Take a trip on the Trust's narrow boat
Dragonfly is a great way to see the restored section of the canal in Swindon.
There are regular trips for the public and for pre-booked groups.
Dragonfly is of traditional construction, having a steel hull and superstructure. She can carry up to 12 passengers and 2 crew, has plenty of room inside and with heating and a table, is ideal for parties or meetings, even if the weather is poor. When the weather is good there is also plenty of room for passengers outside the cabin. She has a galley with hob, fridge and sinks also there is a toilet on board. The engine has sound reduction for a smooth, quiet experience.
Trips run from the landing stage at Waitrose. Use the postcode SN1 7BX to find it. Dragonfly trips run on Saturdays and Sundays, at 10.30am, 11.45am, 1.30pm and 2.45pm. Watch out for extra days in the school summer holidays.
(2 to 15 years)