For many years I have dreamt of spending time on a narrow-boat. Dreams do come true having spent a weekend on Hazel. Everything we needed to know was patiently explained and off we went along the canal. The facilities on board were beyond our expectations.
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This is a lovely boatyard. We hired narrowboat Bramble for 7 people, Karen and Arthur were so helpful so the weekend worked perfectly for us. The boat is well equipped and cosy. This is a lovely stretch of canal with lots of good pubs. We...More
I spent a week with friends on the Basingstoke canal. It was clear from our briefing that the company were efficient but very relaxed. We had a great week (10-14 Sept), facilities were good, plenty to see and do, lovely area. The company were efficient...More
I hired a narrowboat as a surprise birthday treat for my girlfriend and friends. We stayed on ‘Holly’, a 47 foot boat for a four day excursion along the Basingstoke canal. Once the safety brief had been given and a tour of the boat we...More
Had a fun time kayaking on a beautiful stretch of the Basingstoke canal. Very reasonable price - £12 for two people for an hour. Got a bit wet so remember to take a change of clothes with you!
Thank you so much Arthur and Karen. We had such an amazing weekend on Holly. From booking the holiday, to your very friendly welcome,tutorial and such knowledge of where and what we should do as complete novices. Holly was amazing, clean and felt so homely...More
The Teasel was comfortable and clean and was exactly what we needed to relax and wind down after a five week holiday in Europe. Thank you Karen for squeezing us in at short notice and to your hubby for the wonderful guidance and direction. We...More
Following an informative introduction by Arthur, we cruised at a leisurely pace to Crookham for lunch, observing all the flora and fauna around us. The boat was easy to navigate and was so well equipped with everything necessary for a relaxing day on the canal....More
Super company - very chilled yet proficient when it comes to explaining rules and instructions (nicely included details of all the pub stops which is exactly what these weekends are all about). Great boats, easy to book and no fuss about deposit and damage checks...More
Thank you Thomas, hope you all got back home quickly, thanks for being great guests.
We visited here today with my two young children and partner- we was celebrating our anniversary, my partner and I enjoyed the rowing boat and the views. My 3 year old enjoyed himself a lot definitely coming back again