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Oxfordshire Narrowboats

Heyford Wharf | Station Road, Lower Heyford OX25 5PD, England
+44 1869 340348
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What a holiday!

I can't really say too much which hasn't already been covered on this thread, but I would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mikejones1983
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Relaxing

Rented a canal boat from Monday to Friday a few weeks ago 3 other friends and really enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ross P
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Heyford Wharf | Station Road, Lower Heyford OX25 5PD, England
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+44 1869 340348
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"canal boat"
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"taking turns"
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"pots and pans"
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"hire boats"
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"spent a long weekend"
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"professional company"
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"comfortable boat"
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank mikejones1983
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Ross P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic weekend in Oxford on these narrow boats! Hired two boats through this company and they were both well equipped for all of our needs. The staff were very friendly and helpful even when we were a little later than agreed in...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on time and were given a full safety brief we had 5 adults, 4 children under five and 2 dogs. All the children were issued with life vests fitted for them and we headed off for our day out narrow boating. The boat...More

Thank russlee101
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We were a group of six male OAP's and hired a 64 ft narrow boat from Monday to Friday for a cruise to Oxford and return. Our boat was ready for us and in very nice cleanly prepared condition. The boat itself had a great...More

Thank jimpilgrim
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

The staff very helpfull and their dressing up for silly Saturday started our trip off well having used other hire boat companies have to say the boats are a bit basic and the boat layout made it difficult to pass each other at times but...More

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Just spent a long weekend (Friday to Monday) with friends. Fantastic ... relaxing but entertaining as you meander through the canal stopping at pubs for lunch and evening. Couldn’t be better, staff are friendly and help answer any questions you may have. We are already...More

Thank marktux
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Spent a long weekend on one of the Oxfordshire narrow boats travelling from Bradford on Avon to Bath and back. Very good standards of kit and cleanliness on the boat which was available well on time following a full and helpful briefing. Manager Tim was...More

Thank Finch F
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

First impressions of the boat - exactly what we needed, clean and well equipped, a bit tired and canal-boat-ish (read: dated) maybe but we weren't bothered by this. None of us had ever set foot on a canal boat before but the staff we're friendly...More

Thank Jon A
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Wookie7118
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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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