We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

The Bruce Trust

The Bruce Trust

A registered charity providing canal boat holidays for disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people along with their families, friends and carers on a fleet of four specially-designed, purpose-built, wide-beam canal boats. 

  • Canal boat holidays (self-drive)



RG17 9YY

Access Information

Yes, all the boats have been designed for disabled people to use including wide-access alumiunium boarding ramps, hydraulic lifts to access the rear and fore decks and a wet room on each boat. 
  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • No steps or barriers
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately