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“Awesome way to spend the day”
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St. Fillans Boat Hire
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Owner description: Hey, we are a small family run Boat Hire Business in the heart of St Fillans. We welcome all visitors, from babies to the elderly from experienced to novice and we even welcome well behaved dogs! We actually build and sell these boats too so we know our stuff. Whether you want to potter about or try your hand at fishing you can hire for 2, 4 or 8 hours and we even include all of the fuel. All life jackets are supplied free of charge. Please note that we pride ourselves on being a friendly, very safety conscious business and with the latter in mind, please note that if we do not think that weather conditions are safe enough for a trip out ..The boats will not be hired our until calmer conditions return. We have a Facebook page.....Check our some of our customers comments (the ones we remembered to tell that we were on Facebook!) Search St. Fillans Boat Hire............And for a good look at our Arran 16 Search Arranboats. Hope to see you all very soon.
Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Booked with only a couple of days notice. Very friendly owners met our party of 4 at the jetty gave safety briefing and provided us with life vests and all equipment needed. Hadnt intended on fishing but thought we'd give it a go at the last minute and this wasnt a problem at all licences available 2 mins from the jetty and rods etc provided then and there. We paid for 4 hours and were very happy with the price and all round service provided the loch was stunning and I would quiye happily do this every day if I could. Although id prefer not to brag about this boat hire so we could have it all to ourselves it would be impossible not too. Definitely recommend to anyone who wants to see the loch in all its grandeur cant recommend this company enough. Thanks for a great day.

Thank cloudsoffury
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Captainand1stmate, Owner at St. Fillans Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

So glad you enjoyed your trip.....set up the business so that people can see what we see every day!

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We had an amazing afternoon out on one of the boats on Loch Earn- very clean boat, lovely friendly owners and all set in a beautiful location, what more could you ask for?!

Thank L M
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Captainand1stmate, Owner at St. Fillans Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2013

We are very fortunate to live in such a beautiful spot! So happy that you enjoyed your trip.......it's such a calming experience.

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Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed at st fillans last year and we had such a nice time. The weather was great and so was the boat owner, going down the lake seeing the sights bring the past back as i used to come here on holiday as a child, will be returning again soon

Thank dougie g
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Captainand1stmate, Owner at St. Fillans Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2013

Thank you for taking time out to be our first Tripadvisor Reviewer! So glad that you enjoyed your trip on the boat........the area is stunning, that's why we moved here. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Had a great day out on Loch Earn, with our hired boat from St Fillans Boat Hire. We were met at the jetty side by the very friendly owner, quick safety chat, guidance on where not to go, and off we went.
The boat was immaculately clean, and had everything we would need incl life jackets & first aid kit. We took our picnic and a rod (licence available from the PO near the jetty).
The weather was absolutely stunning (although I don't think that had been organised by St Fillans Boat Hire).
Tied up for lunch at the Lochearn Water Sports centre, somewhat disappointed over-priced and nothing special, but they do serve Earl Grey tea, and allowed our dog to sit with us.
We hired the boat for 8 hours, but decided to return an hour early only because the heat was unbearable (yes, I know unknown in Scotland in July!), but we had a lovely relaxing day pottering about the Loch watching the watersports, geese, other birdlife and pretending to fish.

Thank bikechick1984
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Captainand1stmate, Owner at St. Fillans Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2013

Thanks so much for your review. Some people never see our Loch from the water, and I'm sure you will agree that they don't know what they are missing, especially if the Ospreys are hunting. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile
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Captainand1stmate, Owner at St. Fillans Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2013
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