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Mothers Day

There are two trips on Mothers Day 31st March 2019, leaving Devizes Wharf at 11:30 and 2:00pm for a 2 hour cruise turning at Devizes Marina.

Price includes a Cream Tea (except for children under 3 years).
Pre-booking essential. Adults £10.00, Children (3-15) £7.50

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Sunday11 Mar 201811:3013:30 Mothers Day Cream TeaCompleted
Sunday11 Mar 201814:0016:00 Mothers Day Cream TeaCompleted

 

Afternoon Tea Special

The Afternoon Tea Special is on Tuesday 21st May & 3rd September 2019, leaving Devizes Wharf at 2:00pm for a 3 hour cruise through some lovely countryside.

Price includes an Afternoon Tea (except for children under 3 years).
Pre-booking essential. Adults £12.00, Children (3-15) £8.00

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Tuesday22 May 201814:0017:00Afternoon Tea Specials 2019Completed
Tuesday04 Sep 201814:0017:00Afternoon Tea Specials 2019Completed

 

Children’s Halloween Trip


There is something spooky going on down on the canal! Bring your young ones along to join our crew in fancy dress for an hour of storytelling and games. The trip sets off as evening comes and all on board will need to keep their eyes peeled to warn the crew of any ghoulish creatures lurking along the towpath. Price includes drinks and jellies for the children and there is a cuppa and cakes for the adults too, so that they don’t feel left out.

 

Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st October 2019, 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Adults £5, Children £4.
Not recommended for under threes

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Sunday28 Oct 201816:3017:30Halloween - ChildrenCompleted

 

Santa Cruise

One hour trip including mulled wine and a mince pie for adults and orange juice, sweets and an individual present from Santa for the children.
Ticket price £7.50

Please note that in the event of severe weather the boat may not be able to leave the wharf, an alternative programme will apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Saturday08 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseSold Out
Sunday09 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseSold Out
Saturday15 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseSold Out
Sunday16 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseSold Out
Wednesday19 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
Friday21 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
Saturday22 Dec 201811:0012:00Santa CruiseSold Out

 

Pirate Boat Trip

With Cap’n Jack on Thursday 30th May 2019, leaving Devizes Wharf at 10:30am and 12:30pm
 

Ahoy me hearties, join us on a children’s special pirate trip with captain Jack and his motley crew on the Ken Avon Adventurer in search of Billy Bones treasure. Lots of fun and prizes, find the rats hidden on the boat and what will the pirates do as they search for Billy Bones treasure?

Dare you take this one and a half hour trip down a lock and back along the canal in search of this treasure.
Dress like a pirate and join in, you don’t want to be the odd one out, the plank will be waiting.

Pirate Trip

Pre-booking essential Adults £7.00, Children £6.00 (Includes Treasure)

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Thursday31 May 201810:3012:00Pirate Boat TripCompleted
Thursday31 May 201812:3014:00Pirate Boat TripCompleted

 

Quiz Night

30th May, 27th June, 25th July 2019, departing Devizes Wharf at 7:00pm and returning at 10:00pm.

A light hearted quiz night starting with a fish (brain food!) and chip supper included in the price. There will be a break between each round of questions for answers, allowing time for refreshments from the licenced bar. Due to the nature of the seating layout on board the boat, teams will be limited to four people with a maximum of nine teams. So come along with your team of four, or join others on board to make a scratch team and new friends! The winning team will get a free drink each from the bar.

Ticket price Adults £12.00 (not suitable for children).

Trip Booking

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Cruise)
  • Phoning our Devizes office during office hours (weekdays) on 01380 721279
  • Calling at the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust shop at Devizes Wharf
  • Calling at Devizes Books, Handel House, Sidmouth Street, Devizes, Wilts, SN10 1LD

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

We regret that we cannot allow dogs on some of our trips including music evening or trips that include food

Trip Details

Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
Wednesday06 Jun 201819:0022:00Quiz NightCompleted
Wednesday18 Jul 201819:0022:00Quiz NightCompleted
Wednesday15 Aug 201819:0022:00Quiz NightCompleted
Wednesday12 Sep 201819:0022:00Quiz NightCancelled