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Canal Boat Club At Hilperton Marina


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Bedrooms: Number may vary with unit
Checking in: After 1400 hours.
Checking out: Before 0930 hours.

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The fully equipped boats at Canal Boat Club At Hilperton Marina in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, are purpose built in the North East of England. Narrowboats are built for the special purpose of cruising the inland canal waterways of Britain, they are narrow, tight, long and heavy. Please be aware that beds can often be smaller or narrower than at home.

Accommodation includes: Galley with cooker, refrigerator, microwave, sink and all items you will need to cater on board. A comfortable double berth on both sizes of boats and, on the sleeps six, two single berths. A bathroom with toilet, shower and washbasin on both boats and an extra toilet on the six berth boats. A dinette for eating and relaxing during the day, which also makes up to a double berth, if required, at night. Other equipment includes a Television, DVD Player, Radio and CD Player. The boats also have central heating and a 240 volt electricity supply.

Cruising is subject to guests accepting the compulsory tuition, which is only available on check-in days. In exceptional circumstances you may not be able to cruise if the Marina staff are not confident in your ability to use the Narrowboat. Minimum number of able bodied persons required is 2.

Parking is available for one car per booking, additional parking spaces may be available. Guests are advised to bring wet weather clothing. The club does not guarantee that cruising will be possible since weather conditions; infrastructure repairs or unseen events may impose restrictions over which we have no control. Compensation for loss of cruising time will not be available under any circumstances.

Two dogs per boat are allowed at this Marina, an extra charge per dog is made upon arrival. Guests MUST contact the office at least 24 hours in advance to confirm their time of arrival and number of guests in party. For additional information, please do visit
Canal Boat Club At Hilperton Marina is well located on the fabulous Kennet and Avon Canal, often considered one of the very best for wildlife and natural beauty. Within just a days cruising discover the stunning and unique city of Bath and its world famous Brine Baths, now a World Heritage site. To the east of the Marina is the spectacular Caen Hill flight of locks.

There are a number of supermarkets within a couple of miles of the Marina in the town of Trowbridge. There is a shop and chandlery at the Marina.

Hilperton Marina Cruising Routes include Bath, Bristol, Bradford on Avon, Devizes, Hungerford. Full details of each route are available to view on

Canal maps and other information are provided on arrival. Please do visit if you would like to plan your cruise in advance.
Bristol 25 miles.
Check In: After 1400 hours.

Check Out: Before 0930 hours.
To reach Canal Boat Club At Hilperton Marina in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, by road from J18 on the M4, take the A46 towards Bath. When you reach a dual carriageway on a steep down hill section take the outside lane signed Bradford on Avon. At the roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway turn right onto the A363 towards Bradford on Avon. Just after the Bradford on Avon town boundary signs you will find the B3105 road that forks left signed Trowbridge. Follow this road to the staggered junction at the end, where you will turn left, then immediately right signed Staverton. Follow this road through the single line working traffic lights on the bridge over the River Avon, past the Nestle chocolate factory, and on to a mini roundabout at Hilperton Marsh. You will now see the brown coloured tourist road signs with a narrowboat logo and Staverton waterside, which will turn you right at this mini roundabout. Follow these brown signs for the final half-mile to the Marina. Reception closes at 5.00pm March to October and 4.00pm November to February.
Central Heating, Fully Equipped Kitchenette, Fridge, Oven, Four Burner Hob, Microwave, Television, Linens included, Towels included, Television, DVD or VCR Player, Radio, CD Player, Pets Allowed, maximum of two pets.
Reception, Shop, Chandlery, Parking - one car is free additional cars charged at £3.50 per day, Fishing.
Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Golf Course, Bars, Restaurants, Shops, Supermarket, Tennis court., Walking, Cycling.

Important Information

£500 Refundable Security & Damage Deposit, this is taken as a credit card swipe and is refundable subject to the boat being returned clean, in good order and on time. Pets £30 per pet per week. 4 Berth Utility Fee £45, 6 Berth Utility Fee £57.50 per week. £90 fuel deposit - The boat is handed over ready fuelled but does not include the fuel consumed. A fuel deposit is payable at the start of your holiday. At the end of your holiday period the boat must be refuelled and any difference to the deposit paid will be refunded or charged. £50 Damage waiver - optional, but recommended. It is advisable, for your safety, to watch the Canal & River Trust DVD. This can be viewed online at , alternatively please conatct Canal Boat Club and they will send one to you.

Prior to travel, please check the resort website together with relevant local government websites for advice that may impact your travel or vacation experience.
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