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Boating and Rowing

The Pulteney Princess

Enjoy the tranquillity of the river Avon aboard the Pulteney Princess, this public boat is licenced to carry up to 45 passengers and will take you 2 miles up the river to Bathampton at a relaxing 4 knots. Although fully enclosed, when the sun is shining they always open the roof at the front and rear, plus there are cushioned seating.


One hour round trip: Adult £9, Children 5-16 years £5
Half hour one way: Adult £5, Children 5-16 years £3


Bath Boating Station

This gorgeous boating station is placed perfectly on the river a short walking distance from The Bird, Bath and is open from Easter to October. Rowing, punting and canoeing are available and can be hired either by the hour or for the entire day; you can even make use of their free punting lessons.

Pricing: £7 per hour

Please contact the team directly for bookings

Bath Boating Station
Forrester Road
Bath BA2 6QE


Lady Lena

Enjoy a leisurely trip in the oldest electric river launch in existence, the Lady Lena. This beautiful vessel was built in the 1890s and has been lovingly restored to its former glory after being left partially submerged in backwaters in 1939.

Capable of carrying up to 24 passengers, this can be booked for private charter from £100 for 2 people. Cruise anywhere from Bath to Bradford-up-Avon and enjoy cream teas, private caterer or even bring your own picnic.

The Lady Lena
Packhorse Lane
Bath, BA2 7DL


Bath Narrowboats

This fleet are environmentally friendly and available for day hire and are self-drive. Each boat holds up to 12 people so perfect for family days out and special party occasions. On collection, a comprehensive demonstration will be provided for handling, and the safely of the boat.

There are several restaurants and pubs along the river, enjoy your day and moor up for mini-breaks as you explore the Avon.

Bath Narrowboats
Sydney Wharf
Bathwick Hill
Bath BA2 4EL


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