Kittywake Canal Cruises
Kittywake Canal Cruises
4.5
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Unique, chic and intimate floating venue for parties, corporate, educational, filming and public Cruises from the heart of Wigan Pier Heritage to the leafy beauty of the outlying Douglas Valley.
Wigan, Greater Manchester, England

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Waterwitch
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Five friends celebrated a special birthday aboard with a Chippy Tea Cruise. We were well looked after by our lovely crew and enjoyed the delicious (and huge!) Fish and Chips. Obviously as this was an evening cruise we weren't able to see much but the boat was pleasant, spacious and there was a well stocked bar on board. Would recommend.
Written 22 October 2023
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Blackpool59 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Excellent trip, would be better in the summer months I think. There was a good atmosphere on board , staff looked after us well and the afternoon tea was excellent.
We did find it hard to find the wharf
Written 3 October 2023
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Fluff b
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Fantastic evening
Highly recommended. Fish & chips were very good. The family running the canal trips are so lovely. Will definitely do this again.
Written 24 September 2023
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william m
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
A very relaxed way to enjoy a very good afternoon tea the trip takes 2hrs so no rush to eat bar prices for extra drinks where reasonable staff were friendly boat was very well handled so no drama there either
Written 8 July 2023
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Jennifer H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
This was our first time on a canal boat and we went for an afternoon tea cruise for my mum's 70th. The scones in the afternoon tea were the highlight. The crew were amazing and even came to collect us from the car park when we arrived. Overall it was a lovely, relaxing experience and the crew were lovely. The views weren't amazing but it didn't matter to us. I would recommend it!
Written 3 July 2023
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Elaine C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Thank you so much for our amazing few hours on 4 June 23 on board kittywake canal cruising . The afternoon tea was very filling agood choice of sandwiches cakes ect and a glass of processo to finish off . The staff was vert friendly from the booking to being served on the cruise . In all a most enjoyable day and definitely be booking again thank you so much . Definitely recommend x
Written 5 June 2023
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Norman Smith
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Supurb experience with great fish and chips to boot
Very friendly staff looked after us very well indeed
The sights along the canal bank allowed memorable pictures
Written 3 June 2023
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Ksara1865
United Kingdom124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
I hired the Kittywake for the afternoon for a surprise 30th birthday party for my partner on 1.04.23. Everyone had a brilliant day and everything thankfully went as planned. I met the crew the day before with all of my decorations, which they put up beautifully, along with glasses of "bubbly" all laid out ready for guests. I can't comment on the food as I provided my own buffet. For music I'd created a playlist which connected with their system. 100% recommend the Kittywake for an enjoyable experience for all. Thank you for helping to create a memorable day for everyone!
Written 3 April 2023
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abi
Playa del Carmen, Mexico6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Friends
I didn’t want a boring venue for my 40th so I decided to book a boat for all my friends. The crew were amazing, had a little entrance all laid out for me and everything! They let me have my have my playlist (😍) and even asked me what colour my dress was so they could do the decorations to match - they had asked me a theme but I’m useless at things like that so they helped me even at that level 😌 all my mates loved the crew and the boat was GORGEOUS!! Couldn’t have asked for a better 40th (and that’s a good job seeing as I’ll never be 40 again 😂) HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!
Written 10 October 2022
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Karen F-J
Flintshire, UK14 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
I received this voucher as a Christmas gift from my dad The staff were really friendly which was the only reason I rated it 2 as unfortunately the afternoon tea was so abysmal. The fruit scones were delicious but that’s sadly the only thing positive about the food. Considering it was bought as an “afternoon tea canal cruise” there was a minuscule amount of food-I thought the stand was for one person not two. I didn’t know you could slice cake so thinly! 3 sandwiches, a slice of sausage roll served on plain lettuce with soft, stale crisps, a tiny brownie (about 3 cm x3cm!) 1 strawberry, a few grapes and one out of the two cakes plus a scone plus a drink. Extremely disappointed. Such a shame as the staff were so friendly.
Written 12 September 2022
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