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ABC Boat Hire

Scarfield Wharf Scarfield Hill, Alvechurch B48 7SQ, England
+44 330 333 0590
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Day Boat

We hired the boat for the day 9.30-4.30, and had a lovely relaxing day on board. The boat was well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sandra1birmingham
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birmingham
Brilliant

Just finished our weeks holiday aboard the horned lark, boat itself had everything you needed and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jayne H
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Essex, United Kingdom
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“canal holiday” (12 reviews)
“great holiday” (13 reviews)
“central heating” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Scarfield Wharf Scarfield Hill, Alvechurch B48 7SQ, England
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+44 330 333 0590
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We hired the boat for the day 9.30-4.30, and had a lovely relaxing day on board. The boat was well equipped with fridge, hob, pots and pans, cutlery, and crockery all in a very good clean condition. Complimentary dish of coffees,sugars , milk and teas...More

Thank sandra1birmingham
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Haley H, Director of Sales at ABC Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just finished our weeks holiday aboard the horned lark, boat itself had everything you needed and so spacious. And boat hire were great and very efficient when we arrived and left. Had a fantastic, comfortable week

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Only criticism would be the two single mattresses that were configured together to make a double bed were a bit ‘tired’ and either needed replacing or a topper pad. Aside from that though, everything about this trip was amazing and...More

Thank SallyCJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a 2.5hr journey to get to the marina, we found out the booking we made online last year had 'disappeared'. Money's gone from our bank account to ABC.LG.COM so they've been paid but yet no booking. Holidays been totally ruined and yet they don't...More

Thank Jon C
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Haley H, Director of Sales at ABC Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have asked you to provide us with confirmation of payment from your bank which you have been unable to do. You arrived without any confirmation paperwork and have now forwarded an acknowlegement email which appears to have been created by yourselves and has several...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most fantastic time on our boat Sun Lark. The weather blessed us and it was hot and sunny all week. We know we would have enjoyed it even with poor weather....the boat was lovely and comfortable. The staff were all very knowledgeable...More

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We hired an (up to) 8 person boat for a week and cruised the Stourport ring. The staff at the marina were very helpful explaining everything and very flexible with our requirements. The boat was furnished to a very high standard and was very impressive;...More

Thank Jonathon W
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We hired a 4 berth boat for a weekend getaway. Unfortunately the weather did not play ball and it was a fairly cold introduction for us to canal boating. However the central heating worked really well and there were nice warm pubs regularly spaced along...More

Thank NZBlackbird
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were very unlucky with the weather. Cold and rainy for the long weekend. But we all had a fantastic time. We took a 12 berth boat as we were a 3 generation family starting from 18 years. Some of us have been on a...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I have been on a canal holiday with my parents three of four times as a child (many years ago) and have been nagging my wife for a few years that we should take our two children on a canal boat. Not to keen (my...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Slightly nervous about the outcome of my family surprise day trip once I’d realised it was winter and we were bringing two kids to scare us for the day! The marina give a great introduction to the boat, and lent us life jackets. We appreciated...More

Thank Stuart G
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Haley H, Director of Sales at ABC Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks for your lovely review of your time out on our day boat from Alvechurch Marina.

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Claire D
28 January 2018|
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Response from Haley H | Property representative |
Hello yes they are free of charge,
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Carlamarie M
18 January 2018|
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Response from MairiM | Reviewed this property |
Depends which canal you choose. If you choose Falkirk to Edinburgh (Union Canal), the locks are all manned and you get help. The baby could surely be left down below long enough for mooring and casting of, which are the... More
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Colraine
15 August 2017|
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Response from louise_chadwick | Reviewed this property |
only ones that are day trips. Many you do yourself, its easy and so much fun. And you get training before you set of anyway. And they also do lock training, just incase .
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