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“cream tea”(51 reviews)
“river cruise”(31 reviews)
“great trip”(17 reviews)
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The best 45 minute sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon!! We offer excellent sightseeing cruises and we're the only company to have a boat with a licensed bar, wonderful cream teas and a Live commentary by our own on-board guides. Our guides...more
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Bridgefoot | Crown Plaza Stratford, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
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All reviews cream tea river cruise great trip lovely cruise hen party afternoon tea entertaining commentary the crowne plaza hotel young chap scones recommend this trip lovely afternoon value for money excellent value staff were very friendly my mum visiting stratford
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this Company quite by chance as we left the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Stratford on Avon after a visit there. The Hotel has its own little river inlet with a wharf where Bancroft moor the "Rita Ellen",a motor boat that can accommodate up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely great river cruise with afternoon tea. Host pointing out the history on the 45 min cruise up and down the river Avon. Very jolly and helpful staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fatnanna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this trip for 6 of us visiting Stratford for the day. It's inexpensive, even if you get a cream tea, and the owners/organisers are very nice and helpful. The trip does seem to fly by, but the ladies have interesting things to say as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lauraspink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic river cruise - super friendly and responsive :) great with the children and cream tea was delicious would highly recommend! Thanks very much x

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janine_and_leigh124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been on the cruise for afternoon tea. Our guide was friendly and informative and the whole thing was relaxing from start to finish.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy C
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Andy C, Thank you so much for your review! :) We're really glad you had such a relaxing trip with us and enjoyed learning about our wonderful town, whilst enjoying a delicious afternoon tea - what a great way to wind down after the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a cruise for the scattering of ashes. The booking process was so easy and Lana and co were so helpful and accommodating. On the actual day everything was ready and planned and the service was faultless and beyond our expectations. I can’t thank...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iworld7
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello iworld7, Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind words. We're so glad we helped to make your important day go as smoothly as possible. Thank you very much for taking the time to recommend us and leave us such a fantastic...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Had the best Sunday afternoon in a long time! Lovely friendly, knowledgeable staff Amazing food cruising on a beautiful boat along the river Avon I can totally recommendMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire H
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Hello Claire H, Thank you very much for your fabulous review - it really made us smile :) We're so glad you had such a super Sunday with us! We really hope you come back and visit us again soon. Thank you again. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful trip, the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable! Would highly recommend it if in the area. Great value for money!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfitzsimons77
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Hello jfitzsimons77, Thanks so much for the great review! We really appreciate your kind words and recommendation. We hope to welcome you back some time :) Best wishes, Lana & Fiona

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Had booked a river cruise with afternoon tea. Arrived to a very friendly welcome and our table ready for us. The tea, scones, little cakes and strawberries were all delicious. The cruise was lovely. The ladies on board kept us entertained and were very well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DayTrip46654238434
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hi DayTrip46654238434, Your review put big smiles on our faces - thank you so much :) We're so glad you enjoyed your Cream Tea and time on board with us. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Lana

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

I had bought this cruise of wow her as I thought it would be a lovely thing to do with my mom and nan. The lady on board was very attentive and lovely and had a font of knowledge about the local town etc. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alice J
LanaK599, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hello Alice J, What a lovely review, thank you so much! We'll look forward to welcoming you again in the summer :) Best wishes, Lana

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Donna A
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Response from sueralph1 | Reviewed this property |
they have a website that may tell you
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IainIsm
May 26, 2017|
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Response from CaptainBancroft | Property representative |
Hi IainIsm, We do indeed. It's a hydraulic platform from the mooring into the cabin. When are you thinking of coming to see us? Fiona
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March 27, 2017|
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Response from CaptainBancroft | Property representative |
Good morning, yes we have a toilet onboard and washing facilities. Kind wishes, Fiona
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