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The Lady Lena

Address: Kennet and Avon Canal, Bath, England
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Ranked #5 of 73 Activities in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I booked the Lady Lena for my mother's 70th birthday which was a fantastic experience from start to finish. Helen and Jenks are so friendly and helpful, they could not have done more for us! The boat is simply beautiful. We were picked up from Bathampton and taken out towards the Viaduct on a two hour relaxing trip. We were... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We treated ourselves to a champagne picnic and private 2 hour tour of the canal on the Lady Lena during our trip to Bath. Our hosts, Jenks and Helen, were exceedingly friendly and charming. The boat is STUNNING, lovingly restored and the history of it's origins and restoration are fascinating. As we're vegan, we brought our own picnic (easy to... More 

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

Thank you very much for your glowing review. We try to make every trip special for our guests and we are very happy that we managed to make your day. Jenks More 

South Cerney, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Thank you for helping make Wednesday a special day for Jacks. We had a very relaxing couple of hours with lovely hosts, very pleasant champagne and very enjoyable cream tea which I highly recommend. I wish we could have had time for a much longer trip but we now have that to look forward to next time. Pottering along with... More 

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

Thank you for your reveiw, the crew where pleased that everything lived up to expectations. We hope to see you again for the next birthday. Jenks More 

Wayzata, Minnesota, United States
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a very special boat with very special hosts. We asked for warm sunshine - and they provided it, along with a scenic peaceful ride along the canal. Helen's scones are amazing and we enjoyed them with tea as we cruised along. She even provided one for feeding the swans. We learned a lot about the history of this... More 

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

thank you for your wonderful review. The crew are very pleased you enjoyed the Lady Lena experience and Helens scones. The swan family have started going their own separate journeys. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I booked the Lady Lena for 12th September 2014 to propose to my girlfriend. Whilst she knew that we were going to get engaged that day she had no idea where or how. She was completely amazed by the surprise trip & she loved every second. Jenks & Helen were completely fantastic, especially with all the planning that was involved... More 

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

thank you for allowing the crew and the banner posters to witness your perfect proposal. I am glad it all went to plan, and thank you for taking time to write your review. More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We booked a trip on the Lady Lena as a surprise for my father's 80th Birthday. Jenkyn and Helen were perfect hosts, Helen gave us some history and made sure we had everything we needed. Leaving us to enjoy afternoon tea but available if we needed anything. We had champagne when we arrived and Helen made us pots of tea... More 

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

Well what can I say? Thank you for your terrific revue, so pleased and proud that your Dad said it was the best birthday party ever. Please please come back and see us again. More 

Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Helen and Jenks, the owners of the boat, were wonderful guides, sharing with us their extensive knowledge of the canal's colourful history and the origins of their gorgeous vessel. The pair are prepared for all weather conditions from parasols in the blinding sun, macs and umbrellas in the rain and hot water bottles and blankets in the chillier months meaning... More 

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

Thank you for your excellent review, I shall pass on your kind comments to the caterers. I am very happy that the umbrellas, hot water bottles and blankets didn`t need to make an appearance. More 

hertfordshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A big thank you to Jenks and Helen for a lovely afternoon on the Lady Lena, so peaceful and lots of local knowledge from Helen. The Champagne was perfect and we will definately recommend you. Thank you again.

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

Thank you for allowing us to show you a bit of Bath that a lot of visitors miss. It was a pleasure having you aboard and thank you also for taking the time to send in a review. It certainly helps or bookings. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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

thank you for your kind review, we are delighted that you had a great time and cream tea went down well. It was a pleasure meeting you. More 

toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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