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Escape to the River - Skippered boat trips in Bristol and Bath

The Shallows, Bristol BS31 3EZ, England
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Beautiful Boat Trip!

We had a wonderful day cruising down the Avon into the centre of Bath and got up close to the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Charlie R
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Highly recommended

Whilst we were blessed by good weather, the day was made by Tim and the boat trip. My kids loved... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Chris B
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River cruises to suit your occasion. Relax, sit back and enjoy the beautiful river scenery and wildlife along the River Avon, or take a turn at the helm, the choice is yours!
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“captain tim” (5 reviews)
“pultney” (3 reviews)
“wildlife” (2 reviews)
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The Shallows, Bristol BS31 3EZ, England
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day cruising down the Avon into the centre of Bath and got up close to the famous Pulteney Weir. Our trip was full of fun, wildlife and amazing sights and Captain Tim was entertaining and informative throughout. We would most definitely...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst we were blessed by good weather, the day was made by Tim and the boat trip. My kids loved the way that he invited them to help operate the locks, as a parent I was confident in Tim's approach to water safety and happy...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

With the Sun shining we set off towards Bath knowing a lovely day was coming. Tim is a very knowledgeable skipper and answered all my questions however silly. We stopped at various places along the way to just relax and graze on our picnic which...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Tim provided us with an absolutely unforgettable day , nothing was to much bother and he could tailor make the day making it so special . We will definitely be coming back I felt like a big kid again !! A must for anyone

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

A fantastic afternoon for my wife and little boy out on the river with Captain Tim! He was knowledgeable and accommodating and at times it was like it was just the three of us, pure magic! We cruised up the Avon river through a lock...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Just Brilliant. Perfect day! Tim is an excellent host who will out of his way to make sure you are having a great time. The only bad thing was that it was all over too soon!

Thank Shaun T
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The weather wasn't great but Tim, our skipper, made sure this was a very enjoyable experience for me and my boyfriend. We took it in turns to steer the boat and we helped with the one lock we had to navigate. Tim explained everything to...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

We took a short trip for our son's 3rd birthday. We all loved it! The weather was shockingly bad, but it didn't matter at all, and the nice warm cabin was perfect for babies and cups of tea to warm up. Tim made the trip...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Thought id have a little trip during the summer in one of these as my sister and her kids said they had a good time the other week and i was pleasantly surprised how fun it was, would definitely recommend

Thank Danny R
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Good trip saw herons, kingfishers and swans. Children particularly enjoyed feeding the swans, ringing the bell and blowing the fog horn. Definitely recommend to others. Thanks very much Tim.

Thank Linda P
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