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Slow and steady

Embarked on a weeks cruise with College Cruisers on the “Pembroke” travelling North towards Banbury... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken J
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Great family holiday

Our family of four plus dog had a lovely holiday on the Magdalen last week. The boat was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Embarked on a weeks cruise with College Cruisers on the “Pembroke” travelling North towards Banbury on the Oxford Canal, ending last week. The orientation session was thorough and left no item unmentioned This process included a physical demonstration on how to manoeuvre the 58’ boat...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four plus dog had a lovely holiday on the Magdalen last week. The boat was comfortable, clean and well equipped. Fantastic scenery, very relaxing and the locks keep you fit! We will definitely be booking another trip.

Thank annejb2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great short break on the Balliol. Boat well equipped, very easy to cook good food for four adults onboard, made beer can chicken and halloumi fries. The showers were great too - boat layout well designed. Our trip along the Oxford canal was...More

Thank Hug301
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Myself and three friends booked a fantastic holiday with College Cruisers last weekend on their Nuffield boat at a great price. We had lots of fun and I would recommend it to anyone. We managed to get just past The Bell Inn in Heyford before...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Everything about his trip was amazing. Exeter is such a lovely boat. We were 3 couples and it suited us perfectly. There was all the equipment on board we needed. We were a little nervous about some of the reviews saying the canal was low...More

Thank colin t
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were five aboard a superbly designed boat, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms with showers. The boat was well equipped and the one reliability problem was dealt with speedily. Carys and her team are friendly and professional and the Oxford is a delightful canal.

Thank John J
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Six friends rented "Balliol" to sail up the Thames from Oxford over a long weekend. The boat was excellent, very well equipped and comfortable. It has been newly refurbished. College Cruisers were very helpful, friendly and gave lots of good advice. Someone came with us...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

From the first email to saying goodbye at the end of the trip College Cruisers were excellent. The boat was in great condition, very clean, cozy and well equipped . Mike showed us over Keble, he took time to be sure we had all the...More

Thank kexcus
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We have just got back from a scorching Bank Holiday weekend on the Oxford canal. We were two couples, my husband & I and daughter & son in law. We found the booking process easy with Carys and when we picked up the boat the...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Comfy boat with good amenities, good briefing and helpful staff; am great option for seeing Oxford and its environs!

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26 May 2018|
Response from kexcus | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry for the delay in replying. I did not find it a problem as I just used google maps to show where to walk to shops from the canal. The shops are small but fine for essentials. There are also plenty of pubs serving... More