Kennet and Avon Canal Trust JubileeTrip (Newbury, Berkshire) Reviews
Newest Review: ... headquarters in Devises and lastly 'The MV Barbara, McLellan ' is based near Bradford-on-Avon. So you can take a trip from a number of different towns along this waterway. THE JUBILEE This boat has been beautifully decorated and relaunched in 2012 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and of course the Trust's Golden jubilee. This is an especially appropriate way to celebrate Her Majesty's Jubilee as the restoration of the canal began 50 years ago when the Queen accepted a petition calling for its restoration. Then Thirty years after this Her Majesty came to reopen the canal aboard one of Trust's boats, the 'Rose of Hungerford'. PRI... more
Customer Kennet and Avon Canal Trust JubileeTrip (Newbury, Berkshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 10/08/12 (Very useful, 135 readings)
Canal Trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal from Newbury We spent a week end down near Newbury recently with some friends and most unlike us, we had not done a lot of research prior to the trip. We went straight to the tourist Information office when we went into Newbury and they suggested this trip as something we could do in the afternoon. The Avon and Kennet Canal Trust is a charity and this 'Jubilee' canal boat is run by volunteers entirely. The 'Jubilee' is a traditional narrowboat which seats 30 people. There was a small shop and licensed bar on board as well as a proper toilet! It was open to the outside but had covers that could be rolled ... Read the complete review
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