The Syrian Woodpecker canal boat operating out of Aldermaston
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 8 people
Boat location : Aldermaston in Berkshire View
Boat length : 60 feet
Boat Class : Woodpecker
Boat type : Cruiser Stern Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Middle
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Showers: 2
Number of Toilets: 2
Number of Baths: 0
Design : The Alvechurch Woodpecker is a 60ft long, 8 berth cruiser stern narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.
Features : There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is a double-filtered drinking water system. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedrooms.
Saloon : Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.
Kitchen : The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven; refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces. Also supplied are a microwave; toaster and Cafetiere
Berths : As this is an 8 berth boat, there is a choice of a fixed double berth or two singles in the forward and aft cabins. These beds have interior sprung mattresses. An optional dinette/double or two single berths is available in the saloon.
Bedding : Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.
Bathroom : There are two bathrooms, each with a wash hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet and showers, and a 240v shaver socket.
Electric : 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. (Please note: if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk).
Welcome Pack : A welcome pack is provided, consisting of washing-up liquid (x1); dishcloth (x1); tea towel (x1); floor cloth (x1); toilet roll and bin liner.
Additional Information: Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge. A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Kintbury and return from Aldermaston||Short Break||4.00 to 5.00||19.50||34|
|Reading and return from Aldermaston||Stag/Hen||4.00||12.50||20|
|Newbury and return from Aldermaston||Stag/Hen||4.00||12.00||20|
|Berkshire countryside from Aldermaston||Short Break||5.00||23.25||42|
|Hungerford and return from Aldermaston||Short Break||5.00||23.25||42|
|Henley and return from Aldermaston||Short Break||5.00||20.00||28|
|Oxford and return along the Thames from Aldermaston||City||8.00||42.50||50|
|Pewsey and return from Aldermaston||Weeks Holiday||8.00||43.00||90|
|Windsor and return from Aldermaston||Kids||8.00||35.50||44|
|Windsor and Oxford and return from Aldermaston||Kids||11.00 to 15.00||63.50||70|
|Devizes and return from Aldermaston||Longer Stay||11.00||51.00||88|
|Bradford on Avon and return from Aldermaston||Rural||12.00 to 15.00||74.50||162|
|Bath and return from Aldermaston||Longer Stay||15.00||82.00||164|
Holiday From : Saturday 13th March 2021 @ 2:30 pm
Holiday To : Saturday 20th March 2021 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 7
Boat Name : Syrian Woodpecker (Syrian Woodpecker)
Boat Class : Woodpecker
Start Marina : Aldermaston Wharf
County : Berkshire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, damage waiver, fuel deposit and boat/lock training. If discounts are available, they are applied to the basic hire charge only.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.
The boat images shown depict the style of boat and may not be the actual boat offered. The colour and boat layouts may vary. If you need specific advice on boat layouts, please contact us.
The specification of boats, their accommodation, facilities and equipment in the brochure, the information provided is intended as a general guide but the Company [and/or] the Boat Owner shall not be liable in the event of any differences in the boat supplied and reserves the right to make modifications. Layout plans are for guidance only and are not to scale and may have steps which are not shown. If the hirer’s party includes any infirm persons the Hirer should make relevant enquiries at the time of booking. The Company and/or the Boat Owner reserve the right to change boat specifications without prior notice