Basingstoke Canal boat trips


Join Kitty for a trip along the Basingstoke Canal

Take time out from the hustle and bustle of the festival with a gentle and relaxing short cruise along the picturesque Basingstoke Canal on 'Kitty' the canal boat.

The cruises, run by Basingstoke Canal Society, provide a fantastic opportunity to see the borough from a totally different perspective, and learn about the society's work to keep the canal open for all to enjoy.

The tranquil backdrop also wildlife lovers the chance to see herons, kingfishers, ducks, swans and even turtles! 

Dates: 30 August, 31 August, and 1 September 2019
Times: daily canal cruises at 11am, 1pm and 2.45pm
Pick up / drop off point: Town Wharf at the Bedser Bridge (the canalside closest to WWF-UK's Living Planet Centre)

How to book

Advance booking is recommended.

Book a trip online

More information

For more information, including volunteering opportunities or become a 'Friend of the Canal, visit