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Gloucester Narrowboats

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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About Gloucester Narrowboats
Escape the everyday with a day cruise on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. Whether you’ve long dreamed of taking to the water or just want to try something new, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the tranquillity of floating through some of the most beautiful scenery our area has to offer while spending quality time with your family and friends. Your waterways adventure starts from Saul Junction Marina, located in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and placed close to the junctions of the Gloucester, Sharpness and Stroudwater Canal. Skipper hire is available, subject to availability.
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Gail N wrote a review Sep 2020
Tetbury, United Kingdom24 contributions21 helpful votes
I had high expectations due to the reviews and it didn’t disappoint. Thorough tuition on how to steer and navigate the bridges before we were let loose on our own. The facilities are basic but more than enough for a day trip. The weather was mostly kind, a few showers and a chilly wind, but nothing that could ruin such a lovely day. Looking forward to our next trip out😀.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Simon wrote a review Sep 2020
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A great experience on Otter, a mini narrowboat Fortunately the Gloucester Sharpness was very wide. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. We subscribe to many narrowboat vloggers, so had a rough idea on what to expect We both found the cruise very relaxing, the boat was very responsive, good fun to steer. Only stopped once to get an ice cream. A very enjoyable day.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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karengrisley wrote a review Sep 2020
Gloucester, United Kingdom25 contributions54 helpful votes
Great day on the canal -starting at Slimbridge then heading to Parton before turning around and heading towards Gloucester via Saul junction , frampton moving alongside the elegant and beautiful families of swans and signets en route. Weather bright sunshine all day - good for mid September - Gloucester narrowboats personnel Pete and Sue were really helpful and organised. Thank you
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Date of experience: September 2020
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JerseyArnie wrote a review Sep 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom28 contributions21 helpful votes
Thought it was all great. First time that I had tried it and they were really keen that we should have a good experience... and we did. Extremely helpful and patient.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jan S wrote a review Sep 2020
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We had the most fabulous experience from start to end in Badger. Warm welcome, clear instructions and helpful tuition. We were all complete beginners but had no trouble driving the boat. Took a picnic. There is no fridge but cool bag kept the beers chilled. Just remember to take a bottle opener! Also took dogs bed so they had somewhere comfy to sleep. Journeyed first to boat graveyard, fascinating place and great views of River Severn. Then back up the canal, mooring for lunch at Frehearne with a walk around Frampton before heading back. Only disappointing thing was having to give the boat back. PS My daughter and hubby are both very sensitive to getting sick when travelling on water but were both absolutely fine Hope you enjoy your trip as much as us
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Date of experience: September 2020
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