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COVID 19

All the Rose of Hungerford trips remain suspended. We have reluctantly decided that despite the easing of lockdown measures, it will not be possible offer any trips for the time being.  Sorry for any disappointment. We hope to be back operating again as soon as it is safe to do so and look forward to welcoming you on board then.

Currently there are no special trips but plans for 2021 will be published in due course.

The following Special Trips will may take place during 2021:

Coffee and Cake Trips

Cream Tea Trips

Caledonian Cruise

Hungerford Summer Festival Special

Santa Trips

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • The Devizes office is closed, if you wish to make a trip enquiry please email bookings@katrust.org.uk and include a contact phone number
  • You can also call at Fare Wise Travel, 19 High Street, Hungerford
  • Queries by email rose@katrust.org.uk
  • Full details of these trips follow:

    Coffee and Cake Trips

    New this year, these 1hour 30 minute trips will leave Hungerford Wharf at 11.30am on the same days as our very popular Cream Tea Cruises (see below). A perfect chance to travel along a particularly pretty stretch of the Kennet and Avon Canal. Treat the family or catch up with some friends while enjoying a coffee, tea or soft drink and a slice of delicious home-made cake.

    The Rose will leave Hungerford and head eastwards to Lower Denford and through Dun Mill Lock. After the boat turns round and takes you back to the Wharf.

    Coffee and Cake Trip Prices:

    Adults: £12.00 ; Children: £8.00;

    Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £38

    Tickets include a cup of coffee, tea or a soft drink with a slice of cake.

    Children under 3 are free but refreshments are not included.

    For catering purposes, please note that booking closes the day before the trip

    Trip Details

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    Cream Tea Cruises

    Cream Tea Cruises are held most Bank Holiday Mondays at 2.30pm. So join us for yet another cream tea trip where everyone will be served scone, jam & cream with tea, coffee or a soft drink. If you have a particular dietary requirement just give us a call.

    These trips depart from Hungerford wharf and last about 2 1/2 hours, going through two locks and then returning to the Wharf.

    Cream Tea Prices:

    Adults: £14.00 ; Children: £10.00;  Family (2 Adults & 2 Children £46) Tickets include a cup of coffee, tea or a soft drink with scone, jam, and cream

    Children under 3 are free but refreshments are not included.

    For catering purposes, please note that booking closes the day before the trip

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status

    Caledonian Cruise

    This 1hour 30 minute trip is a chance to savour the delights of the Kennet and Avon Canal together with foot tapping musical entertainment by Judith and Ian from the ‘Craigellachie Scottish Country Dance Band’ http://www.craigellachie-band. co.uk.  Judith is a volunteer crew member on the Rose of Hungerford and they will be playing a selection of favourites; one of which may be the appropriately titled “Machine Without Horses”. While they are playing you will be served tea and shortbread, and the onboard bar will be open if you would like to purchase a “wee dram” to complete this unique Scottish experience

    Prices:

    Adults: £10.00 ; Children: £6.00

    Tickets include a cup of coffee, tea or a soft drink with shortbread.

    Children under 3 are free but refreshments are not included.

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status

    Hungerford Summer Festival Special

    A perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.  2hours 30 minutes on the Rose of Hungerford on the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal with some special extra treats.  We are delighted to welcome back harpist, Ellie Prout (https://www.handsonharps.com/about-us/) as you cruise gently along enjoying strawberries and cream and a glass of sparkling wine.  An idyllic interlude to be enjoyed with family and friends.

    Prices:

    Tickets £15

    Tickets include a glass of sparkling wine, strawberries and cream.

    For catering purposes, please note that booking closes the day before the trip

    Trip Details

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    Santa Trips


    The crew were so sad that they were not able to run Santa trips in 2020, but we look forward to some extra-special Father Christmas fun in 2021.
     
     
    Join us for a 1 hour festive cruise along the Kennet and Avon Canal. Father Christmas will be there and refreshments will be provided for all.
     

    Trips start from Canal Walk, Hungerford, RG17 0EQ (just off the High Street) and return there 1 hour later.

    Ticket price £9, this includes a gift for each child.

    Pre-booking is required

    Trip Details

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