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Grove Ferry River Trips

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Grove Ferry River Trips
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For river trips on the River Stour in Kent come and see the "Ellen Mary" a quiet eco friendly electric powered boat taking up to 12 passengers through scenic areas of outstanding beauty, getting close to local wildlife and birds.Why not enjoy a...more
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Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury CT3 4BP, England
+44 7985 273070
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

It was interesting to go on the boat and have the little tour, but there was not really much to see, just riverbank. I felt it was really a bit overpriced for what it was.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Helene R
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a calming trip along the river Stour. We saw herons, kingfishers, lots of swans, mallards and a lone moorhen and grey wagtail. The electric motor means the boat is very quiet and the engine can be cut so we drift past the birds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 29kazza
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Advised to book for this hidden gem of a trip ! Well worth the £9 for adult £5 for children. Takes one hour approximately but gentle cruise up the river Stour - we had only 5 in the boat and the Tour guide Peter was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y1159BIheathers
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is the second time we have been on this ferry, had to book in advance. it is well worth going, I like it as the skipper Graham doesn't talk too much - just enough to inform you of the sights then quiet, so you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 3rosa3
Reviewed August 16, 2018

My husband, sister & I so enjoyed our trip in the clean electric boat up the river Stour. It was wonderful to see the herons & kingfishers in their summer glory. This relaxing, peaceful experience far from the madding crowds is a delight !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iread_think
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Sunday, the boat was full (12 passengers) but we had plenty of room to sit comfortably. We found it so peaceful and we felt very relaxed afterwards. Will definitely be going again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zoe D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We had the boat to ourselves for our 4.00pm trip.Peter the skipper gave us a very informative and interesting tour along the river.We can highly recommend this trip.Well worth the ticket price.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Hired the trip for a group, absolutely lovely experience. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful trip up the river - it's a very quiet boat and a few times Peter cut the motor so we could better hear the birdsong.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Meredith V
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Such a lovely & relaxing little boat ride with a very kind & friendly gentleman who clearly knows & loves this area very well indeed! A wonderful trip along this beautiful & peaceful river.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank K M
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant boat trip along the River Stour. Nice scenery and very tranquil. Great way to spend an hour for friends and family who are visiting. Peter who is one of the guides, was very friendly and informative. Will definitely go again.

Date of experience: April 2018
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krysia n
August 3, 2015|
Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
The cost for a scheduled trip is £8 for adults and £5 for under 16's