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Lovely afternoon on the river

Couldn't be simpler. Bev dealt with the booking and all correspondence and Steve demonstrated how... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alan g
via mobile
Drifting along...

I booked the Maidstone Belle for the afternoon as a surprise birthday present for my darling OH, 4... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
East Sussex, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Fords Wharf Marine | Allington, Maidstone ME16 0BP, England
+44 1622 661064
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't be simpler. Bev dealt with the booking and all correspondence and Steve demonstrated how the boat worked. Within 10 minutes of arrival we were off along the river at 5 knots, it's max, and enjoying the splendid views this section of Kent has to...More

1  Thank alan g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the Maidstone Belle for the afternoon as a surprise birthday present for my darling OH, 4 of our kids plus one of their BF’s and our Border Terrier. Booking was really straightforward and Bev was very accommodating. After a quick safety talk, rules...More

Thank MissyElliott2017
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I was a little concerned when I booked this as was not sure what it would be like. It turned out to be a great fun day out. Booked the 8 seater diesel for the whole day. We had a quick driving tutorial, guided map...More

Thank Mr F
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Called to ask for a boat after Father’s day as Father’s Day was booked. I wanted to ask that as Monday was not Father’s Day, could we kindly upgrade to the best boat. I got as far as ‘as it’s not Father’s Day’ before an...More

4  Thank businessmind53465346
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We had a brilliant day on a self-drive boat. The staff were really helpful, particularly in assisting my elderly parents onto and off the boat. Booking was straightforward and it was easy to drive. We took a picnic and prosecu and found it really relaxing...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

5⭐️ service n easy to use hire boat Lovely views on the Medway east to navigate along n use the locks

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I booked a 4 hour trip on a Sunday afternoon in one of the electric boats Bev and Steve was very friendly and helpful the boat was clean with tea and coffee and plates and cutlery supplied.We had a perfect day

1  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I already live by the river and my garden goes into it, my family had decided to hire a last minute boat for the afternoon and yo go up and down the river. I received a phone call from them asking me to pop down...More

Thank Eloise J
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We booked calling the mobile number and had a wonderful couple of hours on the water. We booked for a Tuesday afternoon on Razzmatazz and went into nearby Waitrose to get a picnic tea with wine. The weather was excellent, but I was informed afterwards...More

3  Thank Destiny3168
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We hired the Kentish Belle for the day yesterday, and took it up to Yalding and back. There were nine of us on board, plus our dog, and we all had a great time. Bev (the owner) was very helpful and flexible. The boat is...More

1  Thank Mark H
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