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Boating & Cruises


Boating & Cruises In Bath

Bath has some incredible Boating & cruising services where you will find a commitment to excellence and who are proud of their reputation for quality, reliability and value for money. Theur aim is to give you, the best quality canal experience out of Bath.

Experience the magic of the Kennet & Avon canal and for your day out to be your best memory of Bath.

If you want a day out with a difference, or simply to relax with your family, or to celebrate something special, then hiring one self drive narrowboats would be the ideal solution.

If you have thought about taking a holiday on a canal boat and are not sure if you would like it, then this is also the ideal way to find out.

For businesses, the day boats are perfect for team development activities or a just a day out. For a small hen party, what a great way to have some fun with the girls along the canal.

Bath has a diverse collection of traditional Boats to amaze its visitors. The Skiff, The Punt and The Canoe are some of the popular boats in the area.

The Skiff

The Skiff is a type of rowing boat adapted for leisure use on inland waterways: long, graceful and slender for speed, but broad enough for stability and comfort. The oarsman sits in the centre (amidships for purists) and rows ( again, strictly speaking “sculls” since he is using both oars); his passengers, meanwhile, sit back in comfort and make encouraging remarks and also steer the boat by means of a pair of lines to the rudder. Larger skiffs have positions for two oarsmen (oarspersons, perhaps, nowadays?). The most elegant have wicker backrests; all are traditional varnished wood and most were made here where the tradition of boat building goes back over a century and a half.

The Punt

The punt is a flat-bottomed boat, typically used in small rivers and canals. It is propelled by pushing a long pole against the river bed and forcing the punt forward through the water. The same pole is used to steer by trailing it in the water astern after the propelling stroke is finished and moving it to one side or the other. It sounds more complicated than it really is and a little tuition at commencement will send most novices happily on their way.

The Canoe/Kayak

The Canoe is the traditional Canadian style with wooden paddle. Kayak style canoes with the traditional double paddle are also available.

Bath Boating Station

Bath Boating Station is the ideal base for your stay in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath. It is a charming Victorian boating station Thames Skiffs (rowing boats), Canadian canoes & Kayaks, punts & rowing punts for hire by the hour
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Bath City Boat Trips

Bath City Boat Trips, provide river trips up and down the River Avon, they have received the certificate of excellence on Trip Advisor as a result of the rating of their customers
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Canal boat cruises

Lady Lena, a Victorian electric launch, is available for charter on the picturesque Kennet and Avon Canal anywhere from Bath to Bradford-on- Avon, is suitable for parties of between 2-10 people and can be chartered for anything from 2-6hrs
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Pulteney Cruisers Ltd

Pulteney Cruisers is the longest established boat tour operator in Bath. They have been running boat trips from Pulteney weir in the centre of Bath for over 50 years. Their boats each seat 80 people & have a cafe & toilet on board. There is a
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Bath Narrowboats

They offer the perfect combination of effortless comfort, relaxing indulgency, bespoke service and gourmet food. Lots of restaurants lay claim to stunning views and a prime location, but how many can say that their surroundings are ever-changing? It’s a
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The Penny Lane

Bath's favourite party boat The Penny Lane is available to hire for a wide range of Private Hire and Corporate events on the River Avon in Bath. They can help you organise any kind of Party, including Birthdays, Weddings, Office Parties
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