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The Picnic Boat

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Address: Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
Phone Number: 07968 752625
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absolute delight

Have taken several trips on this boat over the summer with friends who have stayed with us. Each time every one has thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Kevin is a warm and friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
19Linney
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Dittisham, United Kingdom
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Dittisham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Have taken several trips on this boat over the summer with friends who have stayed with us. Each time every one has thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Kevin is a warm and friendly host. The food has been great. Friends who have allergies or food intolerances have been catered for no problem. A truly lovely way to spend an early evening/afternoon sailing... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Another fantastic cruise spent with Kevin and Rayne on the Picnic Boat, this time with friends from Cumbria. Weather almost perfect - food excellent as always (Seafood and West Country Fayre) Gallons of champagne and much laughter was had by all. What a wonderful way to spend the day.

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Colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We booked a cream tea cruise on the Picnic Boat to celebrate my wife's birthday and there is no doubt that "There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." Even our grandchildren managed to forget about social media and hashtags for a couple of hours as they became engrossed in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had a day trip with Kevin on the Picnic Boat with our two children (7 and 9). We parked just opposite where the boat was moored and so very easy. Kevin is a cheerful and charming host. We had a leisurely trip up and down the river, with some 'crabbing' at Dittisham. The highlight has to be the picnic... More 

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Kent
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A trip on the Picnic Boat provided a memorable ending to a fantastic weekend of celebration in Devon. Kevin is a charmimg and informative host, the West Country luxury picnic was impressive and plentiful. The cheese was so good we rushed of to Kevin's deli in the market square to buy some to take home with us.This trip should be... More 

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Perfect anniversary treat for our family. We really enjoyed the afternoon tea on the boat and kevin was an excellent host. We loved the scones and kids really enjoyed the crabbing. Will recommend to everyone v8siting Dartmouth.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We had a perfect afternoon tea on the picnic boat. Kevin wes a perfect host. The scones were lovely with plenty of clotted cream and jam. The weather was perfect, but I expect even in the rain this trip would be special.

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is our second visit to Dartmouth on the picnic boat. As usual we were not disappointed, we visited this time with friends for my wifes birthday. The trip was extended for a further hour which you can purchase in advance if Kevin has the space. This gave us the opportunity to run the length of the dart from Dittisham... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We visit Dartmouth regularly and had spotted the picnic boat on a number of occasions. We were delighted therefore when we received a trip as a gift. We had the "Romantic Lunch for 2" complete with dressed crab and a decent bottle of champagne. The trip did not disappoint. There is no better way to experience the river Dart than... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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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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