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Grove Ferry River Trips

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Address: Grove Ferry Road, Upstreet CT3 4BP, England
Phone Number: 07985273070
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Description: For river trips on the River Stour in Kent come and see the "Ellen Mary" a...
For river trips on the River Stour in Kent come and see the "Ellen Mary" a quiet eco friendly electric powered boat taking up to 12 passengers through scenic areas of outstanding beauty, getting close to local wildlife and birds.Why not enjoy a relaxing 1 hour river trip or book for a private “voyage” and then follow with the wonderful hospitality of The Grove Ferry Inn at our moorings.
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Grove ferry boat trip

Had a fab time on a lovely trip down the river stour thanks to the captain graham for your kindness and showing us the wild life would highly recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had a fab time on a lovely trip down the river stour thanks to the captain graham for your kindness and showing us the wild life would highly recommend

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Minster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

After reading trip advisor, we were really disappointed with the experience. We had the whole boat to ourselves which was the best part but the driver didn't actually say one word from the time we got on until the time we got off. He never pointed out any points of interest because there weren't any! considering we had 7 children... More 

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

wonderful relaxing boat trip, small crowd, knowledgable and friendly skippers ...perfect way to while away an hour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

- Friendly, welcoming skipper who chatted with us, and the children, and helped us to spot wildlife. - We saw swans with cygnets, a marsh harrier, cormorants, damselflies, moorhens, coots and a kingfisher zigzagging across the river. - Children were allowed to steer the boat. - Dogs welcome aboard. - Passersby and canoeists smile and wave as you ride by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A fantastic way to spend an hour, the skipper Neil was very informative and slowed the boat down to let us take pictures of the wildlife. Well worth a visit!

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A couple of weeks back our families and friends, 6 adults 6 kids booked the boat for a trip down the Stour. We enjoyed a bit of lunch at the Grove Ferry in. Then took the boat trip. Peter, the man that runs it was great with our kids and we thoroughly enjoyed the hour spent on the river and... More 

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England,Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We booked the whole boat out for a birthday treat, it was a lovely trip, even though it rained! So peaceful and beautiful as we sailed down the river. Peter was very friendly and knowledgeable. Will be booking again for a longer trip and hopefully some sun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to do something different but relaxing on Sunday. We've found just the thing. The boat trip was just the right length and this part of the river simply beautiful. And we had a pub lunch as well of course. We'll be back with friends. Thanks for the lovely experience Glyn!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

What a delightful way to spend an hour at the river. We weren't aware of the river trips when we stopped in to have tea and coffee at the Grove Pantry Pub and Inn, but it seemed a wonderful thing to do while we built up an appetite for our lunch. Even better, you are welcome to take drinks from... More 

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East Malling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had such a lovely morning out. My son is disabled and I find that we always get a very warm welcome and they are very understanding of my sons needs. I would highly reccommend this attraction.

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Glynn R, Owner at Grove Ferry River Trips, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review and your continued custom, it is always a pleasure to take you all out and to see the enjoyment it brings to the whole family More 

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