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Salter's Steamers

#22 of 59 Tours in Oxford
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Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4LA, England
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All reviews steamers iffley lock minute boat trip private charter great cruise saw lots of wildlife larger boat quick lesson caversham bridge canvas roof open deck thames cruise hampton court isis farmhouse lovely sunny day excellent trip running commentary
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

We booked a three hour trip for a 70th birthday party with family guests. Brilliant informal event. Life is what you make it. Plenty for everyone to see, do, eat, drink, talk about - took stuff for the kids but they got interested in boats,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

A few weeks ago we held our wedding reception on the beautiful boat Wargrave. We had 80 friends and family on the boat for 3 hours, with food and music. We were looking for something informal and relaxed - It was fantastic. From the moment...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Myself and my husband spent our 2nd wedding anniversary driving one of the boats. We had a fantastic time! We made the booking with Philip who was friendly, funny and made the whole experience even better. Will definitely go back and use them for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wcandac3
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Had a great cruise down to one of the prettiest lock ever (Iffley). Being the end of the season we had the bonus of having the boat to ourselves with our lovely guide. The boat was clean and well maintained. The trip lasted for about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vivien W
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We attended our lovely friend's wedding on one of the Salter Bros boats. What a way to celebrate a new marriage. Absolutely brilliant. Although a little chilly, it didn't make any difference we all enjoyed cruising down the Thames while sipping prosecco and listening to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 326nikiy
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Although boat hire season was over but the weather was nice, the boys (Matt and Daniel) went out of their way to organise it for us anyway and were just amazing, warm and lovely. Thanks to them we had a trip to remember on our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AileT
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Second time on this boat with Elvis from Henley. It is a clean boat and very comfortable.Sat upstairs on the open deck which does have a canvas roof. The downstairs was too claustophobic for us.Entertainment was good and good view as we slowly went down...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lenphotographic
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I wish to highlight for people considering this boat trip for an evening party beware that it is severely limited. We were taken in by the website “perfect venue for all kinds of function, party or celebration”. What the website fails to say only if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Katymay1001
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We recently enjoyed a fun filled but very relaxing boat trip from Folly Bridge to Sandford lock and back. The boat was hired by close family friends to celebrate a 60th Birthday. It was an excellent way to enjoy the company of family and friends...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 5 September 2018

After having a chauffeured punt in Cambridge, my son was anxious to try his hand at it in Oxford. We saw the signs for Salter's as we drove by, so we parked and walked back to the bridge. The man tending the boats was very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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17 April 2018|
Response from Alan L | Reviewed this property |
The brochures do give different costs for travelling to or from Iffley or Sandford Lock so the short answer is yes!
7 August 2016|
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Response from keefb2001 | Reviewed this property |
We had a guide dog so yes, but they of course and nit allowed to be refused Didn't see any other pets, perhaps give them a call