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“An interesting and exciting trip”

Steamship Shieldhall
Ranked #1 of 90 things to do in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Steamship Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain. A member of the National Historic Fleet she serves as a sea going tribute to Britain's maritime heritage. As a passenger you too can experience the golden age of steam by booking on an excursion or visiting her in Southampton.
Reviewed 18 September 2018

It is fascinating to travel on this old steamship and as we watched four very large cruise ships leave port, emphasises how far things have improved on passengers ships in the last 60 or so years. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susanannw2016
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Booked for our wedding anniversary. We had a great day and watched as 4 awesome liners sailed past. Staff were great, very friendly and genuinely happy to answer any questions. Great to be able to see all parts of this lovely ship with none of the usual restrictions and signs telling you what you can't do.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tranquility2015
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely vessel, experience and privilege to go out on Southampton water. Very friendly crew, lots of places to sit and get great views, drinks and snacks on board and a raffle was in place too! This was my second time on Shieldhall but first time going down the river.

Loved the horn sound exchange with the cruise ships and cargo ships, made your heart flutter. Thank you everyone for keeping this trip and vessel going.

If you haven’t been on board, make sure you put it in as a must do for 2019.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wenders50
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

A lovely afternoon out on the Sheildhall to wave bon voyage to a possy of liners leaving on their cruises. Much hooting and whistling and a few beers :-)
More or less full access to the ship - even bridge and engine room.
Wonderful to see such an historic piece of machinery in full working order and doing its job.
The crew couldn't have been more helpful and enthusiastic.
Many thanks for a great trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mal B
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day onboard with our cubs & scouts very interactive , finishing the day with a trip on the Hamble
Thank you for having us see you again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kieronbland
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