Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa Trips on the Kennet and Avon This Christmas

December Santa Trip Schedule:
Below are the details of each Santa boat trip being run out of the respective branches next month. The trips provide vital fundsfor the following year’s projects:

1) Bradford on Avon:(Barbara McLellan)
Such is the demand for the excursions that this year that the last date for booking places has been confirmed as 30th November, to give Santa’s helpers time to pack the presents.
Departs from: Wharf Cottage
Trip length: 1 hour
Times and Dates:
Saturday 15th December – 2pm
Sunday 16th December – 11.30am 
Wednesday 19th December – 2pm
Saturday 22nd December 11.30 am
Sunday 23rd December – 2pm

Ticket costs:£9 per person and includes the cost of refreshments and gift.  A bar is also available on board. To book, contact 0800 121 4679. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

2) Devizes (Kenavon Venture)
Departs from: Devizes Wharf
Trip length: 1 hour
Time: 11am
Dates:  (there is currently good availability on weekdays)
15th December
16th December
19th December
20th December
22nd December
23rd December

Ticket costs:£7 for adults and children and includes the cost of the gift/refreshments.  Places need to be booked in advance. Call:  01380 721 279, or call into the Trust shop/office at Devizes Wharf, Couch Lane.

3) Hungerford (Rose of Hungerford)
Departs from: Canal Wharf, just off Hungerford Street
Trip length: 1 hour
Times:10.30am, noon, 1.30pm and 3.00pm


8th December
15th December
16th December
22nd December
23rd December
24th December

Volunteers can also arrange ‘Santa charters’ to suit the particular needs of organisations, such as nursery schools, parent and toddler groups, as well as  youth groups such as Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers and Cubs.
Ticket costs: £7 per person all inclusive. To book, call 01635 255 367.

4) Newbury (Iceboat Jubilee)
Departs from: Newbury Wharf
Trip length: Up to 90 minutes
Times: 12 noon and 2pm
Days: Every Saturday and Sunday from 1st to 23rd December, inclusive
The boat will travel to the ‘Northcroft Pole’. Volunteers can also put on trips for local nurseries and playgroups.
Tickets costs: £8, which, for children, includes the cost of the present. To book, contact Newbury Tourist Information Centre on 01635 30267.

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