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Canal Quest

Children (and adults) can explore the canal and have fun taking part in our game looking for local landmarks and wildlife. A great way to learn more about the beautiful waterway on our 75-minute trip for families.

Cost £8 adult, £6 children 2-15

Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the office on 01380 721279, Monday - Friday during office hours. Since the office is not regularly staffed at present, if you cannot get through please leave a message or email bookings@katrust.org.uk and we'll call you back.
  • Phoning our mobile booking number (weekends) on 07716 460562
  • All tickets should be booked in advance or purchased on the boat. Check ticket availability on this website

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status

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    Summer Evening Cruise

    Unwind and relax at the end of your day onboard the narrowboat Jubilee.  Drift along our beautiful canal with a drink in your hand, chilling out and enjoying the scenery.  A trip of approximately 90 minutes through old Newbury town and out into the countryside.

    Cost £12 adult to include a complimentary glass of sparkling wine

    Trip not suitable for children 

    Book places by:
  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the office on 01380 721279, Monday - Friday during office hours. Since the office is not regularly staffed at present, if you cannot get through please leave a message or email bookings@katrust.org.uk and we'll call you back.
  • Phoning our mobile booking number (weekends) on 07716 460562
  • All tickets should be booked in advance or purchased on the boat. Check ticket availability on this website

    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Friday24 Jun 202218:0019:30Summer Evening CruiseCompleted
    Tuesday28 Jun 202218:0019:30Summer Evening CruiseCompleted
    Friday08 Jul 202218:0019:30Summer Evening CruiseMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday12 Jul 202218:0019:30Summer Evening CruiseMore than 10Book Now
    Friday22 Jul 202218:0019:30Summer Evening CruiseMore than 10Book Now

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    Pirate Trip

    trip 9

    During the school summer holidays, join us as we embark on a fun pirate themed trip through historic Newbury aboard the ‘Pirate Galleon’ Jubilee. Come dressed up as a pirate – Jubilee and crew will too! There is lots to see on the trip as we have fun being pirates on the canal and there is a quiz on the return journey. We advise advance booking on these popular trips to avoid disappointment but tickets may occasionally be available on the day.

    Cost £8 adult, £6 children 2-15

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:

  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the office on 01380 721279, Monday - Friday during office hours. Since the office is not regularly staffed at present, if you cannot get through please leave a message or email bookings@katrust.org.uk and we'll call you back.
  • Phoning our mobile booking number (weekends) on 07716 460562
  • All tickets should be booked in advance or purchased on the boat. Check ticket availability on this website


    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday02 Aug 202214:0015:00Pirate TripMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday09 Aug 202214:0015:00Pirate TripMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday16 Aug 202214:0015:00Pirate TripMore than 10Book Now
    Tuesday23 Aug 202214:0015:00Pirate TripMore than 10Book Now

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    Creepy Cruise

    trip 7
    Enjoy a half term Halloween boat trip. Trips take approximately one hour and children will enjoy a ‘spooky’ story, a Halloween quiz and, for those who dare, a chance at our ‘trick or treat’ box! Jubilee will be decorated for Halloween and the crew will dress up so we hope you will dress up too! We advise advance booking on these popular trips to avoid disappointment but tickets may occasionally be available on the day.

    Cost £8 adult, £6 children 2-15

    Trip Booking

    Book places by:

  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the office on 01380 721279, Monday - Friday during office hours. Since the office is not regularly staffed at present, if you cannot get through please leave a message or email bookings@katrust.org.uk and we'll call you back.
  • Phoning our mobile booking number (weekends) on 07716 460562
  • All tickets should be booked in advance or purchased on the boat. Check ticket availability on this website


    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Tuesday25 Oct 202214:0015:00Creepy CruiseMore than 10Book Now
    Thursday27 Oct 202214:0015:00Creepy CruiseMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday29 Oct 202212:0013:00Creepy CruiseMore than 10Book Now
    Saturday29 Oct 202214:0015:00Creepy CruiseMore than 10Book Now

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    Santa Trip

    trip 10We’ll be cruising to ‘Greenham Land’ to find Santa! Children enjoy a Christmas story, singing, and plenty of time with Santa during the boat trip which lasts approximately 1 hour. The ticket price of £10 includes a good quality present from Santa for children; and the choice of mulled wine or hot drink and a mince pie for adults. Advance booking is essential and tickets will not be available on the day. There are no concessions. Please dress warmly for this trip and don’t forget your Christmas hat!

    Cost £10 (no concessions)

    Please note that in the event of severe weather the boat may not be able to leave the wharf and an alternative programme will apply.

     Trip Booking

    Book places by:

  • By using our online booking process (Not available for Santa Trips)
  • Phoning the office on 01380 721279, Monday - Friday during office hours. Since the office is not regularly staffed at present, if you cannot get through please leave a message or email bookings@katrust.org.uk and we'll call you back.
  • Phoning our mobile booking number (weekends) on 07716 460562
  • All tickets should be booked in advance or purchased on the boat. Check ticket availability on this website


    Trip Details

    Day of the Week Date Start Time End Time Description Places Available Trip Status
    Sunday11 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday11 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday11 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Saturday17 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Saturday17 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Saturday17 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripSold Out
    Sunday18 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday18 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Sunday18 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Wednesday21 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Wednesday21 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Wednesday21 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Thursday22 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Thursday22 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Thursday22 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Friday23 Dec 202210:0011:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Friday23 Dec 202212:0013:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information
    Friday23 Dec 202214:0015:00Santa TripMore than 10Use Trip Booking information

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    Covid 19

    All our trips will be COVID-secure in compliance with the Government’s latest guidance on managing the risks. For the time being we are limiting capacity to 25 passengers, which will be kept under review. We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and shared the results with our crew, who have received appropriate training. We have cleaning and hygiene procedures in place.

    Please do not come to the boat if you have confirmed or suspected Covid or are feeling unwell. We suggest you wear a face covering when inside the cabin  and use the hand gel provided when boarding and after using the toilet.