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Tiverton Canal Co

Tiverton Canal Co,Tiverton Information
Welcome to Tiverton Canal Co., home to the Last Horse-Drawn Barge in the West Country.
Located in Mid Devon on the banks of the Grand Western Canal, The Tiverton Canal Co., is a unique tourist attraction and offers an enjoyable family day out.

1. Horse-Drawn Barge Trips... on a traditionally painted wide beam 75 seater Horse-Drawn Barge, with licensed Bar,Tea, coffee, snacks ice cream and Gifts. (barge runs from April to end of October see website for details)

2. Meet the Heavy Horses... Taffy a Welsh-Cob, Ross a Shire and Dandy a Clydesdale.
3. Boat Hire... Self Drive Motor Day Boats, Rowing Boats and Canadian Canoes.
4. Gift Shop & visitors centre...
Shop open: one hour before first public trip of the day, and closes at aprox 5pm
Visitors centre open: all year.
Tiverton Canal Co,Tiverton Address
Tiverton Canal Co
The Wharf
Canal Hill
EX16 4HX
Map and Directions
Tiverton Canal Co,Tiverton Telephone No.
01884 253345
Gift Shop & visitors centre
open: Easter to the end of October closed Mondays (except bank holidays)(open: seven days a week in July and August)
Ducks Ditty Floating Café Bar...
Fully Licensed and permanently moored at the Tiverton wharf. Trained Barista, serving: Freshly Ground Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino and Latte. Looseleaf Tea, Quality Wines, Real Ales Draught Beer & Lagers. Also Devon handmade Hot Pies, Cakes & Cookies and the Best West Country Scoop Ice Cream.
Fully Licensed
children welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
disabled facilities
Credit cards
credit cards welcome (cash only in ducks ditty cafe bar)
pets welcome (Capt's discretion on the horse-drawn trip only)
  • Guide Dogs Allowed
discount in the mornings on horse-drawn barge trip
1. Horse-Drawn Barge Trips.
2. Self-Drive Day Boat Hire.
3. Rowing Boat Hire,
4. Canadian Canoe Hire.
5. Ducks Ditty Cafe Bar.
6. Visitor Centre.
7. Gift Shop (& on-line).
  • All Weather Attraction
  • Allow Half A Day For Visit
  • Family Friendly
  • Offers Corporate Facilities
  • Photography Allowed
  • Picnic Areas
  • Recommended For Adults