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Address: Packhorse Lane, Bathampton, Bath BA2 7DL, England
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Brilliant and a must if you are in a Bath

Instructions on how to find and meet up on the Canal. When they arrived introductions and assisted to get on board. It is a lovely little boat, we had afternoon tea and as it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Instructions on how to find and meet up on the Canal. When they arrived introductions and assisted to get on board. It is a lovely little boat, we had afternoon tea and as it was special , champers as well. Knowledge of what we were passing, history of the canal, the boat and the surrounding countryside as you slowly glide... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a trip on Lady Lena on the 21st April with my wife and 3 children. We had a great couple of hours on the river. Jenks, Helen and Emma, were the perfect hosts and made us feel very welcome. Helen provided lots of interesting information and facts along the way and was very freindly. The kids enjoyed the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I organised a trip on the Lady Lena for my friend's Hen party. They were so lovely. When numbers changed with an hour's notice they were flexible and understood when we were ten minutes late. The boat was beautiful. The scones were fresh, jam was homemade and the lavender tea was brewed with homegrown lavender! At the end of the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spoke to Jenks and Helen a few months ago when I was planning my friends hen do. They were so helpful and friendly in all our emails, they gave me lots of help with directions and answered all my questions about food and drink on board the boat. When we arrived at the boat, they helped all us ladies... More 

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. It was a pleasure for us to bring your television viewing to life and make it real although the boat on the programme was doing 2mph and we travel at 4mph where appropriate. The Daily Mail referred to us as the Boy Racers of the Canal. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 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 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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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610 reviews
283 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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 7 November 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 9 October 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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