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Excellent day boat

Hired a day boat for a family occasion, boat itself was excellent - clean, nicely fitted out and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
4F6
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Burnley, United Kingdom
great day out

The weather stayed fine and warm all day which is a great start. The boat was well fitted out for a... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2017
hippo432
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north west england
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22 Aug 2017
“Excellent day boat”
1 Aug 2017
“great day out”
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Hired a day boat for a family occasion, boat itself was excellent - clean, nicely fitted out and felt modern and airy. We were shown all the controls and had a short instructional sail to make sure we were comfortable with everything. Friendly, helpful service...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The weather stayed fine and warm all day which is a great start. The boat was well fitted out for a day boat and comfortable. ark was very welcoming and explained everything clearly. We set off from the wharf and Mark met us at the...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Really helpful and friendly, Mark came on board for a short while to make sure we knew what to do as we were first timers. Lovely boat and an enjoyable afternoon with great scenery. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

The whole day was brilliant. Mark the owner was very friendly and helpful, showed us how the boat worked (actually very simple), how to operate locks, (not as scary as it seems). The canal is very peaceful and not busy. We found a pleasant pub...More

2  Thank Philip T
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Our party of 8 arrived for our day's hire at 1000hrs, and were carefully briefed on the use of the boat before setting off. Fortunately, we had an experienced canal user in the group, who gave useful advice, and we negotiated a nearby lock before...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Mark was very helpful and informative. Showed us exactly how to handle the boat and was contactable for any queries. Met us at the first lock and showed us how to do this as we were complete novices. We had a very enjoyable day. Take...More

2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed September 11, 2015

This was given to me as a birthday present and was very enjoyable. On arrival at the wharf we were shown how to use the boat correctly. The boat was capable of taking 10 persons, ideal for a family celebration such as ours. We set...More

2  Thank 323Pete
Reviewed July 11, 2015

I had seen narrow boats on the English canals, on a travel show in Australia probably 15 years ago, and wanted to do it ever since. So when my cousin said she'd booked a boat for the day I was very excited :D After arriving...More

5  Thank GCKAT2014
Reviewed July 6, 2014

I am a regular canal boater, and have found the day hire at Copt Heath Wharf one of the better ones. For being friendly, and having well equipped boats. The boats come complete with tea/coffee, milk & sugar.

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