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The Lady Lena
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The Lady Lena is a beautiful, majestic, electric Victorian River launch available for exclusive private hire cruises on the tranquil Kennet and Avon canal in Bath. This is a family owned business , who are also the crew, so have in-depth knowledge...more
Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TW, England
+44 1225 834250
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spending time on the Lady Lena was such a lovely way to spend my birthday. Helen and Jenks go out of their way to make sure you stay entertained with charming stories, pointing out the local flora and fauna and putting on a terrific spread....More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having admired The Lady Lena gliding gracefully past on many occasions when walking along the Kennet and Avon canal I decided to book a two hour romantic cruise for two with cream tea as a surprise for my husband’s 60th. We were given a glass...More

Thank LesleyBatten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very special trip ,the skipper was very friendly . We had a glass of bubbly and a cream tea .delightful .

Thank Donna U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this as a pre wedding surprise for my Daughter and Hubby to be with some friends and family. Weather was miserable but didn't matter once we where on board under the canopy ! Helen is a marvelous host who looked after us and...More

1  Thank annedavies910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to celebrate a birthday of any age, today we celebrated a 90th birthday and it was perfect. We experienced the boat in diverse conditions; pouring rain going up and bright sunshine coming back. Obviously the sunshine was the better option but...More

Thank Sandraiow
Jenkyn K, Manager at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely review, thank you very much. We were glad that you enjoyed it despite the very British weather, even the 90 year old party girl!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Helen and Jenks for being so friendly and accommodating! We had such a lovely time on the Lady Lena for my Mum’s hen do, I know she had the best day.

Thank Alice T
Jenkyn K, Manager at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review, we enjoy our hen do's as it is such a happy occasion.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Helen & Jenks are 2 of the nicest people you could hope to meet & Lady Lena is a delightful craft that plies a route in delightful surroundings.

1  Thank Boye Peter W
Jenkyn K, Manager at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a great review, thank you very much.It is always easy to be friendly when the group was as friendly and appreciative as yours.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely time, incredibly relaxing. Very hospitable couple Helen and Jenks who are the owners, Captain, hosts and tour guides! Lovely bottle of champagne on board as well. The boat and the family have such a lovely story behind them! Highly recommend...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We instantly felt at ease with Helen and Jenks who are great company. The electric-powered Lady Lena seems to glide effortlessly along the waterway at times in near silence. After setting us off with a glass of Champagne, Helen gave an illustrated talk about the...More

2  Thank BristolGuy258
Jenkyn K, Manager at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Wow, 6 stars! Praise indeed. Thank you very much. We equally really enjoyed meeting you and getting to know you as well as sharing the stories about our boat with you. Many thanks.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Had the absolute pleasure of meeting Jenks and Helen on their beautiful Lady Lena, found both Helen and Jenks to be very personable and the 2 hr trip to be very informative, would recommend you book this trip it was excellent and I have no...More

Thank 714lesh
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we enjoyed sharing our knowledge of the canal and the boat with you. Thank you very much for your kind review, and we would be very pleased if you came again.

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14 June 2018|
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Response from Jenkyn K | Property representative |
Hi Chelsey-E., sorry I have only just seen your question. 10 is the max on lady Lena, we do have another boat , "the Sir John Knill" that will seat 12.
Rhiannon B
11 February 2018|
Response from Jenkyn K | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in getting back, have only just spotted this. The cream teas are £5.50 at the moment but due to go up to £6.00 at the beginning of April. Bookings made before this date honour the old price.