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Fascinating perspective of Tonbridge

On a sunny afternoon, a trip down the Medway out of Tonbridge proved a blissful way of seeing this... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Martin T
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Bat trip

My friend and I did an evening river trip to do a bat trip,very interesting, the knowledge of Simon... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
balders23
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Launching in April 2015. A new, green, electric powered boat is available for a sedate river cruise along the River Medway from Tonbridge in Kent. Mid to end of April will also see the return of rowing boats for hire. Both the river trips and the...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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92 High Street | Big Bridge, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pick up this boat by the big bridge. It’s rather expensive for a family. We crusised up the river by the race course. It’s very calm xnd green . We saw a heron. We then came back and went under the big bridge and down...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

On a sunny afternoon, a trip down the Medway out of Tonbridge proved a blissful way of seeing this part of the world from a different perspective. From above, it’s a murky river; from the boat, it’s another world, a little oasis that seems miles...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Many thanks for the review, you have captured the essence of the area and the trip very well

Reviewed 29 August 2018

My friend and I did an evening river trip to do a bat trip,very interesting, the knowledge of Simon was second to none,we really enjoyed the trip and would definitely do another one.

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Many thanks for the review, Simon is amazing and we had a good showing of bats

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I took my parents (in their 80’s) and teenage daughters on a relaxing boat trip from the bridge in Tonbridge along to the flood barrier near Leigh. The whole trip took 1 hour. It was very enjoyable and interesting to see more of the area...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank your for your kind review

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The wife and I took our daughter for her very first ever boat trip and we all loved it. First lets start with the staff david and amy were very friendly and professional and any questions we had they didnt mind answering and were very...More

Thank Nathan T
Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Many thanks for the wonderful review

Reviewed 29 June 2018

Had a fantastic trip on the river this afternoon. The electric boat is really spacious and comfortable. We were lucky to be on the boat with just one other couple and they wanted to sit in the shade. So we stretched out in the sun...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you for the review, we love what we do and try to pass it on

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Electric boat so only sound is the water as you drift peacefully along the Medway. All nature on show with trees, river plants, ducks and swans as you glide along. Walkers on the river paths, kayakers and rowers add interest. A wonderful way to spend...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks so much for your wonderful review

Reviewed 19 June 2018

I took my two young boys on this trip (5 & 8), and they both loved it. A lovely peaceful trip up the river.

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Many thanks for the review, it was a pleasure to have you on board

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We won two tickets for the Tonbridge River Trip, via The Big Weekend. We were so lucky we were the only visitors on that time slot, so it was a private tour. Glynn was a fabulous host, he was so informative and approachable we had...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Many thanks for the review, very much appreciated and really pleased you enjoyed the trip

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Tonbridge with my family and decided to take a trip on the River Medway. We were short on time but Glynn was so helpful and took us on a shortened version of the river trip. The trip on the river was really interesting and...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Many thanks for the review

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Roger F
2 July 2018|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
We hire out rowing boats at £5 per adult and £2.50 per child (under 16) per hour. The river trips are £10 per adult and £5 per child (under 16) per hours trip orr for exclusive use it is £100 for up to 12 passengers per... More
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Teresa F
16 August 2016|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
We do hire out rowing boats, during the school hols, every day from 11 to 4 - we can provide buoyancy aids for all ages, but we cannot take under 2's - under 12 must have a buoyancy aid full details on our website or call me... More
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Jane B
6 July 2016|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
Max number of passengers is 12 and we are open to discuss bookings for any day or time including evening trips Costs are £10 pre adult and £5 under 16's for scheduled trips or £100 per hour for exclusive hire for up to 12... More
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