Kennet Valley Horse Drawn Barge Experience

Kennet Valley Horse Drawn Barge Experience

Wednesdays and Saturdays £32 per person

Our return trip leaves the hotel at 11.00am and you'll travel by coach to start your day in Newbury with the Kennet & Avon Canal Experience. Here you can treat yourself to lunch in one of the many riverside pubs and cafes or take a stroll along the towpath and enjoy the views. In the afternoon you'll travel on to Kintbury where you'll enjoy a leisurely two hour horse drawn barge cruise complete with tea and cake. 

Why not visit

  • Beale Park Boat Show – 2nd-4th June (42 mins) - There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats
  • Horse Drawn Barge Trip – April to September (supplement applies). A leisure two hour horse drawn jaunt down the Kennet and Avon canal with tea and cake provided.
  • Hungerford - There's so much to explore in Hungerford, so many reasons to visit our beautiful, historic town surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty (3 miles away)
  • Marlborough - Marlborough is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to Bath. It boasts the second widest high street in Britain (9 miles away)
  • Avebury - Avebury henge and stone circles are one of the greatest marvels of prehistoric Britain.
  • Highclere Castle - visit this beautiful country house, used to film the award-winning period drama Downtown Abbey (18 miles away)
  • Windsor castle - take a look at the royal residence at Windsor
  • Oxford - Oxford is a wonderful place to wander: the oldest colleges date back to the 13th century, and little has changed inside the hallowed walls since
  • Salisbury Cathedral - Built to the glory of God, this vibrant Cathedral church with Britain's tallest spire and best preserved Magna Carta is just 8 miles from Stonehenge
  • Cotswolds - rolling hills and grassland harbour thatched medieval villages, churches and stately homes built of distinctive local yellow limestone
  • The Racecourse, Newbury - (12.5 miles away)
  • Prehistoric Stonehenge - Visitors centre, museum and cafe (31 miles away)