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Central Boat Parties

Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 1922 722949
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Just made some more magic memories!

I booked 'Fredrick' boat for our Christmas Jumper Barge Party and it was a big success! From the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Yvonne L
Fantastic Surprise Party

I booked with Central Boat Parties for a surprise birthday party for my Dad's 65th. He was... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Lauren N
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic and soft drinks. Boats are also available for private charter.
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Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 1922 722949
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I booked 'Fredrick' boat for our Christmas Jumper Barge Party and it was a big success! From the initial contact with Jen, right through to chatting to Chris who safely steered the barge, to Denise and Sam who served at the bar for three hours...More

4  Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I booked with Central Boat Parties for a surprise birthday party for my Dad's 65th. He was absolutely gobsmacked when we arrived at the boat and saw all of his friends on the boat. The booking couldn't have been more simple and the food and...More

3  Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Had such a great time at my friends 50th party I booked the boat for my daughters birthday party,, both partys were fantastic.i would recommend a boat party for any kind of celebration or get together.Jenny was easy to talk to and made arrangements very...More

3  Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on my mom's 50th. She wanted a barge trip and I chose CBP based on price and reviews. It was a lovely, chilled-out 2-hour ride. Draft beer, loud speakers, decent loo - what more could you ask for from a...More

7  Thank Dharmendra S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Booked for 30 friends, Couldn't of been more accommodating, highly recommend for any occasion. Will be booking again !

6  Thank lewis_p7
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We hired out Frederick 11th August for my partners 40th birthday party. The whole experience was absolutely fantastic. There was just 16 of us, so had plenty of room on board. The drinks are cheap (£3.00 for vodka and Coke and £14.00 for a large...More

7  Thank Shaz S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Im writing this review the morning after my husbands 40th....i booked the canal boat months ago for my husbands 40th birthday party as I was struggling with ideas as I was away abroad the week leading up to his birthday and oh my days! What...More

10  Thank _kerryrichhanson
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I booked the canal boat at very short notice, the whole process was very easy and it ended up being an excellent choice for a colleague's leaving do. We had our own personal floating bar with our choice of music playing in the background, very...More

8  Thank Cck00000
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I hired 'Fredrick' for my 60th birthday celebrations. Jen was very helpful and efficient throughout, I can't praise her enough! The barge was all ready for the party, the bar was open, really good selection of food (and plenty of it!) all prepared and waiting...More

7  Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Can't thank them enough 2nd time me and my friends have been on the Fredrick and it's such a good laugh start to finish!Wanted something different for my bday and this was perfect :) Thanku very much will defo be back highly recommended!!

8  Thank Charlotte C
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Dennis A
6 March 2015|
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What is the maximum amount of people that can go on the boat?