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How to spend quality time with my sons !

A fabulous way to relax away from the world with my sons 20, 24 & 27 We spent 4 days on a boat... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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great day out

We hired the day boat with some family members. Five adults with one dog. We were given a warm... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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“narrow boat”(9 reviews)
“oxford canal”(15 reviews)
“canal boating”(4 reviews)
Heyford Wharf | Station Road, Lower Heyford OX25 5PD, England
+44 1869 340348
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All reviews narrow boat oxford canal canal boating monday to friday stag weekend canal holiday four nights taking turns pots and pans hire boats spent a long weekend professional company comfortable boat double bed great fun couple of hours bradford on avon
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This has to be the most disappointing holiday I’ve ever been on and it cost us a lot of money. Cramped conditions that were nowhere near big enough for the specified numbers. My father in law couldn’t even have a shower due to the height...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A fabulous way to relax away from the world with my sons 20, 24 & 27 We spent 4 days on a boat & Life slowed down to 3 miles an hour . Lovely well equipped boat - nothing to complain about apart from beds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We hired the day boat with some family members. Five adults with one dog. We were given a warm welcome upon arrival and soon on our way. We are experienced boaters,( we were tested to make sure we were telling the truth! ), so soon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sangra1
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun. Steve was absolutely brilliant at filling us in on what we needed to do and was relaxed about us having his boat for the day. We had the whole day and everything we needed on board. Thank you so much.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I had always wanted to have a canal boat holiday, but somehow had never got round to it. So with an approaching 70th I persuaded my wife and a couple of very good old friends to humour me! After looking at various options we went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I can't really say too much which hasn't already been covered on this thread, but I would specifically mention John, who gave us the induction. Very knowledgeable, he showed us the ropes and left us once comfortable. What a way to spend a few days....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Rented a canal boat from Monday to Friday a few weeks ago 3 other friends and really enjoyed it, the staff are friendly down to earth and really helpful. We were given great advice off them and other people on where to go. Sadly a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ross P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We took out two boats for a stag weekend with a 8 berth and a 10 berth. We were advised to arrive before 4pm on a friday so we could be out on the water shortly after a tutorial from the yard staff. The boats...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic weekend in Oxford on these narrow boats! Hired two boats through this company and they were both well equipped for all of our needs. The staff were very friendly and helpful even when we were a little later than agreed in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elmobrixton
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived on time and were given a full safety brief we had 5 adults, 4 children under five and 2 dogs. All the children were issued with life vests fitted for them and we headed off for our day out narrow boating. The boat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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19 April 2016|
Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, judging by the section north of Lower Heyford that we did, Jeff P's comments don't surprise me. I imagine that Oxford itself should possibly be the scenic focus of your trip, anything else would be a bonus! Plus of... More