Special Cruises

To book any of these cruises click on 'Book a Public Cruise' on the top menu then select 'Special Cruises' from the drop down menu. Select the date of your cruise, and then select your tickets. 

 


JB moored by Great Barford bridgeAnchor Lunch Cruise, Great Barford

Time in the week? Take a great cruise on the beautiful Great Ouse between Bedford and Great Barford. Lunch at The Anchor and then return by coach.

 

Departing from Priory Marina at 10:00am and arriving at The Anchor aprox 13:00pm. £35 per person including lunch. Coach departs from the Anchor to return at 3pm.

2018 Cruise Dates: 20th Jun, 11th Jul, 22nd Aug, 12th Sep, 10th Oct.

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JB Afternoon teaAfternoon Tea Cruise 

Enjoy an afternoon cruise on the River Great Ouse with a stop at the beautiful Barns Hotel for Afternoon Tea before returning by boat to Sovereigns Quay.

Departing from Sovereigns Quay at 14.30pm and returns at 6pm. £26 per person including the afternoon tea.

2018 Cruise Dates: 2nd May, 6th Jun, 4th Jul, 18th Jul, 1st Aug, 15th Aug, 5th Sep, 19th Sep, 3rd Oct.

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 4619183493Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper  (other food options available) Licensed bar available on board.

Departing from Sovereign's Quay at 18.30pm for a 1.5 hr round trip.

Adult £17/ Concession £15 / Child £13 / Family £48 - Your Meal is included in your ticket price, you will be asked to confirm your choice after you have selected your ticket.

2018 Cruise Dates: 7th Apr, 28th Apr, 2nd Jun, 23rd Jun, 7th Jul, 28th Jul, 11th Aug, 18th Aug, 1st Sep, 15th Sep, 29th Sep, 13 Oct.

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Jazz Cruise

Departing from the Barns Hotel at 19.30pm for a 2 hour round trip, tickets £20 per person.

At an extra cost, you can select a fish supper or a picnic box (£8) to go with your ticket.

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2018 Cruise Dates: 19th Apr, 17th May, 21st Jun, 19th Jul, 16th Aug, 20th Sep, 18th Oct

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Motown Cruise

Departing from the Barns Hotel at 19.30pm for a 2 hour round trip, tickets £15 per person.

At an extra cost, you can select a picnic box. (£8)

2018 Cruise Dates: 10th May, 28th Jun, 12th Jul, 9th Aug, 13th Sep, 11th Oct.

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Folk on the Boat Cruise

Departing from the Barns Hotel at 19.30pm for a 2 hour round trip, tickets £17.50 per person.

At an extra cost, you can select a picnic box. (£8)

2018 Cruise Dates: 14th Jun

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Special Embankment Short Cruises

Join us on Bank Holiday Monday 28th May for a 45 minute cruise departing from Sovereign's Quay.

Adult £6 / Concession £5 / Child £4 / Family £14

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Tickets are limited, so get your orders in quickly! Cruises can be booked online via this website (go to Public Cruises, select Special Cruises tab, click on it, and then when the calendar appears click on the date you want to book and then click on the options that you want).


JB Boat cruise sunsetSwan Hotel Saturday Cruises

On selected Saturdays our cruising partner the Swan Hotel offers traditional Afternoon Tea cruises 3-5pm Sunset Champagne & Canapés cruises 6.30-8.30pm Both with full bar on board.

Departure from Swan Steps (opposite Newnham Road).

Book direct with the Swan Hotel phone 01234 346565 or e-mail info@bedfordswanhotel.co.uk


Passengers must arrive 15 minutes before departure time.
All cruise times approximate, dependent on river conditions and time spent going through locks.
If the river is in flood, cruises will be rerouted or cancelled and alternative dates or refunds will be given. Please check the website before you leave. If you have not pre-booked, please check our Facebook page for last minute changes.

See bookings page for full details. Terms & Conditions apply