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New Horizons Canal Boat

Church Street | Marple Wharf, Marple, Stockport SK6 6BW, England
+44 7413 565150
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Autumn afternoon trip

We took a group of mainly elderly people for a trip on the boat yesterday and they thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Miranda W
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Morning cruise

We took my wheelchair-bound husband on this lovely narrow boat for a morning cruise from Marple to... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Lesley002
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Buxton
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New Horizons is a purpose built 70ft Narrowboat. She is equiped to take people with disabilities on trips on the canal. She was launched in 1981 and is currently in her 31st year of cruising. The baot has a lift to enable people with mobility issues to enter the main cabin and a fully accessible toilet. Trips are available from April to October, morning, afternoon, all day and in the summer months during the evenings. The trip can go either towards Poynton or towards Whaley Bridge dependant on the requirements of the party or at the skippers discretion. All parties must have at least one person who has a disability or mobility issue. Age related mobility issues are acceptable. Our current clients include, local support groups, church groups, care homes and families. See us at Local festivals throughout the year.
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1 Oct 2017
“Autumn afternoon trip”
2 Sep 2017
“Morning cruise”
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Church Street | Marple Wharf, Marple, Stockport SK6 6BW, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We took a group of mainly elderly people for a trip on the boat yesterday and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Noe of them wold have been able to access an ordinary canal boat and they appreciated every minute. the Skipper was very helpful and provided...More

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MarpleTraveller, Chair of SCBT at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We took my wheelchair-bound husband on this lovely narrow boat for a morning cruise from Marple to High Lane. We were looked after by the crew, and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and tranquillity. It was a lovely morning so we sat out on the deck...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We did a evening trip with new horizons, we took lady who has severe mobility problem on it, it was fantastic for her to see scenery she would never normally be able to experience, we took a picnic with us and had a fantastic night,...More

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MarpleTraveller, Manager at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Very glad you enjoyed your trip, hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

My 3rd trip with new horizons, twice with my mum who is in a wheelchair and another time with my volunteer work with adults with disabilities. Fantastic trip, value for money and crew. Peter is very friendly, helpful, funny and knowledgeable, as was David (sorry...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Just like all the reviewers before, I can only reiterate all the good things about our trip on New Hoirizons narowboat. There is ideally room for 2 wheelchairs. We had 2 wheelchair users plus 7. The boat provides tea/coffee, and we look our own sandwiches...More

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MarpleTraveller, Vice Chair of trustees at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Thank you for your positive comments and information which will help other users of the boat, glad you intend to return.

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

I was on this boat with a group of friends today what a lovely day we had. The weather was beautiful as was the boat. Fantastic facilities on board a little shop for raising funds for the charity. We had 2 wheelchairs users and a...More

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MarpleTraveller, Vice Chair of Trustees at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Thank you for your review and the comments on the crew. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the commentary. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Went with a group of friends from manchester ataxia group , brilliant ! Theres a lift all wheelchair accessible. The crew are lovely couldn't be more helpful . I got lost in my power chair in marple and delayed everyone but they were lovely about...More

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MarpleTraveller, Vice Chair of Trustees at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Thanks you for your positive comments and information about the boat which you posted, we are very pleased that you and your group enjoyed the trip.

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

My mother and I went on this canal boat today with a group of other residents from my mother's care home. It was lovely to see my mum sitting up on deck in her wheel chair and enjoying the fresh air, tranquility and nature. The...More

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MarpleTraveller, Vice Chair of Trustees at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that your party enjoyed the trip and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

We took our son on a trip out on the canal boat,we all loved it! Pete and Dave were so lovely and helpful. It was a lovely relaxing experience,and we will do another trip in the future.

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Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

Just had a lovely afternoon on the new horizons canal boat. I went with my mum and a group from Marple dale care home. It was so peaceful and quiet. I couldn't believe how much there was to see on the banks from herons to...More

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MarpleTraveller, Vice Chair of Trustees at New Horizons Canal Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2014

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you had a good time, see you again in the future.

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Joanne N
3 June 2018|
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Response from MarpleTraveller | Property representative |
£140 for 12 passengers for a full day. £90 for afternoon, £60 for morning. Search New Horizons Marple on the web for our website which has full details and booking availability
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Tim1961A
18 April 2017|
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Response from MarpleTraveller | Property representative |
Yes we welcome dogs as part of the group. Just to be aware that there may be limited opportunities to get off this would need to be discussed with the Skipper.
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