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Public Trips

Departing from Devizes Wharf from the 2nd April to the 31st August 2022. The trips will start again on the 16th October and will run until the 30th October 2022. The September/October break is to allow some pre-planned maintenance to be carried on the Kenavon Venture.

Devizes Marina

A relaxing cruse through Devizes passing neatly tended gardens in an environment rich cutting before opening up towards the Vale of Pewsey, turning just past Devizes Marina and the Hour Glass Public House. Departs from Devizes Wharf on Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm, returning at approximately 4.15pm. Boarding starts 10 minutes before departure.

Adult £7, Children (3-15) £5, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £20. All children under 3 years old travel free

I Lock and Devizes Marina

We leave from Devizes Wharf and travel west to lock 50, the Kennet Lock (top Lock). We pass through this lock, turn and return through the lock. We then travel east and take a the relaxing cruise to Devizes Marine. Departs from Devizes Wharf on Sundays at 2.30pm, returning at 4.30pm. Boarding starts 10 minutes before departure.

Adults £8, Children (3-15) £6, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £22. All children under 3 years old travel free

Please be aware that food and drink cannot be brought on board. Drinks and snacks are available from the licensed bar on the boat.

Tickets for the trips can be booked online (see booking details) and tickets for any spare places for the trip will be available at the boat from 1 hour before the trip starts.

Kenavon Venture Trips for
1 Lock and Devizes Marina
1 lock then a cruise to just beyond Devizes Marina and back.
DayWhenStatus
Sunday22/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Sunday29/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Sunday05/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Sunday12/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Experience Some Locks
A cruise from Devizes Wharf along the Kennet & Avon canal, through 3 locks to the Black Horse pub and return.
DayWhenStatus
Thursday26/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Thursday02/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Thursday16/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Public Trip 2022
A cruise to just beyond Devizes Marina and back.
DayWhenStatus
Saturday21/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Wednesday25/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Saturday28/05/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Wednesday01/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Saturday04/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Wednesday08/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Saturday11/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Wednesday15/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets
Saturday18/06/2022 at 14:30Tickets

Lock Experience (3 locks)

We leave Devizes Wharf and head west through 3 locks to the Black Horse public house where we turn and return through the three locks. Departs from Devizes Wharf at 2.30pm, returning at 4.30pm.

Experience Some Locks
Adult £9.00, Senior £9.00, Child £6.00
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £24.00
Children under 3 travel free
14/04/22 at 14:30Completed
12/05/22 at 14:30Completed
26/05/22 at 14:30Tickets
02/06/22 at 14:30Tickets
16/06/22 at 14:30Tickets
30/06/22 at 14:30Tickets
07/07/22 at 14:30Tickets
11/08/22 at 14:30Tickets

View the Flight (6 locks)

A chance to visit the famous Caen Hill flight of locks by boat. Leaving Devizes Wharf we head west through 6 locks to the top of the flight where you will have the opportunity to spend about half and hour viewing the flight and stretching your legs before we return to the Wharf. Departs from Devizes Wharf at 2pm and returns at 5pm.

View the Flight Special
Adult £10.00, Senior £10.00, Child £7.00
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £28.00
Children under 3 travel free
28/07/22 at 14:00Tickets
25/08/22 at 14:00Tickets

Trip Booking

  • By using our online booking process
  • Select the Tickets button by the trip you wish to book, this will take you to online booking process for that trip
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD (card payments only)
  • To book on a Santa Cruise please phone 01380 721279 or email bookings@katrust.org.uk
  • Please note: The Kenavon Venture does not have the facilities to load passengers in wheelchairs. All passengers must be able to enter and leave the cabin using the steps at the entrance

    For our Trip Booking Terms and Conditions please see here

    How to find us

    The MV Kenavon Venture is moored on the wharf at Devizes, close to the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust museum (SN10 1EB). Pay and Display public car parking is available on the wharf. Please ensure you buy enough parking time as trips can overrun when there is a lot of traffic on the canal.