1 HOUR TRIPS

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One Hour Trips between Maidstone Town Archbishops Palace & Allington Lock Kent Life/Malta Inn - (30 Mins Each Way) * Selected Weekends & School Holidays*


The Kentish Lady runs one hour return trips (one way available) between Maidstone Town and Allington Lock on selected weekends and school holidays between Easter and October


Maidstone is perfect for an afternoon shopping trip at The Mall or Fremlin Walk or just meeting friends. Whilst at Allington Lock, you can stop for lunch at the Malta Inn or spend time at Kent Life. Along the route, we can stop at Whatman Park (by request).


Our informative commentary tells you all about the sights including Corpus Christi Hall and Maidstone's oldest pub dating back to 1636. We also pass Allington Castle where Henry the Eighth used to meet Anne Boleyn.


If you want that little bit extra, why not go on one of our 3 hour cruises which include lunch? Click here for more details



** As we are reliant on weather and river conditions we advise you to always check our timetable on the day you wish to take a trip to ensure we are running**

MAP OF THE JOURNEY

SINGLE TICKETS

One way only

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Adult        £4.00

Child        £2.00

Seniors    £3.00

Family     £10.00

Disabled & Carers   £3.00 Per Person


RETURN TICKETS

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Adult          £8.00

Child          £4.00

Seniors      £6.00

Family      £20.00

Disabled & Carers   £6.00 Per Person

1 Hour Trips run at Weekends &

selected School Holidays.


Please check timetable on the day to

ensure we are running

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Archbishops        Whatman Park      Kent Life / 

Palace                       (by request)        Malta Inn

Maidstone                                               Allington


 11.00                         Quarter to/                11.30

 12.00                       past the hour              12.30

 13.00                                                             13.30

 14.00               Ask a crew member           14.30

 15.00                                                              15.30

                   

* Boat terminates in Maidstone at 16.00 *

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* Additional trip on selected dates in August *


 *16.00*                   See timetable                   *16.30*


* Boat terminates in Maidstone at 17.00 *

1 Hour Trips run at Weekends & selected School Holidays.

Please check timetable on the day to ensure we are running

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      Archbishops Palace               Whatman Park               Kent Life / Malta Inn

              Maidstone                          (by request)                         Allington


                 11.00                      Quarter to/past the hour                    11.30

                 12.00                                                                                      12.30

                 13.00                                                                                      13.30

                 14.00                          Ask a crew member                         14.30

                 15.00                                                                                      15.30


* Boat terminates in Maidstone at 16.00 *

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* Additional trip on selected dates in August *


            *16.00*                               See timetable                               *16.30*


* Boat terminates in Maidstone at 17.00 *

A - Maidstone town centre - Our main mooring, adjacent to the Archbishops palace and across the road from the high street. Maidstone is perfect for an afternoon shopping trip at The Mall or Fremlin Walk or just meeting friends with its             wide selection of bars and restaurants

 

B - Whatman Park - We can stop at the mooring here on request

 

C - Allington Lock - Stop off and have a great day out for all the family. Explore 28 acres of fun at Kent Life from hands-on activities for kids to age-old farming traditions that bring back memories from way back when. Or have lunch at the         Malta Inn Beefeater, a delightful restaurant and pub with river frontage seating and an outside BBQ area

FAQ's

Q. When does your 1hr trip season start and end.

 

A. We open at Easter and close at the end of October.



Q. When do 1hr trips run.


A. 1hr trips run most weekends and selected school holidays, check website before travelling as the weather, river conditions and private hire can change our schedule.



Q. Where is your office


A. At our kiosk in Maidstone rear of the Archbishops Palace, ME15 6XG



Q. Can I start my journey at either Maidstone or Allington Lock/Kent Life


A. Yes you can start your trip at either end.



Q. Can I do one way only


A. Yes one-way tickets are available.



Q. Can we stop at Whatman Park.


A. Yes by request but you must start your journey at Maidstone or Allington Lock and request drop off to a crew member.



Q. Are there toilets on board.


A. Yes, we have separate ladies and men’s toilets.



Q. Is there a licensed bar on board.


A. Yes, we have a good selection of alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks onboard.



Q. Can I get off the boat at either end and get a later boat back


A. Yes you can use your return ticket for any boat on the day of purchase



Q. Is the boat wheelchair accessible.


A. Yes, the boat is wheelchair accessible although the toilet facilities are not.



Q. Can I pay by card on the boat for tickets and refreshments.


A. Card payments cannot be made on the boat at all, so

cash is required. (We can take card payments for boat tickets only at our

Maidstone kiosk, minimum £10.00)



Q. Can I bring a pram onboard.


A. Yes you can bring prams onboard, but you may be asked to fold them during busy periods.



Q. Are dogs allowed on board.


A. Personal assistance dogs are allowed on board as well as pet dogs whose behaviour can be guaranteed by the owner.





Address


Undercliffe Boathouse, Bishops Way,

Maidstone,

Kent

ME15 6XG

Telephone

 

01622 753740