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Bow Boat Company

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Bow Boat Company canal cruises welcomes parties of up to 12 passengers to hire a beautiful converted working barge for trips and tours of London's historic waterways. Passengers may BYO food & drink & plug their music device into our speakers to...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
London, England
+44 7535 212512
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

We booked with Bow Boat Co as a surprise for a friend’s leaving do. The booking process was straightforward, the boat was ready waiting when we arrived and we set off on time. It was absolutely hammering with rain from start to finish but we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sadie M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

During the booking process, I found the team difficult to get hold of and very abrasive, it appeared as though calling to make a booking was incredibly irritating to them. I booked the boat 2 months in advance for a surprise 30th birthday party and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hana06052018
Bowboat, Owner at Bow Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi, We are really sorry you had such a poor experience when we had to cancel trips on the week you booked. The safety of our passengers (and crew) is paramount to us and we would not cancel unless it was absolutely necessary. We ask...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We booked a 3 hour trip from Camden to Broadway market. It was so much fun and the perfect place to hold a Hen do for games and lunch! Hazel & Monica were very friendly and informative, it was incredibly easy to book and everything...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank elliepadmore
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We hired the boat for 2 hours for a friends birthday party, going from Camden to Angel. It was great fun, the crew were very flexible with pick up/drop off locations and times. Hazel and Jo were very quick to respond to emails to help...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lj3072017
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A great day out! A fun afternoon spent on the boat from Kings Cross to Broadway Market. The views & route were amazing, seeing a totally different view of London. Very worthwhile. The staff were friendly & helpful & I would definitely recommend this as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kgazetas
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I hired Bow Boat Company for my 30th birthday party. From the start, they were professional, great communicators and very accommodating. On the day itself they were perfectly on time and the boat was in excellent condition with everything we needed. We really enjoy the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Bowboat, Manager at Bow Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you - we really appreciate your lovely review!

Reviewed 5 February 2017

It was a brilliant afternoon, highly recommend it. We hired it for three hours and went from Limehouse basin to Mile End. they tailored the trip to meet the journey we wanted to do. The Skipper was super friendly and helpful. We hired it in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank C_Alice386
Bowboat, Manager at Bow Boat Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

The crew really appreciate your review - thank you!

Reviewed 26 September 2016

I booked this for my friends Hen Party and I so glad I did, it was even better than I could have expected. We booked for 3 hours from Broadway Market finishing in Camden and it went so quickly. It was a lovely sunny afternoon...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Gemcharl
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We booked the Bow Boat Company for my future sister in laws 'London Hen Party' We were a group of eight family members with a range of ages. From the onset Hazel was really helpful with suggestions on routes, timings etc and helped us with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank beverleyszczech
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Nice and fun! Was my first time in a boat through the canal and was really fun a nice. I totally recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Virginia P
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