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Tiverton Canal Co . . is home to one of the Last Horse-Drawn Barges in Great Britain and is run as a Canal Living Heritage Visitor Attraction. Relax on a Horse-Drawn Barge Trip . . . as we take you along the beautiful Grand Western Canal Country...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
The Wharf Canal Hill | Canal Hill, Tiverton EX16 4HX, England
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Tiverton is the home of one of the last Horse Drawn Barges in Great Britain and is an experience not to be missed. Owned and run by the Brind family for over 40 years this traditionally painted wide beam 75 seater barge will slowly and...More
We took the two and a half hour trip and it was so peaceful, especially the two minutes silence on the way back. It was like stepping back in time - just the clip clop of Ruby’s hooves and the water lapping against the boat....More
What a fantastic day. Lovely family run business. Great trip. Being pulled by a horse was amazing. Very informative commentary. We had to keep quiet for 2 mins. All we could hear was the horse walking, the water lapping and birds. Great value trip.
An enjoyable 2.5 hours in a horse drawn barge. Staff friendly and informative. Hot drinks on board very expensive - 3 x hot chocolates and 1x Baileys hot chocolate = £14.00. Ruby the Clydesdale horse was beautiful and very well behaved. She looked well kept...More
We took the 1.5 hour trip which was really lovely. We were welcomed by the 'Trainee Skipper' as she liked to called herself who was extremely informative and has a great character. Pity some of our fellow passengers (one family) were too rude to listen...More
This was the highlight of my holiday. So peaceful - especially during the 2 minutes silence. The clip clop of Ruby the horse, the lapping of the water and the sound of the birds. I could have stayed on all day. Excellent commentary but not...More
We went on the 2.5 hour journey and enjoyed every minute. The staff in the booking office and on the barge were helpful and friendly, and seemed to love their jobs, which made this a happy experience. During the journey we were asked to be...More
This was one of the most peaceful 2 and 3/4 hours we spent in 2 weeks in Devon. We turned up just as the boat was leaving and they very kindly delayed departure whilst we paid our car park and bought the tickets. We hopped...More