Odiham – The John Pinkerton II


Charterers may organise their own entertainment subject to the advance approval from the Booking Team. Add to the party atmosphere of your cruise, and enjoy a canal boat shuffle with the Excel Jazzmen. Contact on 01252 549037 When booking, any entertainment staff must be included in total passenger numbers.

Senior Citizens and Disabled access

Please note that access into the boat is by five steps down from the rear deck, with handrails on each side. There is no mechanical lift for wheelchair users. Group organisers must provide able-bodied helpers for those that need looking after, and to lift wheelchair users if necessary. Our smaller second trip boat Kitty, which […]


Souvenirs are available on board to help remember the occasion. You can also visit our online shop by clicking the button below.


The fully licensed bar is open on all cruises. You can purchase real ale, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, drinks, and light refreshments.  For charters corkage facilities are available by prior arrangement with the Booking team. Private parties may provide their own catering, or use a catering service who will deliver to the boat. You will […]


We are limited to 50 passengers for each trip all passengers are counted regardless of age. On occasions we may specify a lower passenger limit depending on the type of trip. We are unable to guarantee space at the last moment.


Trips are either eastwards towards Winchfield or westwards towards Greywell and Odiham and King John’s Castle. The trip direction is determined by the skipper. For charter trips, subject to prevailing circumstances, every effort will be made to comply with the hirer’s wishes on the direction of cruise.

Departure Point

All public trips depart from Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham, Hook RG29 1DH unless stated otherwise. Directions: Departure point is located on the canal wharf. The canal at Colt Hill is signposted down London Road at the eastern end of the High Street. Pass the Waterwitch pub and then cross Colt Hill Bridge, then turn right […]