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John Pinkerton Canal Cruises

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 nb 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: please see the calendar on our website for available dates.

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 01256 765889 (10am - 8pm).

  • Boat trips - public

  • Boat trips - charter

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