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Address: Packhorse Lane, Bathampton, Bath BA2 7DL, England
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Magical Canal Cruise.

For my 70th birthday I wanted to experience a boat trip after watching a 2hr programme on BBC called "All Aboard" filmed on the Avon and Kennet Canal. I was delighted to find The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maggie259
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For my 70th birthday I wanted to experience a boat trip after watching a 2hr programme on BBC called "All Aboard" filmed on the Avon and Kennet Canal. I was delighted to find The Lady Lena via the Internet. My husband and I were welcomed on board by a friendly Helen and Georgiana also Captain Jenks with a glass of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just had a lovely cruise on the Lady Lena for my nans 70th birthday, the hosts, Helen an Jenks we're lovely and looked after us all. They gave my nan a personal hand written birthday card which had a picture of the Lady Lena boat on the front. This was a lovely touch and something my nan will... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind words. We enjoyed your company and were very happy that your Nan had had such a good time on her special day. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful, peaceful trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal. I believe that there will soon be an electric-powered water bus as an additional, more economical way to enjoy a similar trip. It is to be called the Sir John Knill.

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

Thank you for your kind review and publicity for our new venture, the waterbus. But just to clarify Sir John Knill will be a public boat, not exclusive charter, and will only be going between Bathampton and Bath as there will only be 1 crew, unlike the Lady Lena that has 2 and can access anywhere between Bath and Bradford... More 

Plymouth, Devon
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606 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is certainly not your average canal boat; in fact, it's the oldest working electric propulsion boat we were advised and the album of photographs and newspaper cuttings is well worth looking at. In three and a bit hours, we travelled as far as Dundas Aqueduct and back, from Bath. Tea and coffee served on board - not instant coffee... More 

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

We do appreciate your comments and are so pleased that you enjoyed some of the finer details of your trip. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed November 7, 2016

My fiance and I hired Lady Lena for a 2 hour cruise yesterday. I proposed to her at the National Prior park and had the boat ride as the icing on the cake. It was a beautiful experience. Jenks and Helen looked after us very well and told us all bout the bridges and the sights we passed. So much... More 

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

Thank you very much Deno, it is such a pleasure and honour to be present at these very special moments. We will think about you in April and wish you the very best for your future. More 

West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Our hosts on the Lady Lena could not have been more hospitable. We had Champagne, flowers and a wonderful commentary on the history of the canal and its surroundings! What a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours soaking up the atmosphere.

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

Thank you so much for your support, we have made it to the 100! We do appreciate this. More 

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend The Lady Lena. Helen and Jenks were fantastic and looked after our group of 8 for a hen experience. I will definitely book again to take my family next year! First class trip out! Thank you 😊

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

Thank you so much for contributing towards making this our century score! More 

KENT
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I arranged the lovely Lady Lena for a 3 hour private trip. The organisation was superb and time keeping perfect. We were staying at the Macdonald Bath Spa hotel, and Jenks arranged to collect us on the canal around 5 minutes walk away. The trip was so peaceful and relaxing along the canal. The rain took nothing away from our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Highly recommend this trip. My husband and I exclusively hired the boat for 3 hours. But great for a party about 10. So relaxing going along the canal. Afternoon tea with freshly home baked scones amazing. So enjoyed this trip. Although it ended up raining, it didnt matter as was kept dry. Beautiful boat , lovely hosts.

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

Thank you. Yes, once everyone is on and dressed appropriately for the weather i.e. ponchos and umbrellas the rain becomes much less significant as you are well covered and having fun anyway. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband booked this as a surprise. What a fantastic couple of hours. Lovely boat fantastic crew and so glad this boat is back on the water where it should be!! Fab experience for lots of occasions x

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

And you were a fantastic couple! Thank you for the praise. More 

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