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Address: Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
Phone Number: 07968 752625
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Absolutely magical

My sister very generously organised the picnic boat with the seafood fayre for her pre-wedding weekend and I have to say it is an experience I will never forget and will find... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My sister very generously organised the picnic boat with the seafood fayre for her pre-wedding weekend and I have to say it is an experience I will never forget and will find difficult to surpass. Aside from the fact we were celebrating such a beautiful occasion, I escaped for 2.5 hours of sheer magic. How our fabulous skipper managed to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We so enjoyed our delicious lunch on the picnic boat and the trip to Dittisham where our grandchildren had great fun crabbiing.It seemed such a special treat for all the family and we really hope we can do it again one day and sample the breakfast! Would recommend it to everyone old or young ! Many thanks to you Kevin... More 

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Leics
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68 reviews 68 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We chartered this boat - with crab and prawn sandwiches which were excellent - and went up river to a local vineyard - watching the wildlife and the sun on the water. It was an idyllic afternoon - for something different we would really recommend Kevin and this experience.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We treated two friends to the seafood picnic for their hospitality. Despite the weather not being its best it was a fabulous trip. The food was magnificent and we had a lovely relaxing cruise along the dart. Picnic blankets were provided so we kept cosy. We chose the Thursday of Regatta week so there was plenty to see - and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Thank you Kevin and Elizabeth for making the surprise 70th birthday party for my husband such a success - and for keeping the secret so successfully for over a year! We did wonder if the picnic was actually going to happen, with the weather forecast for the day pretty dreadful as the aftermath of hurricane Bertha swept through. However, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Dartmouth is by far and away the most appealing town in South Devon. Despite the associated namesake river ('Dart') being a very wet version of the M25 at rush hour, there's still plenty of character and charm. Alongside the various taxis and ferries, there are private boats and vessels for public hire. The river is an intrinsic part of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I couldn't recommend this wonderful day on the river more; from the incredible 360 degree views of the River Dart, to the fabulous local produce we had for lunch, it was a truly magical day out. Kevin is a fantastic host full of local knowledge, and his passion for Dartmouth and the area is evident. All the ingredients for our... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Thanks Kevin our skipper had an amazing breakfast cruise along the river dart. Would recommend to anybody who goes to Dartmouth

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Newton Abbot
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12 reviews 12 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A lovely surprise for us two mums as it was my son in laws birthday but he and his wife decided to share this experience with us as they had enjoyed this trip so much before. We had a really lovely time. Glorious weather, superb food and a great skipper Kev who was very attentive. He pointed out points of... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lovely, relaxing trip up the river, with a great lunch included. Kevin, our captain for the day, was a superb host. Highly recommended, will be back, might try the breakfast next time.

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