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Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats

Twyford Wharf, Adderbury | Adderbury, Banbury OX17 3JN, England
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What a treat

We hired Comet - Twyford's smaller narrowboat - for 3 nights and took her up to Cropredy and back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
msjonthemove
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Golden Wedding Celebration

A brilliant celebratory trip for diverse ages in the family. There were 11 of us ranging from age 2... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
jill22bacon
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Narrow boat rental/hire company situated on the Oxford Canal just south of Banbury. Either hire one of day boats for that extra special day out or have a week or more afloat in one of our luxury cruising narrowboats
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Twyford Wharf, Adderbury | Adderbury, Banbury OX17 3JN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired Comet - Twyford's smaller narrowboat - for 3 nights and took her up to Cropredy and back. It was incredibly clean, comfortable, well-equipped and easy enough to manage, once we'd learned the basics. Colin was so easy-going, helpful and reassuring and came with...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great. We are so glad you had a pleasent 3 days onboard Comet. It can only get better as you return again and again. Thank you for your review and we do look forward to welcoming you both onboard again. Colin.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

A brilliant celebratory trip for diverse ages in the family. There were 11 of us ranging from age 2 to 78 and something to interest everyone both on the boat, handling the locks and viewing the scenery using binoculars and eyes. It was an unforgettable...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome day. Fantastic experience. Colin was friendly and knowledgeable and instructions clear easy to understand. Boat was comfortable and everything provided for a relaxing day on the canals. The locks were an experience not to be missed.

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi all, we are glad that you had a great day - although the weather was not at its best! Thank you for booking with us and hope to see you again. Best regards - Colin

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Family visiting from Australia organised this day trip narrow boating down the Oxford Canal. We all had a fantastic day taking Comet from Twyford Wharf to The Great Western Arms at Aynho for lunch, and then back to Twyford Wharf. On arrival at Twyford Wharf...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Thank you for your review- It really does lift us when client's have a great day and find the day on-board Comet a great day out. We wish you well for the remainder of your holiday and have a safe flight back to Aust, down...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Visited Twyford Wharf for a second time. same boat, Chieftain, which is in excellent condition. Well equipped and with a couple of new features since our last hire. The level of service and co-operation from the owners cannot be beaten. From the first phone call...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hi all- we are glad that all was ok, especially the weather at this time of the year. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you all again in the future. Thank you for looking after Chieftain - Colin & Louise

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Juat had 11 nights on "Chieftain". We've hired boats from a number of operators over a period of years and can honestly say this is the best appointed boat and best vfm we've had. From the pre booking enquiry, through booking, arrival and handover to...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your holiday with us and will consider us again for @nother holiday in future years. We hope we have learnt from our clients as to what they like and try and provide a seamless...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We hired the day boat Comet as a birthday present and had a great day cruising as far as Somerton Lock, with a stop for a picnic lunch on board. Fortunately the weather was lovely for October. A well equipped boat and enough room for...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your review. All of us at Twyford Wharf are happy in that you all had a great day out. Hopefully we shall see you all again soon. Colin

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We hired a boat for the day it was great. We had a wonderful time and the sun shone. Boat was great had a nice toilet on board a radio and tv. Kettle fridge all you needed for the day. Worth a visit

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hello- thank you for your review and your recommendation. We are glad that you all enjoyed your day. Kind regards- Colin & Louise

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our family recently hired a narrow boat called Comet for the 6 of us, it can take up to 12 people on board apparently. This boat is almost new and had everything from a tv/radio to a shower- I believe you can hire it for...More

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Colin G, Owner at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We are glad your day was enjoyable - thank you for your kind comments re 'Comet'. Also, good to see you now have 'the boating bug'!! Colin & Louise

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Husband and I had never been near a canal boat in our lives. Husband is a motorbiking speed freak so I figured it would be a nice idea to be 'forced' to experience a slower pace, if just for the day. Colin, the host, was...More

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Tracy J
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