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French Brothers

The Clewer Boathouse | Windsor, Windsor SL4 5JH, England
01753 851900
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Ranked #8 of 15 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

2 hour boat trip from Windsor to Bray. Very gentle countryside. We passed Windsor racecourse and were told that racegoers could catch the boat to the racecourse rather than brave the traffic - one for the future. The weather was not great; a bit cold. The boat was quite stable, no rolling around and had an upper and a lower... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Have just been on a Sunday lunch cruise from Runnymede to celebrate our Golden Wedding. It was a very pleasant experience, the meal was very good and the service excellent - nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Good selection of drinks and efficient bar service. Would certainly recommend this trip for a special occasion. Jojo

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went on the last trip of the day and although there was only handful of us on the boat we were treated so well. Before we left the mooring someone came round to take drink orders and we were offered everything from coffee to alcohol. The commentary that accompanied the trip was interesting, yet not too much and we... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If doing the tourist thing around London, you are going to spend a lot of time on your feet. Therefore, It's nice to sit for awhile and a short cruise combines sitting with seeing something other than people. I took this option, when I went out to Windsor to visit the castle and had time before catching a train back... More

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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We chose the 2 hour boat trip for £10.50 per head. The boat was very clean and well equipped with loos, a Bar and a great views from the top deck and the boat deck. Staff were very friendly and offer a waiter service throughout the trip. The commentary was absolutely spot on and clear wherever you sit on the... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We booked this trip on line. It was a nice trip up the Thames and very informative. Only niggle was no food on board due to out of season. Sorry guys don't call that a well stocked bar. Food still advertised. We had traffic delays so unable to have lunch. No food needs to be publicised. Yes we could have... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was much, much better than expected for the price. It was a wonderful way to while away nearly 3 hours on the river, despite the changeable weather. The cream tea was delicious, the boat comfortable and the commentary well pitched - amusing but not distracting. In fact, the service was all excellent. The wildlife was out in force -... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

To be honest we went on the 40 minute cruise to get out of the rain for a while. The cruise was really good value and was very informative. My only criticism if anything would be that there should be some gaps in the commentary to allow you to just sit back and enjoy the relaxing cruise instead of feeling... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We departed from the Windsor Promenade (nearest car park - Alma St) on a sunny midweek afternoon on the 2 hour upstream cruise to Bray passing though the Boveney Lock. There was a very good informative recorded commentary which was supplemented by lots of comments from our excellent young, but very experienced, Captain - Matt. He was assisted by the... More

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Tasmania
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36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We've done several river cruises over the past few weeks but this has been the best. We did the 2 hour cruise that took us up through the Boveney Lock - an experience in itself. The commentary was excellent and informative, crew fun and helpful. A lovely relaxing way of spending an afternoon while seeing Windsor from the river.

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