Our Public Cruises

The John Bunyan Boat public cruises run from May through to November. Details are available on this website and leaflets at the Corn Exchange Box Office, Harpur Square, Bedford and a range of other outlets around Bedford.

You can book tickets on our Public Cruises on Thursdays, Sundays, or on our Special Cruises here anytime, or by phoning 01946 690301 (Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00).

Our Charter Cruises run from April 2018. You can view our Brochure and book anytime here.

Instructions for how to book tickets online are here.

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Please note our Jazz cruise on Thursday 19th April is going ahead. We may be cruising downstream, in a change to the planned route, due to conditions outlined below.


A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.

Flooding is possible from Newport Pagnell to Roxton. This is due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days.

This may affect cruises, please check back here and on our facebook page for more information.