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Thorn Marine

164A London Road, Stockton Heath WA4 6LE, England
+44 1925 265129
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Another happy day on board

A friend hired a canal boat from here the Saturday of the Royal wedding and FA cup final! What a... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Bluerobin59
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Warrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic day on the canal

Went with party of 8 adults and 5 children age from 6months to 8years. Had a great day despite the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
Bluerobin59
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Warrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Thorn Marine Dayboat hire Why not spend the day cruising the Bridgewater canal aboard our luxury self drive day boat. The boats are fully fitted with Galley, 2 Burner Cooker with Grill and Oven, Fridge, Spacious seating area with table, and is fully equipped for 12 people. Do not fear it has a proper flush toilet.
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May 21, 2018
“Another happy day on board ”
May 20, 2017
“Fantastic day on the canal ”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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164A London Road, Stockton Heath WA4 6LE, England
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+44 1925 265129
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

A friend hired a canal boat from here the Saturday of the Royal wedding and FA cup final! What a peaceful escape. The staff are very friendly and helpful . The boat is easy to steer. There are no locks and the canal was really...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Went with party of 8 adults and 5 children age from 6months to 8years. Had a great day despite the variable weather. The people at Thorn Marine are very friendly and helpful. The boat is clean and roomy . There is a cooker ,fridge and...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

A family run boating emporium. Nothing ever too much trouble! very experienced and knowledgeable. Call in for diesel/chandlers/boat repairs and you won't be disappointed

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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful autumn day on a canal boat hired from here. Reasonable price for 12 people. Boat well equipped and very clean. Good instructions before we left . Like to grab a coffee from machine inside the shop. No locks on Bridgewater canal so...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2016

we used to book this every year for my wife's birthday we loved it but due to the increase in the price we do not bother anymore it's a shame as the canal is a fantastic place to be on a warm day nice and...More

Thank stephen b
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ThornMarine, Owner at Thorn Marine, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2016

Hi, sorry to here that you are not using us anymore, but our prices have had to increase due to our in crease costs, licencing, moorings, insurance, fuel etc. We have not increased our prices this year. We still feel it represents excellent value and...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We called at Thorn Marine to top up with water on our narrow boat where we were greeted with the words "we charge £1 per half hour for water". We decided that £1 was acceptable but then found that they only turned the water on...More

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ThornMarine, Owner at Thorn Marine, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2016

Hi, Sorry you were not happy about paying for water and the pressure, we feel that £1 is not an excessive amount and helps to cover our cost, we are on a water meter. As to the pressure it is a simple on/off tap and...More

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