John Pinkerton II trips

For Trip Bookings

To book public trips ,to charter the John Pinkerton, and to find out more information, please email the Booking Team, or call
on 0750 686 4411 (10am – no later than 6pm please).

JP2 Maiden trip

Making the most of your trip

Recommended Catering Services, who will deliver to the boat Chapel Pond Catering (Odiham) on 07818 402763, or email

Grand Catering (Bordon), 07800 888354, email:

Fish and Chip suppers, delivered to the boat Oliver’s Fish Restaurant (Old Basing) on 01256 321018, or email
Traditional Jazz Band, to add to the party atmosphere The Excel Jazzmen, on 01252 549037

Kitty Trips

For Trip Bookings

To book public or charter trips, please go to our secure online booking system. Alternatively, please email the booking team, or call them on 0750 686 4411 (10am – 6pm).


 Making the most of your trip

The Lightbox in Woking (gallery, museum and café), overlooking the Basingstoke Canal The Lightbox home page
General enquiries email
or call 01483 737800


The John Pinkerton Canal Cruises (JPCC) volunteers may be contacted individually by email:

Chairman, John Pinkerton Canal Cruises Dick King
JPCC Secretary and Treasurer Steve James
John Pinkerton II crewing contact Derek Taylor
John Pinkerton II maintenance contact (acting) Dick King
Kitty crewing and maintenance contact Ian Moore
Website Manager Martin Leech
Website Content Manager Martin Leech
The Basingstoke Canal Society, including membership See The Basingstoke Canal Society Contacts Page