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Andersen Boats

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Canal boating is for anyone who just want to do something completely different from the everyday world. Andersen Boats is a family run business in Middlewich for 40 years. Canal boating with the best starting point for a perfect canal holiday across...more
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The Boatyard 11 Wych House Lane, Middlewich CW10 9BQ, England
+44 1606 833668
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Booked the 8 birth Norm fjord for a weekend getaway. We had a great time doing 34 miles in total over the 3 days. Went south on canal on first day and stopped overnight at wheel lock. Loved doing the 8 locks so much turned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A couple of 60, from Hong Kong, had one week‘s exciting at first (as we are new hands), challenging sometimes (when passing long tunnels) , enjoying all the journey (with sun, clouds, wind, rains, frost and many angels we met) with Fjord Princess. 人生幾何 Monday,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank carrietse13
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Terry gave us a thorough intro to the boat and finished by saying "just give us a call if there's anything you need to know". We decided to head North (fewer locks) and got away late afternoon. 1st night moored near Old Broken Cross pub...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tim505
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Well we did come back after last May’s fortnight aboard Fjord Monarch, this time for my 65th birthday on Tana Fjord. Because of the breach we went north almost to Lymm and had a great time. We were able to board early which was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 803suer803
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Had a few holiday hires with Andersen boats based Middlewich 😍. Lovely owners go out of there way to help accommodate you . The date selection did not show date I required for the review post . Lived in Middlewich all my life but had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Christine R
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Very helpful staff. Well appointed boats. Lots to do and see even with the canal breach. Have already booked another trip for next year

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Hired a barge Monday to Friday (Salten Fford) and had a great time. Very professional when booking and a week or so before departure I received another call to confirm make up of beds and which way we wanted to travel. Great reception on arrival,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

What a great time we had last week. The advice given on pre-booking, during booking and on arrival was friendly and helpful. The instruction for first timers was spot on, even included some driving advice and help on our first lock. The actual boat was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Gail B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first time renting a narrow boat and we were all very impressed. The staff were very helpful giving us details ahead of time and the boats themselves are exquisite. I hadn't realized until I arrived that they actually build their own boats...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Robin P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We took a week long holiday on a narrowboat Fjord Princess - from arriving at the boat yard to handing back the keys - our experience of this yard was second to none. We arrived to a warm greeting and were given every instruction we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank cloudsanddreams
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18 March 2018|
Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Not for a couple of hours but day boats hire . You would have to ring them to make sure .
9 May 2017|
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Response from Andersen_Boats | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry for the delayed reply... The Llangollen canal requires a minimum of 7 nights with about 8.5 - 9 hours travel per day, during the summer months. Thanks, The Andersen Boats Team
Sue H
13 March 2017|
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Response from Gill4442016 | Reviewed this property |
We did fairly long days and no way would you get to Chirk and back unless than 5 or 6 days