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Bradford on Avon

Barbara McLellan

65ft wide-beam boat for up to 40 passengers operating from Bradford on Avon Wharf Cottage, by the lock, BA15 1LE

Please see our dedicated website for more information about public boat trips and please be aware that, due to the Covid-19 situation, details about trips may vary from the description on this website. Our dedicated website will give more up-to-date information.

Public Trips:

  • Every Sat, Wed and Bank Holiday from Easter to October. Depart 2 pm cruising through the lock to Avoncliff aqueduct, returning at about 4.00-4:30 p.m. Adult £8, Child (5-15) £5
  • Every Sun from Easter to October. Depart 2 pm cruising to Hilperton Marina, returning at about 4:30 p.m. Adult £8, Child (5-15) £5
  • Special Trip: Throughout the season we have a variety of trips including cream teas, ploughman’s lunch and trips to Dundas Aqueduct and Bath.

Wheelchair/disabled access: maximum wheelchair width 70cm. Maximum wheelchair length 70cm.

Dogs are not carried on the Barbara McLellan.

To book in advance (up to the day before the trip) call 01380 721279 (option 1) – line open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. On the day, tickets are available in person only from the Canal Trust Cafe adjacent to the boat, subject to remaining availability.

All enquiries to the office on 01380 721279, Email:

Private Charters – The boat can be chartered for private parties. Prices start from £150. Trips from one hour to all day. Call our offie on 01380 721279 or email

Please see our dedicated website for more information about public boat trips.

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