Boat Trips at Evesham

Getting people onto the water, promoting the huge benefits of our beautiful natural environment has always been key to Avon Navigation Trust’s (ANT) activities. ANT also needs to raise funds so it can continue its good work. Running passenger vessels ticks all the boxes – great for ANT and great for everyone to experience being on the river and build memories.

In 2023 ANT acquired CORSAIR, a 12 seater luxury passenger vessel. Corsair was previously known as ‘Frederick’ and is no stranger to running trips on the Avon.

Weekends through the summer CORSAIR will be running from Abbey Park in Evesham. ANT have been working with Wychavon District Council and Evesham Town Council to develop the Evesham Lock House into a training venue and ‘bring boating back to Evesham’ to offer more pleasure to the public of the beautiful river frontage. CORSAIR does exactly this. Running the trip boat is made possible by using dedicated and skilled ANT volunteers as the team that operates CORSAIR


for 2024, the boat trips will start running on Saturday 18th May, and will run weekends through to September.

1pm boat trip and

3pm boat trip (more on demand)

AUGUST (school holidays) Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday 1pm trip and  3pm trip (more on demand)

The River Trips are c40 minutes see below for full price list. 



You can also charter CORSIAR. She is perfect for a cruise along the river, with family, friends or work colleagues. All funds go direct to the Avon Navigation Trust to contribute towards administering, maintaining and improving the River Avon . Please contact us with your specific requirements and we will endeavour to accommodate your party. This is all fund raising for the Trust and run by volunteers. See below for full price list.



CHARTER Wheelchair accessible ‘Wheely boat’

ANT also has a wheelchair accessible Wheelyboat that can be chartered as above to help make cruising the Avon accessible for all. For example, if you have a family member who could not normally access the river or boating activities then the new ANT Wheelyboat programme can help. The boat can be chartered with a skipper. Prices below.