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Kennet & Avon Canal

South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
+44 1380 827808
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25-Minute Bath River Cruise including Pulteney Weir
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“boat hire” (6 reviews)
“narrow boat” (11 reviews)
South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
+44 1380 827808
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

just spent an amazing Monday to Friday boating on the Kennett and Avon canal. we had always wanted to have a go and when we spotted a groupon deal with Sallys narrow boats we jumped at the chance. we hired Leah a 55ft narrow boat...More

Thank _jackie_maria15
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Put 8 hens on a Foxhangers boat and send them out on the canal. Add beautiful weather and you have an almost perfect experience. The boat was really well laid out and the facilities were really good. Need to mark them down as the water...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Just finished a week on 'bella' and would recommend to any couple looking for their first narrowboat holiday. Bella is only 45ft long so is really easy to manage and simple to manoeuvre which is vital for your first time out. Bella is really well...More

Thank celpaulwilliams
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Rented Flying Fox from Foxhangers. The toilets smelt awful from the start. Three days in someone was dispatched to Bath to add chemicals to cover the stench. Two days later it was as bad as before. Mystery foul water in front shower on the third...More

Thank phman
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We hired a boat just for the day for my Auntie's birthday so the family could spend the day together and we loved it! There were 10 of us (2 of which were children) which was a comfortable amount, but you could have fit a...More

Thank liv6242016
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 1 August 2017

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

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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.