full Afternoon TeaCancelled
    Saturday20 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Sunday21 Jun 202012:0014:30Fathers Day Ploughman's LunchCancelled
    Sunday21 Jun 202012:0014:30Fathers Day Ploughman's LunchCancelled
    Sunday21 Jun 202014:0015:30Widbrook Short TripCancelled
    Monday22 Jun 202010:0011:30Meadows Bridge Short TripCancelled
    Wednesday24 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Saturday27 Jun 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Sunday28 Jun 202014:0016:30HilpertonCancelled
    Wednesday01 Jul 202014:0016:30AvoncliffCancelled
    Friday03 Jul 202019:0020:15Fish and ChipsCancelled

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