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Excellent service a great holiday

WE had February half term on Deddington one of the larger boats with two adults two young children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie U
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Nailsea
Best holiday, great fun

Such a fantastic experience. 19 of us have just finished a fabulous week on 5 of your boats. When... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Faye23
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Hampshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE had February half term on Deddington one of the larger boats with two adults two young children and two Labradors. The holiday was amazing the boat had everything that was needed. The one thing that makes Oxforshire narrowboats shine is their level of service...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic experience. 19 of us have just finished a fabulous week on 5 of your boats. When we set off we were slightly apprehensive but all your team quickly put our worries at rest and showed us the ropes. The grumpy teenagers have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This has to be the most disappointing holiday I’ve ever been on and it cost us a lot of money. Cramped conditions that were nowhere near big enough for the specified numbers. My father in law couldn’t even have a shower due to the height...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

A fabulous way to relax away from the world with my sons 20, 24 & 27 We spent 4 days on a boat & Life slowed down to 3 miles an hour . Lovely well equipped boat - nothing to complain about apart from beds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Boswell48
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We hired the day boat with some family members. Five adults with one dog. We were given a warm welcome upon arrival and soon on our way. We are experienced boaters,( we were tested to make sure we were telling the truth! ), so soon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sangra1
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun. Steve was absolutely brilliant at filling us in on what we needed to do and was relaxed about us having his boat for the day. We had the whole day and everything we needed on board. Thank you so much.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I had always wanted to have a canal boat holiday, but somehow had never got round to it. So with an approaching 70th I persuaded my wife and a couple of very good old friends to humour me! After looking at various options we went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I can't really say too much which hasn't already been covered on this thread, but I would specifically mention John, who gave us the induction. Very knowledgeable, he showed us the ropes and left us once comfortable. What a way to spend a few days....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Rented a canal boat from Monday to Friday a few weeks ago 3 other friends and really enjoyed it, the staff are friendly down to earth and really helpful. We were given great advice off them and other people on where to go. Sadly a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ross P
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We took out two boats for a stag weekend with a 8 berth and a 10 berth. We were advised to arrive before 4pm on a friday so we could be out on the water shortly after a tutorial from the yard staff. The boats...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, judging by the section north of Lower Heyford that we did, Jeff P's comments don't surprise me. I imagine that Oxford itself should possibly be the scenic focus of your trip, anything else would be a bonus! Plus of... More
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