Day Boat Hire from Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire

Aldermaston wharf day boat hire is located on the beautiful Kennet & Avon waterway. You can either head West towards Thatcham or East towards Theale on your day trip, both including bridges, locks and pubs making for a varied and enjoyable day trip.

Marina Phone: 01189 714123
Marina E-mail: abclg@aldermastonwharf.com
Address: Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire, RG7 4JS (Get Directions)
Day Boat Capacity: Up to 10

Day Boat Hire from Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire

Aldermaston wharf day boat hire is located on the beautiful Kennet & Avon waterway. You can either head West towards Thatcham or East towards Theale on your day trip, both including bridges, locks and pubs making for a varied and enjoyable day trip.

Marina Phone: 01189 714123
Marina E-mail: abclg@aldermastonwharf.com
Address: Aldermaston Wharf, Berkshire, RG7 4JS (Get Directions)
Day Boat Capacity: Up to 10

DAY TRIP ROUTES

Thatcham & Return  ~6 Hours with 5 Locks

Thatcham and return is a steady cruise on the Kennet & Avon however do be mindful of the river current between bridges 28 and 31.

If you are not wanting to stop anywhere for lunch, then travelling West, may be a better option for you. Heading out towards Thatcham, you will carry on the Monkey Marsh Lock no 90, which is possible in a little over 6 hours, with 10 locks (5 each way) and 6 moveable bridges.

  • K&A is wide enough to turn anywhere.

  • 5 locks (each way)

  • 1 Canal side pub (The Rowbarge)

Theale & Return  ~4-6 Hours with 4 Locks

The perfect route if you want to stop half way for by lock 99 at the The Spring Inn for lunch.

The journey time to this point and back is just over 4 hours. If you would prefer not to stop for very long (no more than about an hour and a half) then you could even continue on to Sulhamstead Lock and turn after there instead.  This journey would take about 5 and a half hours in total with 8 locks and 10 bridges.

  • K&A is wide enough to turn anywhere.

  • 4 locks (each way)

  • 1 pub (not canal side) – The Spring Inn

BOAT DETAILS

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Location: Aldermaston Wharf
Type: Self Drive Tuition: Included
Carries – Up to 10 people

Facilities: Toilet, galley sink and hot & cold water & hob. Seating inside & out.

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