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Skipton Boat Trips

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“dave spikey”(37 reviews)
“hour trip”(29 reviews)
“canal trip”(23 reviews)
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The best sixty minutes of rib-tickling historic escapism you'll find in Skipton. Our canal trip promises you a guided tour that's fun whatever the weather with the finest countryside views you can get without moving your feet. Your guide for the...more
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Waterside Court Coach Street | Wharf Office, Waterside Court, Skipton BD23 1LH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Most enjoyable even though the wheather wasn`t that kind. Amusing comentary. A lovely way to spend an our in lovely Skipton.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great trip on the canal barge, it was a bit cosier than we'd thought it would be with 10 people on the barge, would probably max out at 8 if the weather isn't great! But lovely scenery and would do it again...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the weather wasn't great the chap driving the boat was so friendly and chatty and we even got to drive the boat. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come on the canal boat trip today enjoyed the peaceful trip with my girlfriend looking forward to coming back in summer and hiring a boat for a full day

Date of experience: February 2019
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and happy you enjoyed yourself! We look forward to having you back this summer!

Reviewed 4 February 2019

A bit of a late review but we brought our daughter here for a Santa cruise. The Santa was very good and the overall experience was good - however my only concern was the time the children were sat 'doing nothing'. Our Daughter was one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thank you for your review and your suggestions! We have some exciting changes coming next year, so we do hope you will come back!

Reviewed 9 January 2019

We travelled on the canal in November, which resulted in us being the only passengers onboard. Many companies would have cancelled such a trip with so few passengers. We were warmly greeted and shown how we could make free hot drinks on the small stove....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roland T
Reviewed 4 January 2019

This was a lovely experience for my 5-year-old son. All of the staff were very helpful and friendly and meeting Santa on board was magical. I'd forgotten to complete some of the necessary details during my booking and the staff resolved this really quickly so...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Thank you for the review! We are always happy to help and we hope to see you back next year!

Reviewed 1 January 2019

The perfect start to Christmas for my 5 year old boy. He loved meeting santa, giftts were good. Happy young man 😊

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Date of experience: December 2018
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy to hear that you had fun and we hope to see you next year!

Reviewed 26 December 2018

Having visited different events in the past we were slightly disappointed. Whilst waiting to meet Father Christmas it was quite boring as there was little entertainment.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

We appreciate your review and your honesty, as we are always looking for ways to improve your experience!

Reviewed 26 December 2018

Having taken my nephew on the Santa boat a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it, I booked to take all the family (me, hubby, 2 daughters and son in laws and 3 grandchildren) on the Saturday before Christmas. The Santa was very authentic and...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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SkiptonBoats, Owner at Skipton Boat Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate your honesty. I’m sorry to say that Santa is getting a bit older and can’t come on and off the boat as easily, so we did have to change the format. Thank you for your suggestions though...More

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ClaytonWesters
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Response from SkiptonBoats | Property representative |
We do! We are happy to cater to vegetarian and gluten free, just let us know upon booking any dietary requirements!
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19 February 2019|
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Hello! You can find times on our website and if you don’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to phone anytime! We’re happy to help.
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MalcolmS1036
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Response from 2014Jandy | Reviewed this property |
Hi The only trips we noticed were running from Skipton but if you visit their web site or give them a call you will be able to get the information you need. Thanks. Jandy
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