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Great fun! Made me smile to see captain Bob getting the children to be cormerants. Very educational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
deanjuliechap
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Great boat trip

Had a lovely boat trip with Captian Bob. I can thoroughly recommend. Great day for families with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterbranson
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Join us at Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough for boat trips on Captains Folly and Cleopatra passenger boats. Enjoy a wonderful trip around the lake / river and discover birds, ducks, and huge carp. Pass bird island, the tree of Cormorants...more
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Nene Park Trust, Peterborough | United Kingdom, Peterborough PE2 5UU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun! Made me smile to see captain Bob getting the children to be cormerants. Very educational and a great trip. Even the dog enjoyed the ride.

Thank deanjuliechap
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely family a treat to take out

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely boat trip with Captian Bob. I can thoroughly recommend. Great day for families with lots to see in a picturesque setting.

Thank peterbranson
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for supporting the captains folly boat trips

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed a good few trips aboard this wonderful boat now and cannot recommend it enough! Captain Bob is fantastic, friendly and very knowledgable about the area and its wildlife. The boat is spacious and provides gorgeous views of the lake and the river...More

Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a nice day out with my son and family to ferry meadows. The best part of the trip was definitely the boat trip. Very nice and friendly people. I honestly can’t recommend doing this enough! I will be going again ASAP

Thank Becca D
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind remarks my regards Captain bob

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little boat trip. Reasonably priced and captain Bob was delightful. So lucky to have this park in peterborough.

Thank Sally F
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your comments most kind. Many visitors extend there visit and have a train journey giving them the Peterborough experience..

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a fantastic tour around Overton Lake at Ferry Meadows. A very relaxing and enjoyable as well as great value for money. The lake has an abundance of water birds and wildlife which can be easily photographed from Captain Bobs lovely boat.

Thank robaharrison
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You make it well worth it , see you again I hope

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Ferry Meadows then I highly recommend you take the trip with Captain Bob around the lake. It is mixture of fun and facts on a delightful boat. If you are feedings the ducks then stay an extra 15 minutes and enjoy...More

Thank VMFoodies
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A delight to take you round the lake ,seeing ferry meadows from the water. A wonderful park with a wonderful railway just three miles from Peterborough City Centre. The Boat is powered by Perkins and maintained by Diperk not forgetting the world class engineer Mark...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Me my son and partner went on here today for the first time and he made our day. He made my son feel special letting him steer the boat 😇 and made us all laugh lovely people and I recommend to you all

Thank Kaylee Nicole S
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

many thanks please come again

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

My family really enjoyed our time on the boat trip and look forward to visiting again soon! Captain Bob and his wife are very funny and friendly, they couldn't do enough for my daughter and the other children on the trip. Each child was offered...More

Thank danichap2018
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

many thanks for your remarks

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Loved it, very fun trip and cheap to do! Well worth a visit. New to peterborough defiantly visit the park and do the tour

Thank bronaghwalsh64
robert c, Owner at The Captain's Folly, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thanks for supporting the captains folly and Cleopatra on Overton Lake Ferry Ferry Meadows

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