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Accessible boating

Accessible boating is a Charity offering opportunities for people with access difficulties to go boating on the Basingstoke Canal from Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham in Hampshire, UK

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Contact Details:01252 622520
Website:http://www.accessibleboating.org.uk/
Bruce Trust

Purpose-built, wide-beam canal boats on the Kennet and Avon Canal from two bases, for hire for self catering holidays by disabled, disadvantaged or elderly people and their carers.

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Contact Details:01264 356451
Website:http://www.brucetrust.org.uk/
Canal Boat Project

The Canal Boat Project provide a fleet of disability access boats for use by disabled people and community groups to hire for day trips, short breaks and canal boat holidays.

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Contact Details:01279 424444
Website:http://www.canalboat.org.uk/
Coventry Rainbow Canal Boat Trust

The group owns and runs a purpose-built 70ft narrowboat which is used for day-trips and holidays for people with all types of disability or disadvantage, and the elderly.

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Contact Details:024 7645 9621 or 07721 430681
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Disabled Afloat Riverboats Trust

The Disabled Afloat Riverboats Trust provide boating holidays for people with physical, visual, aural or learning disabilities together with their carers, families and friends

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Contact Details:07778 842 358
Website:http://www.glosdart.co.uk/
Ethel Trust Community Barge

The 'Ethel' is a prestigious purpose-built community barge offering day and residential trips, on the inland waterways, to all groups from the very young to the elderly. Because 'Ethel' is fully accessible she can accommodate people with disabilities. 'Ethel' is licenced to carry a maximum of 12 passengers plus the skipper and crew. These trips are also highly valued by able-bodied community groups.

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Contact Details:0114 2536725 or 07722678168
Website:http://www.etheltrustcommunitybarge.co.uk/
Mary Sunley Canal Boat

Mary Sunley is a 62 foot narrow boat that has been specially designed and built to enable people, including those in wheelchairs, to access the boat, and enjoy trips along the Macclesfield canal.

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Contact Details:01477 537458
Website:http://www.macclesfieldcanal.org.uk/msunley.htm
Peter Le Marchant Trust

For over thirty five years the Trust has provided day outings and holidays on waterways for people of all ages with any kind of disability or serious illness.

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Contact Details:01509 265 590
Website:http://www.peterlemarchanttrust.co.uk/
Seagull Trust

The Seagull Trust was founded in 1978 to provide cruises for disabled people of all ages, across Scotland. There is a purpose-built holiday boat available based at Falkirk.

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Contact Details:01324 627 600
Website:http://www.seagulltrust.org.uk/
South Staffordshire Narrowboat Company

The South Staffordshire Narrowboat Company Limited operates "Ernest Thomas II" on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire and Shropshire Union Canals, providing day trips for the elderly, disabled and youth groups.

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Contact Details:01902 764565
Website:http://www.ernestthomas.co.uk/
Stockport Canalboat Trust

Offers canal day trips for people with disabilities around the canals of North West England aboard the specially designed , wheelchair friendly , canal narrow boat 'New Horizons. '

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Contact Details:0161 430 8082
Website:http://www.newhorizons.org.uk/
The Lyneal Trust

The Lyneal Trust is a charity that provides holidays and canal boat trips for people with disabilities with their families, friends or in groups. The Trust owns and maintains two canal boats and four holiday cottages which are specially designed and built for people with disabilities.

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Contact Details:01743 252728
Website:http://lynealtrust.org/
Willow Trust

The Willow Trust is a charity that offers freedom for the disabled on the water by providing days out for children and adults with learning and physical disabilities and those who are seriously ill.

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Contact Details:01285 651661
Website:http://www.gloucesterdocks.me.uk/studies/willowtrust.htm
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