For Trip Bookings

To book public trips ,to charter the John Pinkerton, and to find out more information, please email the trip manager David Horwood, or call him on 01256 765889.

JP2 Maiden trip

Making the most of your trip

Recommended Catering Services, who will deliver to the boat Chapel Pond Catering (Odiham) on 07818 402763, or email

Grand Catering (Bordon), 07800 888354, email:

Fish and Chip suppers, delivered to the boat Oliver’s Fish Restaurant (Old Basing) on 01256 321018, or email
Traditional Jazz Band, to add to the party atmosphere The Excel Jazzmen, on 01252 549037


The John Pinkerton volunteers may be contacted individually by email:

Chairman, John Pinkerton Canal Cruises Dick King
Secretary and Treasurer Steve James
Crew membership Dick King
Website Manager Craig Shanks
The Basingstoke Canal Society, including membership See The Basingstoke Canal Society Contacts Page