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Delightful 30 minute river trip

Really enjoyed this 30 minute trip along the Ouse on the Liberty Belle. Good on board pre-recorded... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
187047PeterR
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Amusing & educational

£6 per adult well spent for an amusing and interesting trip up the river. Audio recording anecdotes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mrstpearce
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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LIBERTY BELLE PLEASURE BOAT: departures: the Quayside, Ely CB7 4BA - near Waterside Antiques and The Maltings Phone: 07792-254084 Our regular 30-minute (minimum) cruises run: April - June: Tues - Sun: 11:30 am - 5 pm July - end Aug EVERY DAY...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed this 30 minute trip along the Ouse on the Liberty Belle. Good on board pre-recorded commentary and excellent and informative introduction from the captain. Excellent value and would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

£6 per adult well spent for an amusing and interesting trip up the river. Audio recording anecdotes some of the history of Ely and its famous occupants, very relaxing

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to spend 30 minutes cruising the river. Very informative, with nice views. Great to see a different angle of the cathedral, and see all the ducks on the river.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We spent the day in Ely and took a walk along the river. We had a really good little boat trip on the LIberty Belle. The captain was really friendly, kindly helped me on the boat as I was a bit wary, as I use...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Really enjoyable river trip, very friendly and informative Captain. Good recorded commentary throughout journey. Spectacular scenery and great view of the Cathedral. Would highly recommend taking this trip.

Thank Sho50
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LibertyBelleCruises, Public Relations Manager at Liberty Belle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our river cruise. We're so glad you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you on board again soon. Liberty Belle Cruises.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I went there with my mum and we loved every minute. Very informative, the views were beautiful and the stories were told in a funny way

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

My friend and I had a lovely trip on the Liberty Belle yesterday afternoon. The tour takes 30 minutes and the captain is very friendly and explains personally some of the history of the area but you also have a full commentary on board whilst...More

Thank Glynis H
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Six of use went on the Liberty Belle Crusie. It was great, the captain was excellent and very helpful as we had two elderly relatives with us. He also gave a little history of the area, while we waited. The cruise lasted 30 minutes and...More

Thank Paul37London
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LibertyBelleCruises, Public Relations Manager at Liberty Belle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for your comments. We're so glad that you enjoyed yourselves. Join us again soon, with the range of wildlife on the fens, you never know what you might have missed the first time around. Best wishes. Rosina, Liberty Belle...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We enjoyed a short trip on the river on a day with very mixed weather. Fortunately there was a covered area for sitting if you needed to shelter from the rain. Good value for money and the nice people running the boat were very helpful...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This boat trip gives you a great insight and some good views into Ely. There is lots of wild live to see - much of it feathered - and some fine views of t he Cathedral. The commentary is excellent , history , geography and...More

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LibertyBelleCruises, Public Relations Manager at Liberty Belle Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Good evening Yandinazetland, thank you so much for taking the time to review our cruise. We are delighted that you enjoyed it so much and that it played such a big part of your day in Ely. Feel free to join us again the next...More

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Bokclet
11 May 2018|
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Response from LibertyBelleCruises | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, small, well behaved dogs are allowed on board, however, if there are already passengers on the boat then we would need to check for their comfort/allergies etc before allowing you to board. It's a first come... More
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gillypalmer
12 November 2017|
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Response from Glynis H | Reviewed this property |
I think it is closed because when I went in October I believe it was the last sailing of the season.
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Helen B
18 October 2017|
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Response from Eva E | Reviewed this property |
We just stepped onto a boat and paid there and then, was no need to book as there was a boat available and set off within 5 minutes, there were just 4 of us on the boat only.
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