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“cold weather plus a heart-warming trip”

Grove Ferry River Trips
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Upstreet
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Owner description: For river trips on the River Stour in Kent come and see the "Ellen Mary" a quiet eco friendly electric powered boat taking up to 12 passengers through scenic areas of outstanding beauty, getting close to local wildlife and birds.Why not enjoy a relaxing 1 hour river trip or book for a private “voyage” and then follow with the wonderful hospitality of The Grove Ferry Inn at our moorings.
Reviewed April 3, 2012

Last Sunday my boyfriend decided to take me for a trip to the Upstreet and the nearby natural reserve. We started our trip with the Grove Ferry river cruise. The cruise was operated by a lovely man, who presented himself a real expert in local wild life. We hoped to spot a kingfisher, which is the most attractive bird nesting in this area. In spite of the dissapointment on the bird-search front, we managed to see many other flying and swiming feathery friends and hear a fascinating story about the river, the life around it over the years and about the local community. It was a very relaxing experience; it's definitely worth giving it a go when you have some time and a boat trip resistant stomach! A & G

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Reviewed March 20, 2012

My husband & I organised a private trip with Grove Ferry River Trips and enjoyed a memorable meander along the river Stour.

Our skipper, Pete, was very knowledgable on the area and the scenery was wonderful and wildlife watching a real joy... lost count the amount of kingfishers we saw!

A trip that will not be forgotten!

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Reviewed March 17, 2012

Enjoyed the peacefulness of the river. Good boat driver giving us plenty of information as we went along. Lovely way to spend an hour or so.

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Reviewed June 8, 2011

A wonderful, relaxing, peaceful trip on the river Stour. As the boat was so quiet we saw lots of wildlife. At times all you could hear was the ripple of the water. An hour passes so quickly. The knowledgable skipper indentified birds that we probably were not familiar with and gave local information. This was no intrusion on the peace of the trip.

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