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Address: South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
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Activities: Walking

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Moonboats let you travel in style on the K&A canal

We recently completed a week long narrow boat holiday on the K&A canal. There were a total of 14 of us...three generations, from age 7 to 84! After considering all the narrow... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We recently completed a week long narrow boat holiday on the K&A canal. There were a total of 14 of us...three generations, from age 7 to 84! After considering all the narrow boat rental companies, we chose Moonraker Canalboats. We are SO glad we did! Their boats are 10 feet wide (3' more than most) which makes a big difference... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We walked along the towpath from Kintbury and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Well maintained towpath and quiet tranquillity with beautiful surroundings and the occasional pub to stop at.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Without question Sally Narrowboats are the best hire company we have experienced. Attention to detail is obviously their motto. The boat was 100% both in presentation immaculate cleanliness equipment supplied and maintainence. The detailed well prepared and interesting introductory briefing left no questions or doubts unanswered for even the complete novice. On top of all this they were user friendly... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

4 of is and 3 dogs went along the kennet and Avon canal and enjoyed our trip, we planned and crammed in too much so was not a relaxing hoilday. Caen hill is very hard work, and some locks are heavy. But over all a goo holiday

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Eight 'senior' canal boaters hired a craft from Anglo Welsh and were served by the Sally Boats staff . Our welcome at the Marina was friendly and professional, and after cars were parked and the paperwork completed, the crew boarded the 10 berth 70ft Derwent. For those not in the know, those of the crew who prefer their own sleeping... More 

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Southam, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My friend and I have just returned from a four day break using "Sally Narrowboats", on-board "Lydia". I can only say that nothing was too much trouble by them, from handling the booking to supplying of matches to light the coal fire onboard (supplied). Everything was provided for a trouble free break including safety chat on handover. Most enjoyable canal,... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We hired narrowboat "Lydia" for a four day break between Xmas the New Year. Boat was in excellent condition - clean and tidy throughout - and benefited from both central heating and a traditional fire. We were warm and comfortable throughout despite it getting so cold the canal began to freeze over! It was an idylic holiday, taking leisurely trips... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We used a Groupon voucher for a day out on the Kennet and Avon Canal with Sally Narrowboats. The staff were welcoming and efficient, doing everything they could to help on arrival. The handling briefing was comprehensive and well presented. The boat we had was only six months old, was in good condition, clean and presentable. On advice from the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We hired "Leah" Sept 12-26 2014,we arrived with me hopping around because I had injured my knee a few days earlier,talking to the staff they offered to put us out on the riverbank for a few days till my knee improved.First+ for us,the next morning Saturday, knee giving me hell they drove me up to A&E at Trowbridge and gave... More 

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hemel hempstead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We cruised from Devizes to Bath and back. As this part of the canal realistically goes from below the gruelling Caen Hill flight of a days worth of locks to Bath it is ideal for the novice boater. There are many hire boats. This means there are quite a few people attempting to steer large 70ft long boats - narrow... More 

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Address: Address: South of Durley, Durley BA15 1LE, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Durley

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