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“tunnel”(11 reviews)
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Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne NN12 7SE, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had a trip on Charlie a narrow boat on the grand union canal at stoke Bruerne.Easy to find on brown signs from the main road and parking in the village. Didn't ring ahead but no problems as you can just walk on. If you want...More

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Mike P, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your positive and informative review. I'm very pleased to hear you enjoyed your boat trip, your comments have been passed on to the crew.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The ride was relaxing. The talk knowledgeable if a little stiffly delivered. The dip into the tunnel felt a little too short . Nice to be given free postcards for my girls. Overall if you have not had the chance to go on a canal...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

On a sunny but windy Sunday we chose to take a trip on the canal boat outside the cafe and museum and were pleasantly surprised at how smooth and gentle the ride was. We had a 6yr old and 3 yr old with us who...More

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Stuart A, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased to hear both you and your youngsters enjoyed the trip and that they loved going into the tunnel. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

An amazing evening spent on Charlie celebrating a 60th birthday with family. The weather wasn’t great but we had a great trip through the tunnel to blisworth, We took a few bottles of fizz and some background music , all ages thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank...More

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Stuart A, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your evening with us and that your birthday celebrations went well. Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review.

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The cruise is a short 15 minute along to the canal tunnel and back. However your helpful nursery will give you an insight into the history of the canal, it’s tunnel and freight transported along it’s route. A nice cameo of a bygone age. Enjoy

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Stuart A, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent boat trip. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. However, we would like to point out that the trip duration is 25 minutes.

Reviewed 13 September 2018

We arrived close to lunchtime and decided to start our visit to Stoke Bruerne with a trip on "Charlie" - from outside the canal museum into the mouth of the Blisworth tunnel and back. You can just "turn up and go" (subject to space) and...More

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Stuart A, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you for your detailed and informative review. Your comments are most appreciated.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Brought our 2 year old niece and from the moment she saw the canal and boat in her words she was 'so excited'...it was not too packed which led to a very relaxed trip and was just long a perfect length of time to keep...More

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Mike P, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, your comments are much appreciated. I’m pleased to hear you all enjoyed your boat trip.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had a trip on Charlie a narrow boat on the grand union canal at stoke Bruerne.Easy to find on brown signs from the main road and parking in the village. Didn't ring ahead but no problems as you can just walk on. If you want...More

1  Thank branstonthecat
Mike P, Owner at Stoke Bruerne Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your positive and informative review. I'm very pleased to hear you enjoyed your boat trip, your comments have been passed on to the crew.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

This was a fairly pleasant half hour on a narrowboat, up to the tunnel, an all too brief foray inside (during which the lights are extinguished for all of 5 seconds), then it's about turn and back to base, whilst the 'guide' (who was hiding...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

The trips run every 30 minutes and costs £3.50 per person. Its a pleasant trip up the canal and into the mouth of the famous Blisworth Tunnel. Once inside they turn out the light briefly so you get a sense of how dark it is...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Went to stoke bruerne with family,had a boat trip on Charlie. It was an amazing experience,everyone just loved it.. It's such a wonderful view from the boat,especially inside the tunnel.. That gentleman mr Mike and the other guy were so nice to us and kids....More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We booked this as a second hen party for those a little too young for the main event or could not make it. The hen was totally "in the dark" on this until the blindfold was removed following " a kidnapping" at canal side. Totally...More

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Richard201Dunstable
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Response from Stuart A | Property representative |
We offer 25 minute - no need to book - public trips as well as a variety of pre-bookable charter trips, details of all these trips a listed on our website.
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