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Another successful holiday with ABC boats

This was our 5th short -(Monday to Friday) break with ABC boats, this time going on the K & A canal... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Great way to spend Easter weekend

Collected our huge 12 berth boat in pouring rain. Handover done in very good humour. Some early... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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Hilperton Marina Hammond Way, Trowbridge BA14 8RS, England
+44 1225 765243
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Our family had a great time aboard “cheers” the whole day was perfect and we will definitely be coming back

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Lovely friendly staff. Good briefing in the shop and on the boat. 'Cheers' was ready on time, well equipped and clean. We were a party of 6 adults and 3 young children. Weather was good which always helps. We went to Avoncliffe where we turned...More

Thank dwardSomersetEngland
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We picked up our narrow boat on the first night of our weeks holiday. It was well positioned and very tidy. It had all the services available. The staff were very helpful.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This was our 5th short -(Monday to Friday) break with ABC boats, this time going on the K & A canal from Hilperton. The staff there are friendly and efficient. Our boat was clean and well maintained. The route towards Bath is undemanding, but suited...More

Thank DavidY121
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Collected our huge 12 berth boat in pouring rain. Handover done in very good humour. Some early problem with central heating; sorted out by one of their engineers who came to us on a mooring. Came promptly , apologised, fixed the system quickly and, still...More

Thank charlesvwbs
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

TROWBRIDGE is not known for its waterways but close by in Hilperton is the marina. Park over the bridge by the shops then get walking! The marina is spanned by an old bridge but the canal offers interest in either direction. There is boat hire...More

Thank St4ontour
Reviewed 10 September 2017

When we arrived our boat Sea Eagle was ready and after loading up and a tour of the boat we were given instructions and were on our way in an hour and a half. The boat was well equipped for our needs but some discipline...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It is my first time on the narrow boat sea eagle the bed I was sleeping in wasn't comfortable as it is a bunk bed above another bed so I kept on banging my leg on the side of the bed as I turned over...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was our first narrowboat experience as a family and along with visitors from abroad embarked on a 7 strong, one week vacation. To start with, the staff at the marina were friendly and put my mind at ease when faced with steering and handling...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We hired Sea Eagle from ABC Boat hire. Sea Eagle is a 66 ft narrow boat that will sleep 7. There are two toilets and two showers. The boat which is ten years old had been really well maintained and did not show it's ten...More

2  Thank Mick F
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