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Kennet Horse Boat Company

1 Holt Road, Kintbury RG17 9UY, England
+44 1488 658866
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Canal boat ride

What a beautifully set canal ride. Pull along by a beautiful horse.it gas noqbinspired us to do a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie R
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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Would have loved to have gone on the trip but........

This trip did not run until the day we were leaving, which was Tuesday and returned too late for us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
scgrantham
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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“self drive” (6 reviews)
“canal trip” (6 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Holt Road, Kintbury RG17 9UY, England
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+44 1488 658866
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautifully set canal ride. Pull along by a beautiful horse.it gas noqbinspired us to do a canal boat trip ourselves

Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip did not run until the day we were leaving, which was Tuesday and returned too late for us to travel home, but we were in for a treat though on the Monday we were there, the two beautiful Shire horses who pull the...More

Thank scgrantham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip on this (literally) 1 horse power barge is an extremely relaxing and very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The barge is towed along at a gentle walking pace by one of the shire crosses owned by the family operators of...More

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We went on the off chance that there were spaces on there but I had a thoroughly enjoyable time really enjoyed the peace and quiet and very friendly hosts definitely recommend this

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

On Thursday last, we spent an excellent 3 hrs on our horse drawn Barge trip from Kintbury with Steve and the crew, including Drummer who seemed to do the lions share of the work!! we had a fantastic Ploughman's Lunch and there was plenty of...More

Thank corsachris
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely afternoon trip on the horse drawn barge beautiful weather lovely food Lovely people 20/10 😊

Thank Janet N
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We took the boat trip Wednesday as many years ago my husband Reg used to travel the canals where his grandparents lived in the Black Country. What a wonderful experience as Steve and the team made it such a special experience for him, as his...More

Thank Carol483
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Had a great day on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Steve met us at the appointed time and helped us with our bags onto the Cygnet, where he ran through a safety briefing and told us all that we needed to know. He then supervised...More

Thank gbrchill42
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

I'm so pleased I came across this on the internet. What a charming experience, two hours of gliding along the canal, pulled by Monty who was immaculately groomed and well looked after, he didn't have to put too much effort in and often stopped to...More

Thank Karen G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

enjoyable canal trip especially as the weather was good very tranquil. The boat was full but enough room to move about and plenty of photo opportunities. Tea, coffee, cake and a bar all on board. The horse that pulled the boat was beautiful and the...More

Thank Jenny J
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HJC8M
4 June 2017|
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Response from hwoodywoodpecker | Reviewed this property |
They have a website where you can also find an email address and Phone: 01488 658 866
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Clive K
19 December 2016|
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Response from AM0909 | Reviewed this property |
Not for the public boat rides. They mentioned they commence the new season in Easter.
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