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25-Minute Bath River Cruise including Pulteney Weir provided by River Adventures

25-Minute Bath River Cruise including Pulteney Weir

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Overview
Discover the spirit of Bath on an Avon River cruise. This short but informative Bath river cruise takes you through the city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and past landmarks such as St. John the Evangelist Church and Pulteney Bridge. Stay comfortable in your vintage Broads Cruiser boat outfitted with a sunroof for summer and a coal fire for winter.
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You'll start at
Broad Quay
Broad Quay, Bath BA2, UKTours start at Bath Quays Waterside, adjacent to Avon Street Carpark. We are 1 minute from Bath Bus Station and Broad Quay (Road). 5mins from Bath Spa Train Station. Look out for the 'A' Board on the waterside and view the location photo here https://riveradventures.co.uk/central-bath-pick-up-point/
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  • Pass by Pulteney Bridge
    Pass by Kennet & Avon Canal
    Pass by St John The Evangelist Church
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    River Avon
    Stop: 25 minutes -
    The River has been key to the evolution of the city with the Weir, Half Penny Bridge, St Johns Church and more making the history along it's banks rich with culture, diverse wildlife and have a life of it's own. Your Skipper and guide will delight you with it's story.
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You'll end at
Broad Quay
Broad Quay, Bath BA2, UKTours start at Bath Quays Waterside, adjacent to Avon Street Carpark. We are 1 minute from Bath Bus Station and Broad Quay (Road). 5mins from Bath Spa Train Station. Look out for the 'A' Board on the waterside and view the location photo here https://riveradventures.co.uk/central-bath-pick-up-point/
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Highlights
  • Discover the city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from the water
  • Cruise the Avon River on an authentic 1960s Broads Cruiser
  • See St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulteney Bridge, and more
  • Small-group tour ensures personalized attention from your skipper
What to Expect
Greet your guide in central Bath and hop aboard a retro Broads Cruiser, a 1960s craft designed for Norfolk's waterways. Sail past the start of the Kennet and Avon Canal, pass under North Parade Bridge, and savor views of St. John the Evangelist Church. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, including peregrine falcons. Snap photos of the landmark Pulteney Bridge and admire the rushing waters of the famous Pulteney Bridge Weir, backed by Bath’s UNESCO-listed Old Town. Discover the city’s history and heritage as your skipper tells stories of ancient Bath, before returning to your starting point, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Broad Quay, Bath BA2, UK
Duration
25m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
Exclusions
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late arrival
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Marissa wrote a review Oct 2019
London, United Kingdom11 contributions2 helpful votes
The boat cruise was a highlight of our trip to Bath. It was raining, windy and cold and we weren't sure if we'd want to go on the boat, but we are so glad we did. The boat was cozy, warm and perfect to see Bath -- rain or shine! We indulged ourselves in a glass of prosecco,
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Terence C wrote a review Oct 2019
Sywell, Northampton15 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a great welcome. The boat was lovely. We left on time. The cabin was cosy with a real wood burner keeping us warm. The guide Georgina was very nice, knowledgeable and helpful. All in all an excellent well priced boat trip.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Daniel C wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions2 helpful votes
We went on this cruise as something different to do around Bath and we are glad we did! The trip was really interesting and fun, with great service from the tour operators and good humour to make the trip more enjoyable for everyone. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: September 2019
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George H wrote a review Sep 2019
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We did the 3pm boat trip to Pulteney Weir on Saturday the 14th, and had a wonderful time. The crew on the boat (sorry, I can’t remember your names) were both fantastic- really helpful and knowledgeable about the city. 10/10 for customer service! Additionally, it was a nice,
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Y Kuntay wrote a review Sep 2019
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They are great, brilliant short trip and lots of information. Great staff, very reasonable price. you are superb guys.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Mandy200447
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Walking tour
Great walking tour around Bath. Unfortunately we didn't do the river part as the water was too high. Lots of loca
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kathleenp180
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Terrific way to see Bath
I really enjoyed this walk and the guide was excellent. The boat ride was particularly lovely. This is a great wa
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Dorothy F
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Perfect walking tour
The perfect length and way to acclimate to Bath. Lots of fun stories. It covered most of the city, excepting the Ro
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TimPaine
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Excellent Walking Tour in Bath
Thank you to River Adventures and Nola for a really interesting and informative walking tour of Bath. We discovered
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Wendy and Chris H
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Great introduction to Bath
What a lovey way to see Bath. Firstly by boat on the river and then walking around the pretty town. Jacob was our f
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terryandsueg
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Walking tour
We were met on time at the meeting point stated. The tour guide was engaging and knowledgeable. Although it was onl
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Catharine1972
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Informative and interesting
This walk may only be 50 minutes long but it gives a good overview to the city of Bath. Starting at the Avon Street
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Beefheart21
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Bath on foot and Boat
Good split trip, we were late for the boat part of the trip so did that the next day (thank you). The walking tour
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VasilisM209
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50-min walk
Nola was an amazing tour with great personality.... Many interesting facts said without too much granular details t
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Ginny4AP
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Fuelled by bubbles
Lovely little trip up and down the river. Boat was quirky but comfy. Lovely guide (Hannah) was informative and fun.
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Amanda D
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Birthday Boat Trip
I booked this trip for my daughters birthday but were delayed due to heavy traffic. I phoned ahead to explain the s
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VerityS548
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River adventures
Lovely boat and walk tour, highly recommend this at the start of your visit. Personalised and small group. Thank yo
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Mary Lou G
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Do not expect a fancy boat, this one is old
The "river cruise" was meh, but the walking tour in the pouring rain was exceptional our guide was quite knowledgea
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Jeremy B
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Amazing small tour
This was the perfect way to see Bath in one day! We stopped over in Bath for just a few hours, after waking up in L
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490noels
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River cruise best part
the river cruise was fun and interesting on a lovely afternoon. the walking tour was a bit rushed with our guide wa
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  • Duration: 25m
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