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Oliver Boat Trips

| The Brayford Pool, Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln, England
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Seriously - put your prices up!!

Have to say a big thank you to Chrissy and Adrian for giving me a fun (55th) birthday trip up the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vino_Visits
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Penmachno, United Kingdom
Taxi boat trip

Lovely trip to Pyewipe from the Brayford. Kids catered for with snacks,drinks,pirate hats n toys... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bev264
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
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Hello welcome to Oliver boat trips my web site is oliverboattrips.uk. Lincoln postode is LN5 7AY there is a car park just at the back of me.we operate three wonderful trips the first on 30 minute pop into town to it and starts from £2.50 four...more
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| The Brayford Pool, Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to say a big thank you to Chrissy and Adrian for giving me a fun (55th) birthday trip up the canal to the Pyewipe Inn and back. Birthday banners, a birthday cake with candle, tea, scones, party poppers all made it really special......and there...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I thought Simon was a lot younger! It was great to have you both on board! Here is to our next trip!! X

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip to Pyewipe from the Brayford. Kids catered for with snacks,drinks,pirate hats n toys. Well worth a visit. Good value

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi it was a pleasure to have you on board! Fish and chip supper is also a great evening trip out we go to the pub as well and pudding on the way back!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We have just got back from a wonderful boat trip to the Pyewipe from the Brayford courtesy of Olivers boat. The 4 of us absolutely loved it thank you and we look forward to booking for a fish and chips boat trip later on. Our...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We have been on several boat trips on Oliver and always have a good time. Captain Chrissie is always very welcoming and does her best to make sure we have a lovely trip. The bunch of daffodils for each mother on board for Mother’s Day...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you for you kind words it is always a pleasure to have such a lovely family on board . I'm looking forward to the Easter cake,! X

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Fab day had for my little boys 6th birthday. After a lovely trip to the Pyewipe earlier on in the year we found out that they did birthday parties on board, as my little boys name is Oliver it seemed the perfect birthday treat for...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for your kids words, its a party I will never forget. I could not had done it without you all. Very special family.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Contacted Captain Chrissy as we were spending a weekend in Lincoln and always love a boat trip, right from the start she was very accommodating and was happy to pick us up from the Pyewipe Inn where we were staying. She took us in to...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

It was such a pleasure having you both o. board and maybe next time a trip to saxilby to the chip shop and pub..x

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

very good , was given great packed up for the journey , and it the joruney was very relaxing and had time to get a pint in the pub , even had time to stroke the dog that pub owns , it is a lovey...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Im so happy you had a nice trip. Be even nicer In the summer! X

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

18th December was a cold day in Lincoln but the 3 of us were on a tight schedule as we have only 3 days in Lincoln. We were the only passengers at noon and the Brayford Pool had ice layers. Despite the cold, the crew...More

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christine e, Owner at Oliver Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

I'm so pleased you enjoyed Oliver boat trips, yes the winter has been harsh in Lincoln, please come again in the summer are travel the other way on the fossdyke canal, that is also so pretty. Take care captain Chrissy x

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Our family booked a trip with Santa on 'Oliver's Boat Trips', from Brayford Pool to the Pyewipe Inn and back. We were looking for a memorable Santa experience for the two girls (5 and 3ys) and had been unable to pay the approx £20 price...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Have been on this boat before the owner Chrissy showed me the grotto today and I had a cup of coffee with Santa [never too old] had I been 50 odd years younger I would have had a present from Santa its so welcoming can...More

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Alison H
7 May 2018|
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Response from christine e | Property representative |
Hi yes we do have space at 12 pm and we are based in the Brayford pool, my number is 07551876758, thanks
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Tina S
18 January 2018|
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Response from christine e | Property representative |
Hi I have an hour at one clock for one hour or my next trip is three fourth five and can do all three tris the half hour, the hour trip and two hours to the Pyewipe inn, my number is 07551876758 x
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Kristina P
21 May 2017|
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Response from christine e | Property representative |
Hi sorry for late reply its been a hetic bank holiday,we do the boat private hire for your family with a driver as the insurance is to high on a narrow boat to let people drive it but yes we supp!y the driver and the boat... More
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