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Grand Union Narrowboats

25 reviews
Weedon, United Kingdom
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About Grand Union Narrowboats
A small family operated company operating a fleet of five Narrowboats providing canal boat holidays on the Grand Union Canal.
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are a novice but want to try a different off the grid holiday look no further. The training you get on the narrowboat when you collect it is second too none. The staff are amazingly friendly, knowledgeable, competent and helpful. Phil and Geoff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bernice T
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

A very enjoyable and memorable week out and about. We pottered up to Welford and back. There was 5 of us and 2 dogs aboard Tasselweed. Couldn’t fault the boat or the service (especially from Steve) in any way. Standby for a thorough briefing when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Peppadog5
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This was our first time on a narrow boat so a little apprehensive but we need not have worried. Steve and his crew couldn’t have done more, putting us at complete ease taking us through induction and then even accompanying us on the first leg...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Doz O
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

22-29th July: We just had the best week on Hawkweed. I’ve used many different companies on my numerous canal holidays but these are by far the best company I’ve used. They’re a family company and really look after their customers. Steve and Phil welcomed us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 196petel
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a week aboard Tasselweed. There were 4 of us and the boat was fantastic. Everything you’d need and more - even a washing machine!! We packed up with everything we’d need for the week and Steve had already covered some of these...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic week on Tassleweed going from Weedon to Warwick & back. We had brilliant tuition from Steve at the start which meant that we could enjoy ourselves & have a stress free holiday right from the word go. There was 6 of us...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Annod71
Reviewed May 13, 2018

May 4 – 11 2018: An excellent weeks holiday on board the ‘Tasselweed’, 3 couples, plenty of room, everything we needed was on board and the initial tuition given by Steve was invaluable. Not just the ‘watch the video’ tuition, but also a full ‘how...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Chrissie T
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We've just returned from a great week aboard Hawkweed on the Grand Union, North Oxford, Coventry and Ashby Canals. We are experienced hirers and boat owners, and cannot fault either the boat or the service we received from owner Steve and his colleague Phyl. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Picked the boat up 25th September 2017 , excellent service by Steve . Thank you for the lovely extras, very nice touch. We have had a fantastic week, Blissworth tunnel was an eye opener . Would highly recommend grand union narrow boats weedon. We look...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Four of us had a wonderful holiday - second week in July - on Tasselweed. The very thorough safety aspects and training given by Steve was second to none and enabled us to thoroughly enjoy our holiday with confidence, unlike some we met who hired...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from Bernice T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the New Inn at Buckby Locks is a must if you go North. Also the Greyhound at Hawksbury Junction both do amazing food. The canal shop at Buckby Locks does stunning hand painted canal art gifts. Highly recommend. Hope you... More
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