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“Wedding anniversary get away”
Review of Andersen Boats

Andersen Boats
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Canal boating is for anyone who just want to do something completely different from the everyday world. Andersen Boats is a family run business in Middlewich for 40 years. Canal boating with the best starting point for a perfect canal holiday across England & Wales. We offer day boat hire and longer breaks, so you can take a short or a long tour of our beautiful canals. For our day hire you can spend the day cruising the Canals around Middlewich Cheshire, in one of our superb Canal Boats. With easy to operate controls and expert handover, our canal boats are lots of fun for adults and children alike. So celebrating a birthday? Special event? or just having a fun day out, this inexpensive treat is a great way to take in the sights and sounds of our countryside. Relax with family and friends. Give us a call.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Myself and my husband decided to do something completely different for our wedding anniversary this year, so we hired a canal boat from Andersen boats. The boat it self was in very clean, tidy and to our surprise was very spacious. Being our first time on a boat we didn't have a clue what to do and the very kind people of Andersen were very helpful and made sure we felt at ease going at it alone! Wonderful weekend getaway highly recommended, we can't wait to do it again!

1  Thank Heather R
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

We had fjord viscount for 1week. It is a family run business and that is what matters most to them, which for us is just what we wanted! They couldn't of been more helpful and our boat was beautiful with lovely touches added, ie fresh flowers and a bottle of wine! We had a lovely day in Chester and another lovely day at the anderton boat lift. It was an experience that we will be considering to do again next year and we would defiantly go with them again. Many thanks to Andersen boats xx

1  Thank Kmannouch
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

We hired a Tana Fjord (52 ft) narrow boat for a family of 4. The boat was very well outfitted, clean, very comfortable, spacious and totally reliable. The people at Andersen's were fantastic and provided ample instruction on boat operation, steering and mooring. The boatyard is exceptionally well located for stocking with groceries (Tesco) in the town and is next to a suite of 3 locks that the Andersen staff guide you through on gate operation. The rate fro the boat was the most competitive of a outfits we researched and the price included fuel The Llangollen Canal is likely the most scenic canal in all England and Wales and Middlewich is a great base to set out from. As second timers to canal boating we will do it again and will not hesitate to rent again from the Andersens. This company is a family business that has been in operation for over 40 years - they are seriously worth checking out if you want a great canal boat experinence,

1  Thank MSLawrence
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

This was our first experience of canal boating and the lovely folk at Andersen Boats made it a real breeze. They helped me learn everything I needed to know about the boat and the locks to set us off and after that we had a wonderful few days exploring parts of England we would never have got the chance to see otherwise.
The boat was lovely, clean and a real home on the water during the length of our stay.
I will definitely be returning to them for our next trip, I couldn't have asked for a better introduction to the world of boating.

Thank Eve H
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Stavanger Fiord is a great family boat and easily accommodates four adults and two children in great comfort and luxury. This was our second hire of this smart narrowboat which is fitted out far better than many that we have used around the UK in the last seven years. The Andersen family cannot be more helpful and their friendly service is second to none. The trip to the Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest is easily done in a week and what a scenic trip it is! This must rate as one of Britains prettiest and interesting waterways, though a good team is necessary for the locks which are bunched together. There is no shortage of pubs! Well done Andersens for another fun-packed holiday with no hassle.

1  Thank Peter M
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