Enjoy a leisurely 1 hour round trip cruise along the River Avon to Bathampton

Pulteney Cruisers operate a unique fleet of two decked vessels with sun deck on top and cabin below. Café and toilet on board. The boats cruise up the River Avon on the pretty reach above the Pulteney Weir at frequent intervals to Bathampton daily. Trips pass the picturesque Victorian Bath Boating Station. Vessels turn at Bathampton Weir and the toll bridge and then return to the City taking about one hour in total.

Boats depart from Pulteney Weir
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£2 off adult fare

£2 off adult fare

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Cruise start point: Pulteney Weir -Cross Pulteney Bridge from the City and find the steps to the river level on the right hand side. Our landing stage is down these steps just above the weir.

  • Live commentary
  • Tickets are available on board
  • All our boats and crew are subject to the rigorous safety requirements of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.


£8.00 adults (£6.00 with Bath Reward Card) and £4.00 children. (A child is under 16)

Children under 5 in family parties go free.

Students (NUS), Seniors, £6.00

Opening Hours

Times in RED run Easter/1st April – Last weekend in October

Times in BLACK run Mid May – Last weekend in September

Departing Pulteney Wier

  • 10.00
  • 10.40
  • 11.20
  • 12.00
  • 12.40
  • 13.20
  • 14.00
  • 14.40
  • 15.20
  • 16.00
  • 16.40
  • 17.20

Departing Bathampton

  • 10.25
  • 11.05
  • 11.45
  • 12.25
  • 13.05
  • 13.45
  • 14.25
  • 15.05
  • 15.45
  • 16.25
  • 17.05
  • 17.45

Please note

All trips are subject to river conditions, flooding, bad weather, busy traffic on the river.

If it is very busy in the height of the summer the boats might not be able to pull in at Bathampton.

To board at Bathampton please be on the pontoon on time, the boats cannot stop once they have passed & turned at the weir.

10:00, 11:20, 12:40, 14:00, 15:20, 16:40

Payment Methods

Cash (Pounds Sterling)