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Batchworth Lock Canal Centre

99 Church Street, Rickmansworth WD3 1JJ, England
+44 1923 778382
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Private cruise hire

Booked a private canal cruise for my dad’s 60th Birthday! We had a lovely time. Thanks to the lady... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise W
via mobile
Brilliant afternoon out

To celebrate the 60th birthdays of two friends twelve of us chartered Pride of Batchworth for three... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Heather P
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Watford, United Kingdom
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“little gem” (2 reviews)
“small cafe” (2 reviews)
“duck food” (2 reviews)
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99 Church Street, Rickmansworth WD3 1JJ, England
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+44 1923 778382
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a private canal cruise for my dad’s 60th Birthday! We had a lovely time. Thanks to the lady at the end of the email and the crew on the day for being so welcoming. Would definitely recommend and use again! Can’t wait to see...More

Thank Louise W
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

To celebrate the 60th birthdays of two friends twelve of us chartered Pride of Batchworth for three hours and had a wonderful cruise up and down the Grand Union Canal. Steve and Chris were the most cheerful, efficient and and helpful crew. Tea, coffee, glasses...More

1  Thank Heather P
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Take the boat ride from the canal centre. It’s only £4 and worth every penny. Start with a drink at the small cafe shed, and if you’ve got kids, grab some duck food from the centre. They give you a guide on the boat you...More

Thank joanna1982
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

On a bright summers day, the canal is a lovely place to have a walk along the bank, and watch the canal boats.Sometimes one can sea ducks floating by.Boat owners are often quite active, cleaning and carrying out household tasks.Some have lovely plants and flowers...More

Thank hymiezar
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We chartered the canal boat for a family celebration. The canal centre staff responded to my queries promptly and were really helpful with the booking and the organisation. Our group included grandparents, teenagers and everything in between - plus a dog and a wheelchair (the...More

1  Thank dog_walking_mum
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Well presented small museum that gives you a chance to learn something of the amazing but short period of canal building and transport system of the UK. Huge works that have left England with a fabulous recreational asset.

Thank Anthony M
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Browse the canal souvenirs, have a chat with the staff about the canal heritage of the area or book a boat trip. Lovely little place with friendly and helpful staff

Thank Jan W
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had bacon sandwich done with thick slice tiger bread .would recommend this place and price was great too unlike the one in the park .

Thank brooke218
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to go on a canal boat I would highly recommend this place. In Rickmansworth. It is a 40 minute trip to the next lock and back. So peaceful and full of wildlife. We had swans flying over us which was amazing. You...More

1  Thank Nomad5522
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Have visited many times with school class. Everyone has really enjoyed the visit. The Roger is a canal boat that has been refitted as it would have been. The children are so interested in finding out where the family slept, ate and lived. The building...More

Thank jackyehobbs
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Tony J
21 August 2016|
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Response from Richie81263 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Tesco car park, but myself I would buy a few things to justify using it. 2-3 minutes away is Church Street with a few limited spaces, or else Car Parks in Rickmansworth 5-10 minutes depending on which one... More
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Robert O
8 August 2016|
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Response from CroxleyComet |
Parking at Tesco in the Harefield Road or in the Aquadrome car park off Frogmore Lane.
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