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The Lady Lena

Kennet and Avon Canal, Bath, England
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Ranked #4 of 46 activities in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful time on board the Lady Lena. After being collected from Bathampton, we had a delightful trip along the canal towards Freshford. Jenkyn and Helen were fantastic hosts. They were both so accommodating and provided excellent facilities for us to enjoy our afternoon out on the canal. We also had afternoon tea on the return journey, and... More

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toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We escaped the hustle & bustle of London for a day in Bath, and booked a 2 hr trip on the Lady Lena. Quite simply, one of the most memorable afternoons spent in England. A peaceful, elegant but relaxed way to unwind - learn a bit of History and take in some very pretty views. We started with a glass... More

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Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are very happy that you were able to experience a little of what Bath has to offer. I was such a shame that you were on a flying visit because there was lots more to see. It was fun having you both aboard. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

An amazing experience,what a fantastic way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Wonderful hosts for whom this really is a labour of love. Something really unique to do for a special occasion or just one very special afternoon out with friends.

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Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to send your review, we do appreciate it very much and hope to see you again. Jenkyn More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My partner surprised me by booking the Lady Lena for a 2 hour trip down the canal. It was an absolutely fantastic experience and very romantic :) We were given a glass of bubbly on board and then a cream tea (the scones are to die for!) Jenkyn and Helen were lovely hosts and gave us 2 options on what... More

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Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a brilliant review, We enjoyed your company on the boat and glad you were able to sample the award winning world famous scones. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I took my partner on the Lady Lena for her birthday and she absolutely loved every minute of our 2 hour trip. We were given a very warm welcome and a glass of bubbly when we arrived. We were in very capable hands as Jenkyn and Helen were fantastic hosts and I have to say we were made to feel... More

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Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind words, we are so pleased you had a lovely trip and we enjoyed your company. More

Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had the most amazing few hours on the boat. Beautiful scenery, beautiful guides and great food and of course, amazing champagne! Helen and Jenkyn were perfect hosts and everything was just perfect. I would recommend this to anyone, for any ocassion. Don't think about it, just book it - you won't regret it. Have fun!

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BATH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Even though I have walked this stretch of the canal many times, this was such a different way of seeing it. This isn't just a job or business venture for Helen & Jenks: it is a labour of love from the way they rescued the rotting hull to its pristine condition now. Nothing is too much trouble for them, we... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Such a fantastic way to spend a few hours in Bath. The accommodations were absolutely lovely. I would highly recommend a trip down the canal in the beautiful Lady Lena.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Absolutely fabulous day on the Kennet and Avon in the Lady Lena. Helen and Jenks made us feel like royalty and the boat certainly matches those standards. It was faultless from beginning to end. Helen and Jenks made it really easy to organise and are easy to work with. If you are hesitating, don't. There is none better!

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I didn't tell my partner about the boat trip, so it was a complete surprise. The wonderful people who own the boat were just involved enough to provide us with the history of the boat, its restoration and information about where we travelled, and then they left us to talk and enjoy a fantastic afternoon tea. Swans, cranes, and other... More

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