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“Next time you are stuckin traffic in Cheshire remember that there is someone smiling in a canal boat nearby!”
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 16 October 2013

What a lovely few days! Miles of peaceful water, enough locks to give you just the right amount of exercise, interesting boat owners, casual sailors, joggers, dog walkers and chilled out canal people to entertain you and a good pub just far enough away to make the journey spiritually rewarding. Don't miss out on this treat. Pack you binoculars, your sketch pad, your family and enough tea/coffee/chocolate to ensure that you are never without a mug in your hand. Go soon.
(Oh yeah...and I guess I should be practical too. The boats are incredibly well fitted out. Warm, cozy, and spacious, with hot and cold running water, electricity, TV (if you really must) and a shower. And wonderfully comfy beds).

2  Thank TomK396
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

These guys are so helpful. The narrow boat was beautiful (The Oslo Fjord), and very spacious.
It was easy to manoeuvre and the locks were simple to operate.
We were lucky with the weather and loved every minute of this short break.
Waking up in the middle of nowhere watching the sun rise, with swans and ducks swimming around your feet, is absolutely priceless.
We will definitely be doing it again and would recommend Andersen Boats.
Big thank you to Jenny and the team. Brent, Kayleigh, Simon & Rachael :) x

1  Thank Brent P
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Spend a day on the canal. Great fun and great boat as it was one that is normaly given to longer rentals so had all the facilities. And very good value for £100.

Thank Anne D
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

My family and I decided to do something completely different and try a break on a canal boat for my birhday.
We were greeted at our boat The Fjord Emperor which was our home for 6 days, and we could not believe how lovely the boat was inside, not at all like we imagined. The staff were so friendly and a bottle of wine and flowers were there for our arrival.
We all had a great holiday including our 2 dogs who enjoyed the long walks we went on.
We would truly recomend this holiday experience.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

We've just returned from a week with friends aboard the Fjord Emperor. The boat was a delight, with every comfort and such attention to detail that we lacked nothing and had a wonderful time. It was interesting that en route our boat was admired by others who had hired from different companies- we felt quite smug! Thank you to Anderson Boats for your friendly service and we highly recommend you.

1  Thank BeaEssex
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