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Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire

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Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire
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Snaygill Boats started back in 1977 with the aim of providing a top quality canal holidays fleet on this loveliest of all canals. We were drawn to the Skipton area by the beauty of the Yorkshire countryside and because the Leeds Liverpool canal is...more
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Skipton Road, Skipton BD20 9HA, England
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All reviews sweet basil slow pace canal boat great holiday day trip five rise locks two occasions crockery and utensils washing up liquid opening and closing excellent trip be booking again in excellent condition the staff were great on arrival stunning scenery excellent value
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

My wife and I took my daughters and their friends on a narrow boat for the day, I didn't think the kids would be that into it but they all loved it. They helped to open bridges and we stopped for a picnic and all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lee A
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The staff were excellent with instruction on how to crew the narrow boat. The slow cruise down the waterway was both relaxing and very scenic. Spotting both Kingfishers and Cormorants. Just a lovely day on the canal.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lothersdale
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you very much for your really nice review. Its great to hear that your trip was a success and it is equally as good to hear that the staff here at snaygill were received well, we hope you will give us a thought when...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We loved our day out on Amber. The People at Snaygill were fantastic, friendly and I'm pleased we booked with them. Daniel was ace, showing us around the boat and giving us a comprehensive briefing before we set off. Amber was beautiful and really well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank richs850
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you so much for a very informative review. We are so pleased that your day trip was a success and that Amber was able to fulfil your expectations, its also great to hear that the staff here were well received and that you were...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic customer service, fantastic experience, pet friendly amazing location.. highly recommended, will definitely be doing that again..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canniffe79
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Just completed a week on Sweet Basil, a great boat and fantastic team at Snaygill, Sean was brilliant. Had done nothing like this before and certainly felt overwhelmed when first going through the locks but happy to say we made it and felt more confident...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joy P
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you Joy for a really great review, we are so pleased to hear that Sweet Basil & of course, the staff, were well received and that your experience with us was a positive one. You are so right about the amazing little villages you...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We hired a medium-sized narrowboat (Amber) from Snaygill boats and had an awesome day going up and down the canal. We arrived a little early, after having stayed the previous night in Keighley, but this wasn't a problem for the staff. A friendly young man...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank holisticliving
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for a really nice review, we are so pleased to hear that your day trip was a success and that Amber was able to fulfil your expectations. It was great meeting with you all and we really hope to see you...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Despite the canal restrictions, we had a lovely long weekend on Juniper. The boat was in good condition and ready for our arrival with a very helpful team of staff to ensure we got off to a good start.This is the second time i have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darleypete
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you for a really nice review, its great to hear that you had such a brilliant experience and that the closures and restrictions didn't stand in your way too much. Please think of us when planning your next boating holiday because we would love...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Snaygill. We had a fantastic day on the canal sailing Toby. A group of friends out for birthday celebration. The staff were lovely, very helpful and informative. The boat was well laid out and plenty room for the 8 of us. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emma B
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thanks Emma for a really great review. We are so pleased to hear that your day hire was such a success and its also great to hear that the staff and of course Toby were well received. Please keep us in mind for your next...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We booked our holiday with Snaygil, very easy to book, great boat, lovely people. We have already booked again for May next year. Took our dog who loves boating. Leeds and Liverpool Canal is really something special, stunning scenery, loads of wild life and great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

A big thank you from us all here at snaygill boats for your really nice review. Its always great to hear that our staff and of course our boats, are well received, it almost makes it all worthwhile. I completely agree about the stunning scenery...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Three generations of our family wanted to celebrate one of those birthdays ending with a "0". Couldn't have chosen a more idyllic way to spend a sunny August day on the canal. On arrival, we were met by 2 friendly members of staff who took...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janice J
Snaygill_Boats, Manager at Snaygill Boats - Canal Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thanks Janice for your wonderful review. Its really great to hear you all had an amazing time and that our day boat Amber was able to meet your needs. It is fantastic that you had the opportunity to appreciate the different types of wildlife that...More

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emilyhN7541VR
August 25, 2018|
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Response from Samantha Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is a small freezer compartment.
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Cd0c
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Snaygill_Boats | Property representative |
Hi there, yes of course, dogs of all shapes and sizes are always welcome aboard our boats. Plus, there are plenty of dog walking opportunities to be found along the canal should they ever need a break.
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Andrew B
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Snaygill_Boats | Property representative |
Hi there! I'm afraid we don't offer boats for just one night, you can hire a day-boat until dusk, but I am afraid it would need to be returned before it gets dark. It sounds like the best option for you would be a weekend... More
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