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The Lady Lena

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Address: Packhorse Lane, Bathampton, Bath BA2 7DL, England
Phone Number: 44 (0) 1225 834250
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Relaxing and different!

We spent a beautiful June evening on this lovely boat. Everything about the trip was perfect. You can bring your own picnic and drink. Helen and the 'Captain ' were excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SILVANABournemouth
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BOURNEMOUTH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a beautiful June evening on this lovely boat. Everything about the trip was perfect. You can bring your own picnic and drink. Helen and the 'Captain ' were excellent hosts - knowing when to tell us of points of interest but leaving us alone to enjoy the sights and wildlife. This is a different sort of treat. Unusual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Helen and Jenks for the fabulous boat ride. It was a magical evening with wonderful people. The history is great and it's better coming from people who are from the area rather than someone who has just read and preaches. Was so great to catch up. See you in NZ next year. :-)

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

It was great to have Kiwis aboard! Fish and chips and champagne made a change , plus seemed to go together well. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful afternoon I had with a group of friends on the Lady Lena ! From the crisp white table cloth, choice of interesting local teas, beautiful fresh flowers and mouth watering sweet and cheese scones, the whole experience was certainly special in every way. Thank you to the lovely Helen and Canal man Jenks for a great and... More 

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

Thank you so much for your praise and appreciation, we love it when we get it right. More 

Bath, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are just back from an idyllic afternoon cruise drifting down the Avon and Kennet Canal. The lady Lena is a beautifully restored electric launch skippered by the very knowledgeable Jenks whose family have a long canal tradition. Helen his wife served a delicious cream tea and a glass of champagne. This unique trip offers a different prospective on Bath... More 

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Outwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Helen and Jenks run a wonderful family business with their beautiful boat the Lady Lena. The entire process from booking to the end of the trip is easy and professional. And the trip - it is brilliant from start to finish. You are greeted at the boat after receiving excellent directions by the lovely Helen and Jenks. They kick off... More 

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It does mean a lot to us as we try to make your experience one not to forget and reviews such as this pay us back beyond measure. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We had a 2hr afternoon on the LadyLena for part of a hen weekend. Helen and Jenks were so welcoming and friendly. The boat trip is so peaceful and relaxing with beautiful views. We had cream tea and champagne which was to die for the best scones I have had and they were home made aswell! Helen also made gluten... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind comments, especially about the scones. Helen loves making scones and is thrilled when they live up to expectations or beyond. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Helen and Jenks for a fabulous afternoon- They were very welcoming and lovely people. The experience was amazing- so relaxing and chilled afternoon tea. The champagne and yummy home made gluten free scones were to die for and plenty of them too! Applaud you Helen! Would highly recommend. 2 hours of bliss and felt so chilled after. We... More 

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

Thank you for your amazing review! Helen is so pleased that the scones and champagne enhanced your experience. We always try to make your trip one to remember. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The trip was a surprise birthday present from my husband and couldn't be faulted. The boat is beautifully restored and very comfortable. It was very relaxing to travel down the canal and watch the world passing by. The homemade cream tea was delicious. We saw cygnets and ducklings and just at the end a heron landed nearby. Fantastic trip

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

Thank you very much for your kind appreciation. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

my daughter and I booked this as a surprise for my wife frances 70 th birthday , and what a wonderful day it was jenks and sarah were great host's providing welcome aboard drinks . LADY LENA is a beautiful boat as shown in the pictures and very quiet , I had a birthday banner made which jenks kindly put... More 

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

Thank you very much indeed for your glowing praise, we really enjoy making your experience as special as possible and enabling any extra details that will make it even better. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

We found the lady Lena through trip advisor and thought we'd book a trip for our wedding anniversary after reading the excellent reviews. The reviews certainly do not lie. What a truly amazing relaxing trip. We were very lucky to have such a sunny day for the trip. A wonderful trip up the canal. A delicious cream tea on the... More 

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