Horse-Drawn Barge & lunch Day Excursion

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Kennet & Avon Canal. This unique experience promises relaxation, scenic views, and a touch of nostalgia

What to Expect:

Horse-Drawn Barge Trip

Step back in time as you embark on a picturesque journey aboard a traditional horse-drawn barge and let the gentle clip-clop of hooves and the soft ripples of the water transport you to a simpler era. As you glide peacefully along the canal, enjoy the tranquil scenery, lush greenery, and a delicious buffet lunch as you watch the banks of the waterways pass by

Free Time in Newbury

Following lunch, the adventure continues with free time in the charming market town of Newbury. Explore its rich history, quaint shops, and inviting cafes at your own pace. Wander through the picturesque streets, visit the historic landmarks, or simply relax in one of the beautiful parks. Newbury offers a perfect blend of culture, shopping, and leisure, ensuring a delightful afternoon for everyone

Your excursion includes: 

horse-drawn barge trip on Kennet & Avon canal

buffet lunch onboard

free time in Newbury

executive coach travel


Departure Points from Leicestershire & Northamptonshire

This holiday departs from our Day Excursions Pick Up Points:

Desborough, Kettering, Market Harborough, Rothwell, Wellingborough

Ready to book?

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to enjoy a day of relaxation, good food, and exploration. Spaces for our Kennet & Avon Canal day excursion are limited, so secure your spot today!

Join us on our Horse-Drawn Barge day excursion

1st July 2025

  • horse-drawn barge journey with buffet lunch onboard
  • free time in Newbury
  • executive coach travel

Book now: call 01858 469137 or email