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Sutton Staithe Boatyard

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Sutton Staithe, Sutton NR12 9QS, England
+44 1692 581653
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Lovely few hours

Staff were very helpful. Dog and child friendly. Free parking. Life jackets provided for all dogs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
katie c
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
via mobile
Peaceful few hours, highly recommended

Friendly, helpful staff. This was our first time hiring a day boat, we took our three dogs and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oxonfour
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Sutton Staithe, Sutton NR12 9QS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were very helpful. Dog and child friendly. Free parking. Life jackets provided for all dogs too if required. Would recommend a minimum of 3 hours and take a picnic. If you want to see the wildlife opt for an electric boat as they are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff. This was our first time hiring a day boat, we took our three dogs and spent a lovely three hours on the water. Boat was easy to drive. Prices vary by season but are very reasonable, have a look at their website....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Was a bit nervous of hiring a boat as never tried it before but was very easy and the folks here gave me great confidence. Had the boat for 4 hours and loved every minute. Made it as far as Ludlum

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We hired a boat for three hours for 5 adults and a dog, none of us having driven a boat before. We were all automatically given life jackets and instructions on how to work the boat. It was quite simple so we all took turns...More

Thank AnneW
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I did a lot of research to rent a day boat for a full day to experience the Norfolk Broads for the first time. Having seen some mixed reviews for the bigger companies, I decided to book a boat with Sutton Staithe Boatyard - a...More

Thank hellobayo
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Rob the yard owner is a great person, so helpful. The day boats are the cheapest anywhere on the broads. You can get to some very nice parts of the broads on their day boats. Fishing is great aswell as photography for the kingfishers, otters...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Found by accident what a super guy. Pumped out the tanks on the boat quick and no fuss very competitive. Waterfront pub is adjacent to the quay nearby along with a brilliant dog friendly pub / hotel. Water tap for boats also by donation on...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A quick ,polite and professional job,well done by all concerned .This made a good start to our holiday,after a long drive it was really nice to have someone else to take the pressure off me and get the boat into the water.

Thank raym0ndsimps0n
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We rang on the morning and booked for 10am. On arrival we were given our safety instructions and shown how to use the day boat we had hired for 5 hours (Very reasonably priced). The help and friendliness of the people on the yard even...More

Thank RichardMurphyEFC
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

When you turn up wanting to hire a dayboat immediately without pre-booking but you want to see if the mobility-impaired people with you can get on it first before committing yourself, the people running the boatyard have every right to think that you are a...More

Thank Notts_Robin
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Tom A
19 October 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can fish on the waters edge and being boat mooring edge / jetty no soft banks to worry about (albeit it is grass to the waters edge) . When you've had enough fishing you can retire to the pub for food and drinks. Any... More
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