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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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 🍻🍴👍😃
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
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