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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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We spent a week in the slow lane from Eynsham to Lechlade, Oxford and return. Anglo Welsh were very helpful and informative and we soon became used to life abouard a narrow boat. The boat was well appointed and we had a great time visiting...More

Thank Sandskier
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was one of the best holidays I've ever had. The canal was wonderful with lots of peaceful stretches, amazing views, good pubs along the way, excellent mooring choices and many places to explore. We went to Bath and back in a week and enjoyed...More

Thank Tracey11G
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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.