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“Great opportunity to get out and about” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New Horizons Canal Boat

New Horizons Canal Boat
Church Street | Marple Wharf, Marple, Stockport SK6 6BW, England
+44 1332 678188
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Ranked #3 of 14 things to do in Marple
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Owner description: New Horizons is a purpose built 70ft Narrowboat. She is equiped to take people with disabilities on trips on the canal. She was launched in 1981 and is currently in her 31st year of cruising. The baot has a lift to enable people with mobility issues to enter the main cabin and a fully accessible toilet. Trips are available from April to October, morning, afternoon, all day and in the summer months during the evenings. The trip can go either towards Poynton or towards Whaley Bridge dependant on the requirements of the party or at the skippers discretion. All parties must have at least one person who has a disability or mobility issue. Age related mobility issues are acceptable. Our current clients include, local support groups, church groups, care homes and families. See us at Local festivals throughout the year.
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“Great opportunity to get out and about”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

This is a great little boat that gives disabled people from all walks of life the opportunity to see the Cheshire countryside from the water. We saw heron, ducks and Canada geese on the water; cattle, horses and deer in the fields. The on board (mainly volunteer) team was great - friendly, knowledgeable and couldn't have been more helpful.

Visited June 2012
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