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Galleon Marine

| Colt Hill, Odiham, Basingstoke RG29 1AL, England
+44 1256 703691
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Lovely quiet weekend

Just returned from a lovely quiet weekend on Bramble. The whole experience was really easy and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geoff S
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Fun day

Would recommend! We decided to go on a busy and very sunny bank holiday. We had to wait about an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natalie S
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Galleon Marine offer Rowboats, Sit on Kayaks and Open Canoes that can be rented by the hour to enjoy and explore the Basingstoke Canal. We also have a picnic garden and small kiosk that sells, ice cream, hot and cold drinks and snacks. Our Self Drive Narrowboats can be rented for short breaks and week holidays for groups of 2 to 8 people
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Colt Hill, Odiham, Basingstoke RG29 1AL, England
+44 1256 703691
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a lovely quiet weekend on Bramble. The whole experience was really easy and enjoyable. The boat was surprisingly full of facilities and the canal makes an ideal end of summer getaway. We saw Hummingbirds and Herons on the way and just generally...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend! We decided to go on a busy and very sunny bank holiday. We had to wait about an hour and a half for our row boat, which we happily passed time at the pub across the road. Very helpful staff, fun little trip...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in as we were cruising past and had a lovely coffee and chat with a friendly young lady. We sat in their lovely picnic area enjoying the sun.

Thank Lesley Alice B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roughly £12- £15 for an hour of canoeing. Great value for a lovely day in the sunshine. Just remember to pack extra clothes as I managed to get soaked.

Thank Newmummy
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I decided that for my 50th I wanted to do something different. The lovely Bramble Barge was perfect .

Thank 844roselynn
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Fabulous 5 day on Basingstoke canal on board "Hazel", Everything you could ever want on water!! Narrow boat very very comfortable,, all mod-cons, plenty of room to relax in the evenings. Not good reception on T.V. but we took D.V.D.'s etc, but there is plenty...More

Thank daveveg
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went with our daughter and her children, aged 9 and 7, in a rowing boat in which was fitted a small electric motor. We had two hours on the Basingstoke Canal, very lucky with the weather, and we went down to King John's Castle...More

1  Thank Samthetax
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Nice boats, great location, highly recommended if you want to see the canal from a different perspective, especially at this time of the year. Goslings, signets, moor hens and ducklings abound and the canal is just teaming with fish, the toddler in our group loved...More

Thank Emma S
Galleon_Marine, Owner at Galleon Marine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for your review, it is a great canal for wildlife. We do have chains and a padlocks for mooring boats as leaving a boat on just the boat mooring catch isn't secure enough. Please ask us if you visit us again and we...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

What a fabulous weekend we have had on the Basing Canal, courtesy of Galleon Marine! From start to finish, we felt extremely well looked after and confident that we could steer our lovely narrowboat up the canal. Karen and Arthur's professionalism and friendliness was second...More

1  Thank 11Carole1955
Reviewed 13 February 2017

So October isn't the best time temperature wise to go on the canal. Chilly first thing, but the heating still fixes that. Training is given and it is easy to pick up. There is no reason to rush and we found the suggested top speed...More

2  Thank SouthernSet
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