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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS NOTICE

Essential changes have been made in an effort to ensure the safety of all on board.  The Rose of Hungerford is a Covid secure environment and your help is sought to keep it secure. The following measures apply to every member of you group.  If you or anyone you live with exhibits Covid like symptoms please do not come to the boat.  Temperatures will be taken before boarding and anyone showing raised temperatures, along with other people in that party, will not be permitted to board.  Regrettably we cannot take wheelchair passengers for the time being.  You must be able to board the boat via the steps unaided by the crew.  Each passenger must bring their own face covering (if over 11 years old).  Hand sanitiser will be provided and must be used.  You will be asked to sit in a designated area of the boat to avoid other groups.  Movement about the boat will be limited.  Bar sales must be paid by card – preferably contactless.  Your details may be passed onto the Government Track and Trace Service if they request them. Sadly dogs are no longer allowed on board in the current situation.

WE THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP AND CO-OPERATION

The following Special Trips will take place during 2020

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

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Sunday22 Mar 202011:3013:00Coffee & Cake TripCancelled
    Monday13 Apr 202011:3013:00Coffee & Cake TripCancelled
    Friday08 May 202011:3013:00Coffee & Cake TripCancelled
    Monday25 May 202011:3013:00Coffee & Cake TripCancelled
    Monday31 Aug 202011:3013:00Coffee & Cake TripCancelled

    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
    Sunday22 Mar 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled
    Monday13 Apr 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled
    Friday08 May 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled
    Monday25 May 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled
    Monday31 Aug 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled
    Sunday04 Oct 202014:3017:00Cream Tea CruiseCancelled

    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
    Friday01 May 202017:0018:30Caledonian CruiseCancelled

    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

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday30 Jun 202014:3017:00Summer Festival SpecialCancelled


    Santa Trips

    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

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Saturday19 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Saturday19 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday20 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday20 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Monday21 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Monday21 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Tuesday22 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Tuesday22 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Wednesday23 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Wednesday23 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Thursday24 Dec 202011:0012:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Thursday24 Dec 202013:0014:00Santa Trip9Use Trip Booking information