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The Pulteney Princess

6 Henry St., Bath BA1 1EE, England
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Ranked #25 of 46 activities in Bath
Type: Ships
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I really wish I had read the bad reviews prior to booking a tour on the river on this motorboat. The negative reviews are absolutely right in relation to the guides being extremely rude people who clearly don't like tourists who are paying there wages.....the female host a woman with bleached hair in her 50s was completely rude to a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

It was a lovely journey from Bathampton Mill, the guide on board was a funny man but journey back didn't even occur. We heard last boat back was at 5, turned up 20 minutes early and finally gave up after waiting for an hour! It didn't help that when you try to call the number it is "not available" or... More

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Fife, Scotland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were staying in the Old Mill Hotel in Batheaston and the Pulteney Princess was our preferred method of transport to get into Bath City centre and back to our hotel. We boarded the boat at Barthampton Mill pub / restaurant, just over the Toll Bridge and enjoyed the relaxing cruise down the River Avon to the berth at Pulteney... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Having travelled twice before on the Pulteney Princess, leaving at Bathampton and travelling into Bath I decided to do the same trip with two other grandchildren on Friday 27th June. Just to make sure the boat would be coming up as far as Bathampton and the 10.50 sailing was on, I emailed them at the beginning of the week. As... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We boarded the boat as we were staying in Bathampton, excellent commentary guide very funny, would highly recommend £4 each much better than sitting in traffic!

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Louisville, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice way to relax after your 2-hour walking tour. Sit back and watch Bath go by. Some commentary but it's mostly about enjoying the day. Good value for the money. Ryders Colorado USA

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Catching the boat from Bathampton to Bath one way was certainly more relaxing than walking for more than 1 hour along the canal. It's well worth the small £4 charge (2014 prices) and includes excellent dry whit sense of humour, however for some people who's first language isn't English may not understand but it should all be taken in good... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Absolutely fantastic way to spend some time in bath. Tour up to the bathampton mill on the river. Have a leisurely lunch then cruise back with a great commentary. I had a really brilliant day out with my elderly aunt and the crew were really helpful getting her settled on the boat.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We thought we would take a nice little trip along the river with some friends. After a rival boat company couldn’t wait 15 seconds for us to run across the grass to get on board, they couldn’t untie the ropes quick enough, we went with Pulteney Princess. Just like the other company they didn’t welcome us with open arms! We... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I have taken the Pulteney Princess into Bath now more than a dozen times ...it is a MUST for all friends and family who come to visit me .. it's the most beautiful way to travel into the City, entertaining whitty commentary .... a bargain in my opinion and just super enjoyable. You can even take your own tipple along... More

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