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Brayford Belle Lincoln

Brayford Pool | Lucy Tower Street Lincoln, Lincoln LN1 1YX, England
+44 1522 881200
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Very Enjoyable

Myself and my daughter had a trip on the Belle on Saturday after I'd been promising myself for many... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Danadavies
Boat trip

Very pleasant and educational trip down the canel. Learnt alot about the area of Lincoln.The boat... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
PETER G
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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This pleasureboat goes up the old fossdyke canal from Brayford Pool Lincoln (where there are several pub restaurants, There is a commentary on Lincoln history as it goes past house boats and into the country. It is an one hour trip.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Brayford Pool | Lucy Tower Street Lincoln, Lincoln LN1 1YX, England
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"informative commentary"
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"lovely trip"
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"groupon voucher"
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"pyewipe inn"
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"relaxing hour"
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"gentle cruise"
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"minute cruise"
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"running commentary"
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"wished it had been longer"
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"point turn"
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"educational trip"
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"purchase snacks"
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"drinks at reasonable prices"
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"hot and cold drinks"
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Myself and my daughter had a trip on the Belle on Saturday after I'd been promising myself for many years to do it. We were met by a lovely welcoming gentleman who walked us to the boat and he handed us over to two lovely...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very pleasant and educational trip down the canel. Learnt alot about the area of Lincoln.The boat crew where very pleasant and professional will definitely do another trip 5 star.

Thank PETER G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this relaxing sail. It was only an hour but it just allowed us to forget the bustle of the city traffic and sit back and relax with a very nice cup of coffee. The commentary was very interesting for those who wanted to...More

Thank Linda W
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

£7 secured an hours trip out of Brayford Pool and along the canal on the double decker Brayford Belle. The staff were friendly, the commentary was informative and there was drinks etc. available. Probably not the most scenic boat trip that I have ever been...More

Thank Philip T
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Arrived today was raining but the Belle was not there, waited for 30 mins (now 11-15) should have run at 11-00, a small boat approached from the Belle moorings to say we had to wait another hour because there was an issue, enquiring further because...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

A great run along the Canal. The staff were friendly & helpful - drinks and snacks available. Very child-friendly.

Thank Irene A
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Just had a trip on the Brayford Belle and was a leisurely relaxing hour and a nice coffee too .. nice to see other barges and smiling friendly faces along the way ..staff very friendly helping recommend local eateries. .worth a visit

Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I'm not sure what to expect exactly from a ride/trip like this but I can safely say it was the most boring ride/trip me and my family have ever done I'm afraid, sorry guys. The staff were lovely but the experience was boring as hell....More

Thank NORRIE3699
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you don't know Lincoln then this was a lovely trip to spend an hour to fiind out about the history of the city. Very friendly staff. Lots to see along the way. Great commentary aboard the ship. I did a Groupon voucher for a...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Like a number of other reviewers, my family did benefit from a voucher deal but the standard turn up & pay price of £19 for a family ticket is still very good value for such a pleasant & relaxed canal trip. All of the staff...More

1  Thank Peter W
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