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Oxford River Cruises

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Address: 1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
Phone Number: +44 845 226 9396
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours, picnic and dining river...
Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours, picnic and dining river trips and private boat hire in the heart of historic oxford. Our cruises are designed to suit all tastes, from lazy lunchtime get togethers and elegant dinner cruises, to corporate events and birthday parties afloat.
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A relaxing afternoon cruise

This was a very pleasant, relaxing afternoon cruise along The Thames for approx. 21/2 hours (with a toilet stop if required). A light picnic lunch with some tasty morsels was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was a very pleasant, relaxing afternoon cruise along The Thames for approx. 21/2 hours (with a toilet stop if required). A light picnic lunch with some tasty morsels was provided plus a glass of ginger drink and a 1/2 litre carafe of red or white wine. The boat captain gave a very good, informal description of places of interest... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Starting from The Folly Restaurant (easy walking distance from Oxford Station). Our lovely Skipper Gerry, took us along the river in an electric powered boat (very quiet). Gerry was very knowledgeable on the local history, which made for a most enjoyable 2.5 hours soaking up the beautiful scenery. We stopped off at The Perch Inn for a comfort break and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely time. The view of the river and the areas we passed was superb. The boat trip was very relaxing. Gerry was very good, approachable and knowledgeable. The picnic food was better than we expected. We would certainly do this again.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We set off at 12.30 and travelled toward Binsey, we were amazed to see so much wildlife on and around the river. We went past port meadows and the wild flowers were amazing. Then on toward Wolvercote where we stopped off at the Perch pub( Morse's old Haunt!) we had a drink in the garden before boarding our boat again.... More 

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Kingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I arranged for my wife and I to be along as part of her 65th celebrations. Wow this was so well worth. The boat was very clean and very comfortable. The staff were very friendly and their service was great. The food was excellent as was the selection of wines. It was so much fun too especially our skipper who... More 

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wonderful trip! Scenery you would ever expect to see in Oxford, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, gently cruising along the Thames. The skipper (Gerry) was lovely, really informative and funny with it. We had a nice light lunhch in the Folly before setting off, but having seen the picnic lunches which can be purchased I can... More 

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Staffordshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went on a river cruise with this company on Saturday 20th June and it was stunning from start to finish. There were 9 of us plus a lovely guy called Jan who kept us interested in all that was around us - but was never intrusive. We did discover though that he knows everything! The picnic was lovely -... More 

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a fantastic day. The location, boat, skipper, food, pub were all fantastic. Very enjoyable and would definitely recommend .

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had been given a voucher for this as a Christmas gift. Spent a lovely 2 hours on the river, thanks to Oxford River Cruises, our boatman was great, interesting commentary and answering our questions, weather was not its best but this didn't matter. Great way to spend a relaxing afternoon.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The service we received was excellent - the boatman was pleasant, entertaining and informative. We would happliy recommend this river cruise to anyone who would like to enjoy some time relaxing on the water.

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Address: Address: 1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
Phone Number: +44 845 226 9396
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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