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Grove Ferry River Trips

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Address: Grove Ferry Road, Upstreet CT3 4BP, England
Phone Number: 07985273070
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For river trips on the River Stour in Kent come and see the "Ellen...

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 relaxing 1 hour river trip or book for a private “voyage” and then follow with the wonderful hospitality of The Grove Ferry Inn at our moorings.

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An hour on a small boat with the friendly skipper Peter. My mum has difficulties walking, and Peter done everything he could to help us. Really relaxing, especially after a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vikki J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An hour on a small boat with the friendly skipper Peter. My mum has difficulties walking, and Peter done everything he could to help us. Really relaxing, especially after a Sunday roast, and a bargain at £9 each.

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1 Thank Vikki J
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Great and soporific trip on the river. We saw kingfishers! Apparently there are beavers and otters too! We caught the ferry at Grove Ferry and boated upstream. Lovely!

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3 Thank Kimbrini
Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Met at the pub for lunch and noticed the sign for Boat Rides. It was a cold windy day but the trip was still really good and the guide gave us blankets. Beautiful piece of the Stour to see and poodle along Would highly recommend!

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1 Thank Joanne H
Folkestone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Take a river trip along the River Stour in Canterbury. A pleasant, carefree way to spend 40 minutes relaxing on a boat whilst being entertained with little known historical information abvout Canterbury.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

I have never seen a Kingfisher in my life, so was looking forward to this trip to take the obligatory photograph. Ah well, we all have dreams. A young family took prime position at the front of the boat, and I was relegated to the back looking after our dog. C'est La Vie. The trip was still worth it, the... More 

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1 Thank Michael T
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We have today just returned from a Grove Ferry River Trip. It was an hour of utter peace and calm. The skipper of the boat made a great effort to inject interest into the trip on a rather cold and cloudy day. A lovely voyage into the countryside and nature

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Really nice hour cruise along the river. Not much to see but we had a great time looking for wildlife. The kids were treated really really nicely and we always appreciate that. The skipper was lovely and engaging and interacted really well with our children. I highly recommend this lovely friendly boat trip. Really good fun and good value for... More 

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1 Thank Melp30
Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Had a fab time on a lovely trip down the river stour thanks to the captain graham for your kindness and showing us the wild life would highly recommend

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3 Thank KentLovebug
Minster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

After reading trip advisor, we were really disappointed with the experience. We had the whole boat to ourselves which was the best part but the driver didn't actually say one word from the time we got on until the time we got off. He never pointed out any points of interest because there weren't any! considering we had 7 children... More 

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4 Thank Samgrace26
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

wonderful relaxing boat trip, small crowd, knowledgable and friendly skippers ...perfect way to while away an hour

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