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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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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

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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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We just made it onto the boat. The ticket office allowed us to pay on return so that we didn't miss it and have to wait for the next one. Lovely trip and very interesting commentary. Wish we'd have taken the two hour trip rather than the 40 minute trip. Maybe next time.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

the boat ride itself was lovely with commentary as you travel down the Thames ... however I would not take this trip again on Race days as the boats also takes those going to the races and drops them off. one big party of tipsy and drunk revellers got on at the beginning only to carry on drinking on the... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Its a great little trip from Eton bridge to the race course, but please, please, please install a bigger or better fridge. Warm bottles of lager are not nice. You should know by now, roughly how many people you will be transporting and how many will be drinking, so for goodness sake do the math and up your game.

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