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A must-do when visiting Bath

Thank you to Helen and Jenks for being so friendly and accommodating! We had such a lovely time on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alice T
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Top notch attraction

Helen & Jenks are 2 of the nicest people you could hope to meet & Lady Lena is a delightful craft... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boye Peter W
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Bath, United Kingdom
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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
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Bathampton, Bath BA2 6TW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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Jenkyn K, Manager at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 11 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 11 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.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

A very dear friend was in need of a special day out with fun, laughter and not too energetic.... After a bit of internet surfing we came across the Lady Lena... and what a gem we found. It was a perfect day out, made even...More

Thank Murphy003
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

It is always a privilege for us to be able to do something special for somebody who needs it, so we were very pleased to read your review. Thank you for it. All I need to point out though is that we are in fact...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The Lady Lena was booked as a graduation gift for me. We arrived on the boat and were greeted very warmly! The boat is lovely, and the route of the boat trip was scenic. A very calming afternoon, where cream tea was served to us...More

Thank leonie_dev3
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you very much for your recommendation, it means a lot to us. We were very proud that our boat trip was chosen as a gift to you for such an achievement, and wish you the best of chances for your future.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Such a civilised way to spend an afternoon. We're just looking for an excuse to do it again! Thanks Jenks & Helen for being perfect hosts!

Thank Jamesxx1970
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for your review, and we agree, as do many people on the tow path, that it is a very civilised way to while away a couple of hours!

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Helen and Jenks for the best day of our lives. We got married at Bath Guildhall in the morning and unbeknown to the groom a trip was booked on Lady Lena. The two hour cruise was a complete joy, including Prosecco and our...More

Thank anthony472baker
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

We are thrilled that we were able to help make your day and happy that you enjoyed your fizz and fish and chip dinner. I think that there were more than a few envious onlookers.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 10 celebrating family graduations. Helen and Jenks were the most amazing hosts and we spent a lovely 4 hours on the canal with a stop off at a pub. We were welcomed on board with a glass of champagne and...More

Thank Noelle L
Jenkyn K, Owner at The Lady Lena, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Hi Noelle, thank you for your awesome review. It was our privilege to have such an enthusiastic group as yours on one of our few 4 hour cruises. Glad you enjoyed you brief visit to the Cross Guns.

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Chelsey-Eva
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.
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Rhiannon B
11 February 2018|
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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.
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