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Pinfold Road, Thurmaston, Leicester LE4 8AS, England
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this boat as something different to do for our wedding anniversary and took along ten friends. It was a brilliant day out, the crew headed up by Mike were really good fun and let us have a laugh. I can’t...More

Thank TheGromits
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Had a trip down the canal this afternoon with my twins who are 12 and my mum... What a lovely afternoon really enjoyed it, trip was relaxing and staff were very friendly and pleasant. I'm sorry I've only recently found out about it, and will...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My friends and I who attend a craft group decided to have a day out with the Baldwin trust on a barge. We began our trip from the Rynsway marina in thurmaston, we were welcomed on board by a group of volunteers these were skippers...More

Thank passionfruit2015
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I booked this trip for my grandads birthday. Unfortunatly the trip was cancelled due to damage to the boat. Ellen was able to offer us an afternoon on their other boat st clair based at leicester marina. We all had a fantastic time celebrating grandads...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip with the Baldwin Trust and we loved it. Friendly crew and beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Our group ranged between 11-83 years and we all had a great time.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We joined a friend to celebrate his birthday. What an excellent way of spending an afternoon. Friendly volunteer crew giving up their time to run this wheelchair friendly narrow boat. We were a mixed group of varying ages from 3 to 76 and included a...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a relaxing day out with friends or family, hiring this narrow boat for the day is perfect. It comes with 3 professional friendly crew members so you don't have to lift a finger, just sit back, relax and enjoy the view....More

Thank LCFC1974
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife has just returned from a day taking a group of residents from a Care Home at which she works as a volunteer. She was very complimentary about the Baldwin Trust saying that the trip had been a huge success. Many of the residents...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Thank you to the Elves and especially to Santa for a truely magical Christmas experience. The surprises, laughter and attention given to whilst relaxing on the river makes for a perfect journey. An opportunity to steer was snapped up by our most nervous party goer...More

Thank JaneWay265
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sitting drinking at a country pup by the riverside the Dandelion narrow boat moored up in front of us. We watched the crew help a group of older and disabled passengers ashore. They were most attentive and there was much reassurance. There was also much...More

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