John Pinkerton Canal Cruises

Charter and Public Cruise trips on the Basingstoke Canal. Departs from Odiham Wharf, Odiham, Hampshire.

Parties of up to 50 can have exclusive use of the 68' widebeam canal boat John Pinkerton, crewed by volunteer members of the Basingstoke Canal Society.

Available April to October, choose from morning, afternoon or evening cruise lasting over two hours.

Public trips: See our website for availability and secure booking.

Fully licensed bar open on all trips for sale of light refreshments and souvenirs.

And the added bonus is that all trips on the John Pinkerton benefit the Basingstoke Canal Society, safeguarding the Canal for the future.

For more details, see our website, or telephone the Bookings Enquiry line 0750 6864411 (10am - 6pm).


Colt Hill wharf

RG29 1AL

Disability Access Information

Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons: Please note that access is by six steps; there is no mechanical lift for wheelchairs. Group organisers must provide able-bodied helpers to lift chair-bound passengers if necessary.

  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately