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Bath Boating Station

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Perfect afternoon

Can’t understand some of the negative reviews on pricing, they couldn’t make it more clear at the... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
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Hen do fun

My hen do party hired two 6 person row boats and we had the best time. Such good fun and lots of... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Lovely old Victorian Boating Station with rowing, punting & canoeing. A beautiful stretch of river.
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Forester Road, Bath BA2 6QE, England
+44 1225 312900
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Can’t understand some of the negative reviews on pricing, they couldn’t make it more clear at the start! You pay by the hour, go over the hour then stay out & make the most of the next hour! We had a great experience, from the...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We hired a boat for five for two hours, we had a problem in the way back and we arrived 15 minutes late. We had to pay an extra hour (4 pounds per person) even though nobody was waiting.More

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Sarah H, Manager at Bath Boating Station, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Sadly nothing in life is free, you would have been more than welcome to stay on the river for the rest of the hour but you chose not to. If you only want to pay for two hours then only go for two hours, it's...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My hen do party hired two 6 person row boats and we had the best time. Such good fun and lots of laughs were had. None of us are good rowers but we managed to make it to the pub for a drink and back...More

1  Thank sweepydoodles
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here recently with 3 of my friends as a birthday getaway. I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. We stayed in toad hall which was very well maintained and the view of the river from the balcony was absolutely beautiful!! Will definitely be returning!!

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Just popped in to check prices as I live nearby and was going to bring my teenage daughter and her friends boating when a big senile dog (grey hound size) jumped on my chihuahua and ragged her around for a minute biting her whilst she...More

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Sarah H, Manager at Bath Boating Station, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Our CCTV shows you on your phone, walking through the gate, dog off the lead. You went straight past a sign saying "No dogs" & straight past a sign saying "Closed due to flooding, please do not wander". I spoke to you & was perfectly...More

Reviewed December 22, 2017

Set right on the riverside in a beautiful location this is a perfect escape for a few days. They have two properties to stay in and we stayed in the garden flat which was faultless. Great touch's such as providing blankets to sit outside, tea,...More

1  Thank NavidS269
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful,idyllic setting,right on the water and so peaceful! We had the garden Room which was immaculate,modern and cosy. Bed was ridiculously comfy and we didn't want to get out of it!! The host Sarah is lovely.. nothing too much trouble! Lovely to meet...More

Thank tracey a
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We (two couples) stayed at the accommodation at this location which I must say was fab. The balcony overlooks the lawn and river and when the boats have closed at 5.30 pm the site was peaceful and stunning. A good atmosphere in the day but...More

Thank mabel171
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

The boat station is a short stroll from the centre of town through a nice residential area. The setting when you reach the boathouse is idyllic, located on an extremely peaceful and pretty stretch of the river. You can hire punts, rowing boats or kayaks....More

Thank Susiel7
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

For all those reviewers complaining about the cost of hiring, there is a huge sign that gives details of charges. I nearly didn't go because of some of the negative reviews on here. I'm glad I did as it was a great visit. The boats...More

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May 27, 2018|
Response from bath123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking on site, a nice bonus so close to the centre!
Jack P
May 11, 2018|
Response from SarahH11523 | Property representative |
Hi, That will be fine, just let me know an arrival time. When you arrive at the pub up the river you must keep an eye on your boat, we have had problems with joyriders. Kind regards. Sarah Hardick
February 21, 2018|
Response from bath123 |
I called them today & booked, they said they keep a few back but probably best to call & book, mine was sorted in minutes!