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Peninne Boat Trips of Skipton

Coach Street, | Wharf Office, Waterside Court, Skipton BD23 1LH, England
01756 790829
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Ranked #6 of 11 Attractions in Skipton
Type: Bodies of Water
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Excellent informative tour. Only downside was step getting in and out of boat as there is an overhead canopy and you have to bend down to get into boat.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We hired a boat for the day and sailed up the canal A most enjoyable experience Can take you own food and drink and such a steady pace of life Would highly recommend

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice little boat trip round skipton. People were friendly enough and nice to see some of the sights from a different perspective. Not the longest boat ride in the world but had a pleasent experience.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I wished to book an 80th birthday treat so rang and left 2 messages over 3 days but received no return call. I went in person to the office to find it shut 20 minutes prior to the expected departure at 11 am and again the phone diverted to a prerecorded message. I did find the office finally open at... More

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Boston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Pleasant canal boat trip,our son is in a wheelchair staff very helpful getting him on and off boat,commentary was good despite people who talked over it constantly,enjoyable afternoon

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Braintree, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A 50 th birthday party of drunks were given better treatment than others who had payed and waited longer . They were so loud we couldn't hear the commentary which may have been the only good bit . Would not recommend this as it's a waste of money . The owners only words were what do u want me to... More

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Manchester
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Not highly recommended if you travel with young children. The trip is dull and not scenic at all. The only redeeming feature is the commentary by David Spikey which at least brings some humour to the boredom.

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went on the hour long Canal Tour, with Dave Spikey Commentary. It made us laugh and the trip was nice. The staff were friendly and served us Copper Dragon, which is brewed in Skipton. We were allowed to take our little dog with us too. He fell asleep. Be sure to visit the Pie and Mash shop after.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Travelling along the canal was a fun, cheap but not extraordinary experience. The whole journey took 30 mins but we couldn't see a great deal as the sides of the canal were quite steep and the boat did not move very fast. The skipper was very nice and informative though. We went just the three of us which was great.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

pleasant trip and cheap, some great views along the canal and a very informative driver. clean and relaxing get on board and enjoy

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