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Evie Day Boat Hire
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good0%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
4 weeks ago
“Not the best”
6 Aug 2018
“Ignore the negs - they were probably drunks!”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Grimshaw Lane | Bollington, Macclesfield, England
+44 7907 478628
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived was greated by a male who was looking after the boat as the owner is ill We were given a very short safety talk and was shown how to steer the boat The boat is very basic ok in nice weather. But...More

Thank kazhaselden
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out. Dave the owner was very helpful and over-delivered. His problem is that many of his customers don’t keep their promise about having at least one person as a non-drinking driver. They then return late etc and have to pay a bit more...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Hired a boat from Dave for a day out with friends. The boat was ideal for novice narrowboaters and while being a basic boat (Well, would you hire out a very expensive luxury boat to a group of amateurs) was clean and sound. Dave was...More

Thank Brigadier64
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day out exploring the canals. Was greeted by the owner who was very pleasant and helpful. Was given a lesson on how to steer and he even came to the first bridge with us to ensure we were ok. Gave us advise on pub...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We recently went for a day out with family, twelve people in all. I was apprehensive after reading some reviews but we had a fantastic day out. The owner was friendly and informative and started us out on the first part of our journey. The...More

Thank CheshireRover2
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Monday the 23/7 we went on a trip with this boat.was fully informed on how to drive polite.owner fab

Thank Lesa D
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful stretch of canal but the boat is very basic and over priced (£130 Saturday) compared to others in the area. In addition, the owner was rude, greeted us with a head out the window and dismissive comments about dreading groups of...More

1  Thank tilly321
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Day boat hire with family😃 Don’t go unless the sun is shining and it’s warm We all nearly froze to death😫 Very basic ! Seating area wet with rain ! Bad day apart from Miners Arms where we spent most of our day 🍻🍴👍😃

Thank Turk2014yali
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Fun day out with great friends Be aware this boat is very basic . It.lacks any refinements ...it has steel floor and benches down the sides There is no door at the front /forward facing end This boat is fine...if the weather is fine but...More

6  Thank Jo L
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We hired Evie, the day boat, to celebrate my son's birthday. Six of us arrived at 9 am and after a safety drill and instructions how to operate the boat off we set. Evie comes equipped with cutlery, plates, mugs, tea, coffee and sugar. Unfortunately...More

4  Thank roubiliac
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