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French Brothers

The Clewer Boathouse | Windsor, Windsor SL4 5JH, England
01753 851900
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Ranked #8 of 14 activities in Windsor
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Boat trips on the river Thames. Public trips depart from Windsor Promenade, Maidenhead Promenade and the Runnymede Boathouse (please refer to the MAPS... more » Owner description: Boat trips on the river Thames. Public trips depart from Windsor Promenade, Maidenhead Promenade and the Runnymede Boathouse (please refer to the MAPS section of our website). The address listed here refers to office and administration only. « less
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Terrific event for the Windsor area. We thoroughly enjoyed the late afternoon cruise as the weather was hot. Staff were great and responsive and the attractions well worth the journey. Learning more about Eton College and Ascot racecourse was really interesting.

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shepperton
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Undertook the 2hr trip on the particularly hot day so the cover and breeze were most welcome. The trip itself is ok with commentary for the main points of interest (and a leaflet with the details too). The trip is leisurely but not overly exciting!

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We took the 2 hour French Brothers boat trip from Windsor. The boat was nice enough but the seats all face inwards so there is no way to look out the windows comfortably. You either have to kneel or twist round to see what's going on. The upstairs fills up really quickly so its best to get there early to... More

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This boat trip is average at best. Such a beautiful vessel, but when you board and go up to the deck you’ll find chairs laid out in rows, all facing the front like a school assembly or church service. They're so close together that moving around during the trip is difficult. To add insult to injury they are upright old... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Myself and my sister went from Runnymede to Hampton Court on the Lady Margaret Anne. Had an excellent time. The boat was clean and tidy and the crew (Steve and Jamie) where both friendly polite and funny. Jamie was keeping us topped up with drinks and Steve was steering the boat whilst informing us of the sights along the river.... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

WOW!! What an amazing night! We hired ( Annet bowler and Samantha Elise Rayner ZUMBA instructors) an amazing boat from French brothers;) Thank you so much for a wonderful crew and such fantastic service I recommend everyone to use French brothers when you next want a special occasion to be extra special. Thanks so so much You were brilliant xoxo... More

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

On 2nd July 51 members of Thatcham U3A Travel Group cruised from Windsor to Marlow on the beautiful coal fired steam boat S.L. Nuneham. Whilst on board we were served the most delicious cream tea. It was a wonderful day and we all enjoyed the touch of luxury. Many thanks to Chris, Matt, Chris and Juliette for making our day... More

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A relaxing short cruise from Windsor to Boveney Lock and back. An interesting commentary given as the boat glides along, plenty to see and lots of wildlife about. The crew were polite and helpful, waited for us to buy our tickets so we didn't have to wait for the next trip. A lovely way to end a days outing to... More

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A group of eight people some who were visually impaired boarded the 'Lucy Fisher' at Runnymede for the 45 minute trip. A lovely quiet trip it was to interspersed with a commentary from the skipper help with boarding was much appreciated by our group. Well done crew a good job and thank you from us all. :)

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Neath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We did the 40min trip & found it really nice & relaxing, made all the better as it was a sunny day. Don't forget to buy bags of food to feed the Swans & Ducks - they're so used to people, they'll eat from your hand. We didn't have time for the 2hr trip, but I thought that was a... More

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