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Canterbury Historic River Tours

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Address: Ducking Stool, Kings Bridge | High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
Phone Number: 07790 534744
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Description: Canterbury Historic River Tours provides a truly entertaining experience...
Canterbury Historic River Tours provides a truly entertaining experience for its visitors, and is a perfect tour for all age groups, the tour combines a light hearted enjoyable commentary whilst also discovering some of Canterbury's finest architecture set against outstanding views of natural scenery.The tour has been recognised for its excellence by coming runner-up for 'Best Tourism Experience' in the South East of England.
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Vincent

Our tour was led by Vincent- he absolutely made the trip!! He managed to row as well as keep us amused!!! Would definitely recommend this - especially with Vincent!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Ramsgate
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Ramsgate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our tour was led by Vincent- he absolutely made the trip!! He managed to row as well as keep us amused!!! Would definitely recommend this - especially with Vincent!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Enjoy Canterbury from a different perspective away from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. We learned some interesting facts and saw some lovely buildings amongst all the springtime flowers. The weather was a bit changeable, but that wasn't a problem because large umbrellas were provided and the seat was dried before we got on board. The tour lasts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Vincent was absolutely fantastic. You have to try this great tour. You laugh and learn. We head a lot of fun with Vincent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

A brilliant river tour on a gorgeous sunny day! Georgia was very good at putting the passengers at ease (especially good as I get sea sick) and was a delightful and funny young woman. Plenty of knowledge, history and humour involved :-). All in all, we had a fab time and would definitely look them up if we were to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

It is a rowing boat ride on the very small river Stour. Our boatman, guide and oarsman was Vincent. Very charming and obviously strong to row twelve passengers along, sometimes against the current. Lots of interesting facts and tales about the river and the environs. Also lots of banter with passing colleagues in other boats. Amusing stories about everything. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough yesterday to have absolutely gorgeous weather and beautiful sunshine as we went on out boat tour with Captain Nye! Really enjoyed it, was so interesting and it's definitely something we won't forget. Captain Nye kept us amused and our interest piqued the whole time, definitely can't wait to come back and do it again soon 😁... More 

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

Henry was the most funniest man we have ever spoken to . He told very funny joke's and was extremely knowledgable . Really enjoyed the boat trip would recommend to everyone .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour learnt lots about Canterbury from Captain Alex well done. Saw some realy old buildings and what they were or are for. Would recommend this tour if you visit Canterbury.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Big thank you to Captain Henry for a really enjoyable river tour today and I found the history very interesting. Would recommend the tour to anyone visiting Canterbury! Just watch out if you have redish hair or blue eyes.. He'll assume you're a witch. ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We have visited Canterbury many times but never to just chill and explore.Lovely tour, really funny guy - Vincent, fascinating info would highly recommend.

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