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Address: Holiday Inn Stratford | Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
Phone Number: +44 1789 269669
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Description: The best 45 minute sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon!! We offer...
The best 45 minute sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon!! We offer excellent sightseeing cruises and we're the only company to have a boat with a licensed bar, wonderful cream teas and a Live commentary by our own on-board guides. Our guides share the history - and the amusing unknown history - of Stratford & Shakespeare during your cruise. We're a family business that operate 365 days a year, river conditions permitting. We can also cater for private parties - birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, schools & coach groups - we do just about everything! Our ghost themed evening cruises are popular with local residents and tourists alike. If you'd like to know more please call or drop us an email.
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Lovely trip, clean boat, very funny and informative guide. Showed us all the sights and explained them with a Spence of humour. Prices ok

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely trip, clean boat, very funny and informative guide. Showed us all the sights and explained them with a Spence of humour. Prices ok

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had approx 3 dozen people for an afternoon Champagne River cruise following our wedding ceremony in the RSC Tower. The cruise was exception and the talk of the day! Fiona, John and crew ensured that our every need was catered for, the boat looked amazing and the champagne kept flowing. We would highly recommend this to anyone looking to... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My partner and I saw this company advertised in one of the free town brochures. It had a nice advert so we decided to head over at 1.55pm on a mondady hoping to catch a boat that afternoon. When we arrived at the boat we saw the next sailing was at 4pm, so asked the guy there if we could... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

As someone who doesn't do boats and water, I can thoroughly recommend this cruise. The guide was very informative and amusing and made the journey very interesting, enjoyed a lovely mug of chocolate and would definitely go again. Thank you for an enjoyable hour on a beautiful river.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We managed to climb aboard the Bancroft canal boat just as it was about to leave and we were glad we caught it. Its five pounds fifty well spent for an informative and amusing trip down the canal. Our host was fun and gave us a lot of ideas what else to do in Stratford. Its lovely to sail along... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I thought this boat trip was excellent value for money. It lasted around 45 minutes and we were able to enjoy drinks on board at reasonable prices. Romeo, the guide, was informative and had a quirky sense of humour which even made my 15yr old son laugh! I would highly recommend this trip.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was a river cruise with fish and chip lunch. It was a pleasant way to see Stratford from the river, The boat was nice and the windows could be opened so we were not too warm, The commentary as we went along was very interesting. The lunch was nice and hot though some in our party thought it could... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We booked this trip as part of the 'Floating Ghost Walk' We were met by Helen, organiser of the Ghost Walk to give us our tickets and discount vouchers for establishments and attractions in the town. We were then handed over the the boat crew for drinks orders, £2 for cans of soft drinks. There were complimentary baskets of crisps... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My friends and I hired the Rita Ellen boat for a hen party (27 ladies), and really enjoyed our river cruise. The boat was nicely kitted-out, with table decorations, balloons and a lovely cream tea/prosecco backdrop! Fiona did a great job at answering my endless questions before the cruise, and providing a super friendly service on the day - even... More 

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Fiona R, Owner at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this review

Hi Stephie8 Many thanks for your lovely review. Glad you all enjoyed it - especially after an eventful bike ride!! It was lovely to arrange your cruise and to meet you all on the day. Hope Kate Winslet enjoyed it too :) Hope to see you all again soon. Fiona Rae Director Bancroft Cruisers More 

Northampton, UK
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have enjoyed a fantastic coach trip to Stratford Upon Avon today. We hired a Bancroft Cruiser boat for a river cruise with fish & chips on board. There were 31 of us and nothing was too much trouble. Had a really informative and friendly guide called Andy. Fiona was really friendly too and served everyone with unlimited tea and... More 

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Fiona R, Owner at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this review

Hi Footsteptours, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was a pleasure work with you and also meet your customers. What a lovely group. But, I have to say that they were lucky to get their fish and chips - the crew usually beat them to it!! I've passed your comments on to the Rita Ellen... More 

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Address: Address: Holiday Inn Stratford | Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
Phone Number: +44 1789 269669
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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