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Middlewich Narrowboats

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Address: Canal Terrace, Middlewich CW10 9BD, England
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+44 1606 832460
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09:00 - 05:00
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Worth the trip!

We rented a small narrowboat (42 feet) for a week and had the time of our lives! Josh and Mark made it easy for us to learn the ropes quickly (although I am sure they wondered if... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and 8 others hired a narrowboat for the weekend to celebrate a friends 30th and we loved every minute! The guys were very patient with us when they were giving us the demonstration and showing us how to work the locks (we were slightly tipsy). Surprisingly we grasped it and were fine once we were on our way. Stopped... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you AmyBram, You were all great fun. Glad you had a good time! More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just got back after five weeks on ellsmere navigator the boat was great even though the weather was not to good for the first two weeks we still had a good time.the boat was lovely and warm also the beds was lovely and clean we had everything on the boat thanks to all the staff we have booked... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank You So much Pat, Love having you here every year, See you next time :) More 

Great Britain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Realy enjoyed the fantastic views of Cheshire Great experience of navigating the locks to Chester passing through Beeston with its Castle and the folly of Peckforton behind it

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you so much georgeeboy! Thats a really great route. Love the wildlife out that way too. More 

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is holiday in slowmotion or minute by minute. Nice activity for grandparents or familyes with older children who likes to take it easy. Boats are comfortable and easy to handle when you got the hang of it after short time. Landscape and canal systems are beautiful and well organised. Have a nice trip. We are going back soon!

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you so much Geir A, Taking the time to do a review is really special to us, it helps others decide if they'll like it. See you next time! More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

this was my first time hiring a narrowboat the whole experience was great from the time we set of till the time we returned the boats are well equipped with everything you need really friendly and helpfull staff will deffinately be using again

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you johnmccrae1 Really kind of you to take the time to review, see you next time! More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Thoroughly enjoyable week from beginning to end. Everything we needed was provided even a life jacket for the dog! We went to Llangollen- very scenic, with not too many locks and therefore plenty of time for knitting while sitting enjoying the views and wildlife from the little front seating area in the bow. Dog enjoyed it too and only fell... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you Nick G, Glad the dog survived the ordeal, grandchildren too. I'm sure you've given them great memories for life! thanks again More 

Middlewich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have never hired a boat from here under the new owners but they put on great entertainment a few times a year. For my husband and I this is one of the very best venues during the Middlewich FAB festival weekend.

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Thank Claire B
Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Very kind of you to say so Claire. the town have asked us to do the same this year, so we'll do our best to give you all a good time. More 

Colorado Springs
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786 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

We rented a small narrowboat (42 feet) for a week and had the time of our lives! Josh and Mark made it easy for us to learn the ropes quickly (although I am sure they wondered if they'd ever see old Hazel again!) and we enjoyed a week-long cruise out to Trevor and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Recently refurbished, the Hazel... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you MaryKop, I'm really glad you had a good time. We try as hard as we can to be sure that nothing goes wrong. We can never guarantee they won't but we can guarantee we'll get it sorted really quickly. So glad you still managed to have a great time. thank you so much More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a great week aboard the Montgomery navigator from middlewich narrowboats. It was our first canal hol, (2 adults, 2 girls 6 & 9) so had quite a few questions, and a little apprehensive about "driving" the boat, locks etc but it was all covered really well and patiently by the team, they saw us through the first... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thank you Paul M, Its really great to give kids this age these kinds of adventures, they'll remember them for life :) thanks again More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016

What a fantastic company to hire from. On behalf of Fazakerley High School, I hired three boats: Elm, Llangollen & Whitchurch. The Company were more than patient with me as we booked and paid for the trip and even more helpful as the day of departure approached. The three boats were ready for departure hours ahead of schedule and were... More 

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Greg W, Owner at Middlewich Narrowboats, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your review guys. Thanks for coming too. It was really great to have you here, your enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge of the canals was inspiring. Loved having you all here. Hope you come again. More 

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