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7 of us booked this for my sisters 50th birthday. None of us had ever been on a canal boat before and we were all a bit apprehensive. The staff were all great on arriving, we got all our luggage on board and took the...More
What a great time we had on a narrow boat run by this very professional firm. Easy booking and sent stuff to read and watch which had me a little worried about working a lock but I need not have worried it’s very easy and...More
My two young teenage sons, 78 year old Father and I spent a week on the Rochdale Canal at the end June 2018. This was my fourth canal holiday and the first hiring a narrow boat from Shire Cruisers. We hired the boat from their...More
Ten of us turned up at Shire Cruisers on 10.8.18 for a weekend of cruising the canals of W. Yorks. None of us had ever handled a narrow boat before, so we were a little apprehensive. We should not have worried. We had 2 detailed...More
This was the third cruise from shore cruisers for us, so we went for two weeks. We loved every single day. Best holiday in ages. The boat was lovely, all mod cons and the guide on where to stop, we thought we would read and...More
Having been on over fifteen narrowboat holidays before, it takes a lot for the next one to stand out. But this one did...
The team at Shire Cruisers are thoroughly professional, and at the same time friendly and relaxed. They couldn't have been more helpful...More
We've just returned from a 4 night, mid-week break. We opted for the Oxford boat with a fixed double bed. The boat was very well equipped and perfect for a couple and not too long for our first attempt at Canal Boating!!
The tutorial by...More
Lovely weekend despite some rain but we were cosy and warm on our little barge. The tutoring we received from Stan at the start of the weekend put us in good stead and we were soon happy managing the locks up to Hebden Bridge and...More
Firmly managed by owner Susan, this company provided an excellent canal boat for a Fathers & sons cruise on this splendid canal. We have been canal boating for many years and this boat was by far the best quality. We did suffer a mechanical failure...More
We booked the Cambridge out of Barnoldswick cruised to Skipton , had just enough instruction on using locks but we'd lots of help from other boat users and Canal trust who manned the locks at set times .enjoyed our weekend a lot boat just right...More