FAQs

No, parties of under 15 can just turn up

One hour. Half an hour upriver from Pulteney Weir, then it’s another half hour back to Bath where we wait 20 minutes before we start the next one hour round trip.

Yes, you pay a one way fare of £5 on the boat. If you return you pay another £5 on the boat for the return journey.

No. Our main cruising season is from Easter to October. Trips may be undertaken outside of these times. However, if the river is flooded or the weather atrocious, no boats will be running.

We cruise seven days a week.

There’s no need to buy them in advance. We collect the fares on board. It may be wise to call us to reserve a space for a group. All payments to be made by contactless card reader

Yes, after welcoming you on board we leave you in peace to enjoy the trip upriver from Pulteney Bridge, then on the return to Bath we have an informative and (some people think) entertaining commentary.

Currently, no. We are currently NOT stopping at Bathampton due to an unsafe landing stage

Yes, as long as there is room on the returning boat.

Yes, many people walk back to Bath along the towpath of the Kennet & Avon canal, which is just over two miles and takes you under two delightful early iron footbridges and through Sidney Gardens.

We have room on board for wheelchair passengers provided they can manage, with our assistance, a few steps to board

Yes. We have plenty of room, especially if they fold up

Yes, as long as parents take responsibility for them & keep them with them at all times

For Staff & emergencies only

Yes, we have experience of taking a varied range of groups with many different special needs. Please let us know in advance how we can help

Yes, we have a lot of experience with all types of schools and foreign language students

Yes, we carry out a regular risk assessment and a copy is held on board the vessel at all times. One can be provided in advance of your booking if requested

No, there is a galley onboard serving hot & cold drinks

Well behaved dogs are always welcome.