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Tonbridge River Trips

92 High Street | Big Bridge, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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What a winner!

We won two tickets for the Tonbridge River Trip, via The Big Weekend. We were so lucky we were the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Swanningaround0107
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Day trip on the river Medway

Visited Tonbridge with my family and decided to take a trip on the River Medway. We were short on... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Sally L
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London, United Kingdom
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Launching in April 2015. A new, green, electric powered boat is available for a sedate river cruise along the River Medway from Tonbridge in Kent. Mid to end of April will also see the return of rowing boats for hire. Both the river trips and the...more
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92 High Street | Big Bridge, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We won two tickets for the Tonbridge River Trip, via The Big Weekend. We were so lucky we were the only visitors on that time slot, so it was a private tour. Glynn was a fabulous host, he was so informative and approachable we had...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Many thanks for the review, very much appreciated and really pleased you enjoyed the trip

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Tonbridge with my family and decided to take a trip on the River Medway. We were short on time but Glynn was so helpful and took us on a shortened version of the river trip. The trip on the river was really interesting and...More

Thank Sally L
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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Many thanks for the review

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Rowing with my daughter great fun along past the castle great scenes trying to row a boat proved trickier than I could have imagined haha

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks for the review, there have been rowing boats on the river in Tonbridge for many years and we are proud to continue the tradition, we also enjoy watching people getting to grips with rowing.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's great fun but your arms will die!!! lovely little boats - but ring on the day and book in advance or you will be waiting for ages

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for the review of our rowing boat offering.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Wonderful scenery, very knowledgable pilot, very informative , lovely that you can take snacks and drinks aboard! Lovely relaxing way to spend 55minutes , very peaceful and serene! Very clean onboard and very friendly, 5stars,.........

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Many thanks for the review, it sums up what we are about

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We took this hour-long trip in Tonbridge, having cycled 5 miles from Penshurst, so we were ready for a sit down and relax. I booked this by phone and they were expecting us, sobit all seemed well organised. Bob, the captain, was very pleasant and...More

1  Thank Gail H
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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks for the positive review

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Just spent a great evening with friends on a bat tour, hosted by Glynn and Simon. What an interesting and quite exciting educational tour along the Medway at dusk. We were able to bring drinks and snacks to picnic in the dark whilst floating along,...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to post a review, our bat trips, dawn chorus trips and down river trips with Simon are very popular and we thoroughly enjoy hosting them.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited whilst in Tonbridge for the day and are so glad we did. We had a bit of time to kill and decided to take the opportunity for a short trip on the Medway. Our skipper, Bob, was very polite and courteous and had...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Many thanks for your time and effort in writing a review, we are happy for passengers to bring drinks and nibbles on board.. i.e, your own G&T..

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Walking through Haysden Country Park, we spotted a passenger boat almost silently traversing the river Medway. By mid afternoon we had arrived at Tonbridge Castle and booked our first trip on the Tonbridge River Trips! Although we were on the last trip and had the...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

great review, many thanks

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Booked on line to reserve a couple of places on this afternoon trip.... Couldn't of been easier. A great way to spend an hour in Tonbridge away from the hustle and bustle. The commentary given on the boat was really interesting, and it was so...More

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Glynn R, Owner at Tonbridge River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for the review we aim to balance the peace with interesting history and facts of the area.

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Teresa F
15 August 2016|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
We do hire out rowing boats, during the school hols, every day from 11 to 4 - we can provide buoyancy aids for all ages, but we cannot take under 2's - under 12 must have a buoyancy aid full details on our website or call me... More
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Jane B
5 July 2016|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
Max number of passengers is 12 and we are open to discuss bookings for any day or time including evening trips Costs are £10 pre adult and £5 under 16's for scheduled trips or £100 per hour for exclusive hire for up to 12... More
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LeoTheLion25
23 July 2015|
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Response from Glynn R | Property representative |
The trips cost £10 for Adults and £5 for under 16's and that is for a 50 to 55 minute trip. You are welcome to bring drinks and nibbles on board or even a picnic. please see our website for full details.
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