Had just had a long walk along the river bank and needed to get to the other side of the river, the ferry saved me a 15 minute walk either way to the bridge.
Take a scenic ferry trip across the River Avon to the Waterside gardens by...
Take a scenic ferry trip across the River Avon to the Waterside gardens by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and recreation grounds.
In operation since 1937, and fully rebuilt in 2010 by Avon Boating, 'Malvolio' as it is named has ferried thousands of passengers back and forth over the River Avon. As one of the last remaining hand wound chain ferries in the country you will get to see a unique angle of the river with views downriver to the Holy Trinity Church and upstream to the RST.