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“Laugh and Paddle”

Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle
Ranked #2 of 13 Tours in Dartmouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today. She was built in 1924 at Philip & Son of Dartmouth. The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society spent 15 years fully restoring her to her former glory offering river trips on the Medway from 1985. In late 2012, she returned to the home waters of the River Dart after an absence of 47 years.
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We took the cruise along the river Dart and as well as enjoying the scenery we had a commentary that wouldn't have went a miss on the Comedy Club. A member of the crew (sorry I can't remember his name) made us laugh for a lot of the cruise with his natural wit. Well worth the money

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Had a lovely relaxing cruise on the old paddle steamer. We then got the the steam train back. Had a very good day out

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We picked a lovely day and just sat back and enjoyed the wonderful experience of being on board a paddle steamer. The commentory as trip is taken is very good and in parts amusing ! Sitting on the open deck was very comfortable as long cushions had been placed on seating.
The only unfortunate thing though were parents with very bored children who were letting them run up and down with no supervision, spoilt it a bit for us.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Being a steam buff was not necessesary to enjoy this excursion
we had good weather and viewed all from the open deck

Thank Rod B
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Beautiful views, very relaxing. Take your own picnic, get a drink at the bar and sit back and enjoy the trip. A bit expensive if you were taking a family. The boat is beautiful.

Thank Sue C
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