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John Pinkerton Canal Cruises
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Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Basingstoke Canal at Odiham on board 'John Pinkerton II', the trip boat belonging to the Basingstoke Canal Society. You can book a trip or charter the boat as required.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham, Hook RG29 1DH, England
+44 1256 765889
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We booked a canal cruise for my mum birthday as she loves being on the water. When we arrived we parked on the road although there is a free car park just round the corner. A short walk gets you to Colt Hill Wharf where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I booked 4 seats to accompany two senior citizens on a surprise trip departing from Odiham. As none of us had been before I didn't know what to expect. I'm so pleased to say that it was a very enjoyable trip which was thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We took a trip on kitty this morning, the two gentlemen were very friendly & were patient enough to wait a few minutes as we had problems parking. It was a lovely relaxing way to see parts of Woking you might not have seen, very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KazS70
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Since we were looking for a canal boat trip on a Saturday the main boat (Pinkerton 2) was not running public trips so we opted for a public trip on the "Kitty" which departs from the Woking Town Wharf. Although the location wouldn't lend itself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Why it has taken me over 10 years to do this? Maybe it's because the power's to be wanted me to experience it for the first time with my children and their friends. Well worth the wait. Due to the drop in water we went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We rode on the John Pinkerton II as part of an Easton Holidays excursion. The weather was warm but the open doors and windows provided sufficient ventilation. Apart from arriving two days early (that's another story), our trip passed with nothing worse than the occasional...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Invited as a guest for a function onboard the John Pinkerton for the FAB Airshow. The crew are fantastic and have time to explain the history of the canal and the boat. I would highly recommend the chaps and the John Pinkerton to anyone considering...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The John Pinkerton was hired for a Special 60th Birthday Party as we are lovers of the beautiful Canal. It was a fantastic evening, the Team of 4 staff were so helpful and reassuring, helping with displaying our Buffet and keeping all the drinks well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank helen l
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely relaxing afternoon celebrating a birthday with family and friends. Went from Odiham to St. John's castle. Nice relaxing cruise. Skipper and crew were really friendly and helpful. Brought out own food but lots of choice at boat bar and reasonable prices. Cabin...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I had booked the trip a few weeks ago stupidly expecting a warm Spring day on Easter Monday. The day arrived grey and wet and we arrived at Colt Hill Wharf with low expectations as there was only one other group of 3 that had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Vivianne V
12 August 2018|
Response from KazS70 | Reviewed this property |
If you google John Pinkerton all the information you need is the website, sorry I can’t be of more help