'Tower Belle' Canal Boat Trips Private Hire in Bristol

Canal Boat
95 Guests

About This Boat


Built in 1920, now restored she retains the elegance of a traditional river steamer.
Licensed for 95 passengers. For comfort a limit of 90 is recommended.
An open boat with canopy and side screens.


✔ City Docks Tour
45 minute tour of the Floating Harbour with a commentary the best way to see the docks and learn about it's history. Departing from Wapping Wharf near SS Great Britain and Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed. Every Weekend through out the year.

• Adult £6.25
• Senior £5.75
• Child £4
• Family £18

✔ Afternoon Trip To Beese's Tea Gardens
Visit popular riverside destination. One hour stop for refreshments. Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays (Starting 10th April to end of September) Also Friday during School Holidays. Refreshments not included in ticket price.

• Adult £12.50
• Senior £10.50
• Child £8

✔ Cream Tea Cruise - 2016
One 45 minute cruise of the historic harbour. Cream tea included in ticket price Advanced booking recommended. Every Wednesday from June 1st to September 14th.

• Adult £15.25
• Senior £13.25
• Child £11

✔ Avon Gorge Cruises - 2016
Sailing through the Floating Harbour, locking out on to the tidal Avon and through the spectacular gorge. Sail under Brunel's Clifton Suspension Bridge and down the river to the Bristol Channel. Full bar serving hot and cold drinks, passengers are welcome to bring their own picnic.

• Adult £16.75
• Senior £14.75
• Child £12.75


✔ Evening River Cruise
A three hour evening river cruise embarking in the city centre and cruising upstream onto rural stretches of the Avon through picturesque woodland.

Max Passengers: 95
3 hour cruise: £775
One way: £675

✔ Avon Gorge Cruise
This cruise includes locking out at the Cumberland Basin onto the tidal river, dramatic views of Brunel's Suspension Bridge, the Avon Gorge, M5 Bridge and the Bristol Channel. By day or evening subject to tides.

Max Passengers: 80
Charter Fee: £750

✔ River Cruise By Day
A perfect way to escape the city. Hire one of our boats for a 3 or 4 hour cruise. See the famous landmarks and sights around the Floating Harbour and sail upstream onto rural stretches of the river Avon. Morning Coffee, Lunch or Tea on board by arrangement alternatively stop for an hour at a riverside pub, or tea garden.

Max Passengers: 95
3 hour cruise: £595
4 hour cruise: £695


  • Type: Canal Boat
  • Capacity: 95 People
  • Year: 1920
  • Rental Minimum: 1
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Cuddy Cabin
  • Inboard Engine
  • Dual Comm-forward seating
  • Twin Engine
  • Head

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