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College Cruisers

Combe Road, Oxford OX2 6BL, England
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Fantastic long weekend. Thank you

From the first email to saying goodbye at the end of the trip College Cruisers were excellent. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kexcus
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London, United Kingdom
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Fantastic weekend!

We have just got back from a scorching Bank Holiday weekend on the Oxford canal. We were two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert M
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“canal boat” (7 reviews)
“oxford canal” (22 reviews)
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Combe Road, Oxford OX2 6BL, England
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"canal boat"
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"oxford canal"
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"explained everything"
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"pretty canal"
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"thorough briefing"
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"boat owners"
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"comfortable boat"
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"highly recommend this company"
in 2 reviews
"english countryside"
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"lots of fun"
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"nuffield"
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"narrowboat"
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"instructions"
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"novice"
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"pubs"
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"exeter"
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We hired Exeter for a week for 3 adults 2 teenagers and one labrador. A wonderful bonding experience for the family which included my 80 year old mum. We always enjoy canal holidays and this was one was especially good because Carys at College Cruisers...More

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were looking for a short activity break for 10 people ( 2 families of 5), with Kids from 4 to 11 yrs. The 70' long Brasenose was perfect for our short trip on the Oxford Canal. Very friendly and professional staff gave good instructions...More

3  Thank Gerald M
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

In March 2018 my husband and I spent our second week on a boat hired from College Cruisers and we had even more fun than our first experience in November 2016. On both of our holidays, we've taken Magdalen, which is a 57-foot narrowboat. Although...More

1  Thank ArizonaSunDevil99
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had found out about Narrow Boat canal cruising after reading an article in our Sunday Travel section a couple years ago. Immediately called the author and knew this was something we wanted to try. We investigated several companies through the internet and because the...More

Thank MN_Chill
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Charlie B, Owner at College Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

The whole team at college cruisers are very pleased that you enjoyed your trip on Keble . You are quite right a holiday on the canal is much nicer if you just relax and enjoy the scenery . It’s not about the miles you cover...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us, my wife, sister and I enjoyed a wonderful week meandering up the Oxford canal to Banbury and back on 'Somerville'. The boat was very well appointed and comfortable. Finding a free mooring for the night was sometimes a challenge, though there were...More

1  Thank Ralph383
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We hired the small boat Keble from Monday to the Friday, and what great fun it was.. although from Oxford we had never been on the canal before. We were shown all the things on the boat and taken on a run up the canal...More

Thank tim286
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Charlie B, Owner at College Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Well what a lovely review for Keble and for the south Oxford Canal . So pleased that all on board had a good time . Keble is small but very well formed and the wood burner makes it very cosy on autumn evenings Thank you...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a "taster" three day narrowboat experience on the Oxford canal. Gently chugging down the canal surrounded by beautiful scenery is the perfect way to relax and de- stress. Trinity was well equipped to cater for 4 adults and was surprisingly comfortable and...More

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