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Kennet & Avon Canal

South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
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25-Minute Bath River Cruise including Pulteney Weir
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South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the horse drawn canal boat is a wonderful way to see the wildlife and interesting places along the route. We even enjoyed afternoon tea with homemade cake aboard.

Thank jrs S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a week on the K&A on a Foxhangers boat, the Tibetan fox. 2 adults, 4 children ranging from 6 years old, to 13 years old. Amazing week. Foxhangers gave us a 2 hour walk-through of the boat, and how to operate...More

Thank anthonyrcch
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We hired a 69ft narrowboat from Foxhangers at the bottom of Caen Hill locks, just for a long weekend, and when booking we were advised to head west towards Bradford on Avon, as it can take a long time getting up and down the 27...More

Thank christofof
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Although we thoroughly enjoyed our overall experience, the weather was kind and the route was perfect, the boat left a lot to be desired. Our trip started off badly. We arrived at the right time and my brother in law spoke to reception about where...More

Thank jo2802
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We rode our bikes from Seend to Bath and back, about 40 miles, along a very well maintained tow and cycle path. The people we met were most friendly especially the lock keepers who gave us loads of information about the canal, its workings and...More

1  Thank paulF5692MX
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Torrential rain did not help our four day adventure but we did have some very wet and soaked to the skin fun interesting days! The narrow boat was lovely and well kitted out, however it was very large and not suitable for only 2 people....More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Nine of our friends joined us for a birthday outing for my husband. OK it hardly stopped raining but the narrow boat was well kitted out for us, We took some nibbles and some wine. Thoroughly good day, informative hand over before our "captain" took...More

Thank Lizbry
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our four day March cruise on Narrowboat May was a welcome holiday at the end of the winter and we enjoyed enough sunny spring weather to see the Wiltshire K&A canal and countryside in its best light. The boat was just as described – bedrooms...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Booked via groupon voucher for 4 nights on Leah with Sally Narrowboats. Picked her up in Bradford on Avon, stayed the night before at Bear Inn. Thrilled with Leah even had a wood burning stove supplied with a big bag of coal. Having boated many...More

Thank janejaney7
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Hired a long boat from Sally's Narrowboats. The boat was well presented and clean. The gentleman greeted us and briefed brilliantly. The only downside was by lunchtime we realised the heating wasn't working. We tried 5 different contact numbers and left messages on all but...More

2  Thank Lisa L
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Linda F
28 January 2016|
Response from RobinThomas1951 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda. I'd say anywhere between Devizes and Bath, but......! If you start in Devizes you'll go down the Caen Locks, which means you'll have to go back up on the way home and it's a long old climb! My wife is disabled... More
Maureen M
26 August 2015|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
We traveled to the flight and then turned around as this was our trip and went to Bath on a five day break which was more than enough time. I would recommend two active people on the lock gates for comfort.
Tim W
26 July 2015|
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Response from Colin P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. By a public loo I take it you mean a loo on the canal boat. Yes the loo on the boat we hired from Sally Narrowboats was spotless. Hope this helps.