Take A Relaxing Break With Kennet & Avon Canal Boat Hire

We specialise in low cost narrow boat hire with the highest level of professional service on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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Covid-19 Statement

From the 17th of May 2 households may sleep on the boat but the maximum of 6 people still applies.

From the 21st of June when all restrictions are lifted and our normal numbers can be reapplied. The above dates are ‘no earlier than’ and are subject to change inline with Government regulations.

When entering the boat the designated skipper and one other can initially come aboard for the show through, and during the training only one person may be at the rear of the boat with the instructor. Masks must be worn when the instructor is on the boat with you.

Welcome to Kennet and Avon Canal Boats, where you can book a unique break on one of Britain’s most attractive canals and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Wiltshire countryside.

Kennet and Avon Canal Boats is a small family owned business offering low cost canal and narrow boat hire ideal for families and couples alike. The small fleet of three very individual, quality boats is based in the picturesque village of Bathampton, just 3 miles from the centre of the World Heritage City of Bath, and is owned and run by Richard and Sue Warren. The boats are moored just off Tynings Road in Bathampton, the postcode BA2 6TQ will take you to Bathampton Primary School and the boats will be almost opposite there.

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“We have lived in and around Bath for most our lives and can offer you information about the area that only a local resident will know. Having previously been in the hospitality industry as hotel owners we know how to provide the standard of service that makes your holiday unforgettable.”

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A compact 26 foot long cruiser stern narrow boat, Tinka sleeps a maximum of three people. Her petite size makes her ideal for people who are new to narrow boating.


A comfortable 36 foot long cruiser stern narrow boat, Abbey can sleep up to four people with a fixed double and make up double bed.

Dottie B

A spacious 55 foot cruiser stern narrow boat, the big sister of the family can accommodate up to five people. Ideal for the larger family.