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“Fantastic holiday”
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 older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a fabulous holiday aboard Fjord Emperor. The boat was ready well ahead of time, and we had a phone call letting us know as we are only local.

The boat was well fitted out, everything was in immaculate condition. We had a problem with our television the first night, but after a quick phone call to let them know they met us on route later the second say to swap it over. We didn't even need to stop the boat!

Could not recommend the company highly enough. Fantastic.

Thank ELS250
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Just back after a week on the Shropshire Union canal on board Fjord Countess from Andersen Narrowboats. Excellent service and a great holiday. Boat was very clean and performed well.

2  Thank Steven T
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Just back from 2 weeks aboard Andersen Boats' new narrowboat, the Sande Fjord. The layout is almost identical to its predecessor of the same name but with lots of new and upgraded features including a microwave oven. The water-cooled Canaline engine is very quiet and the cabin is almost vibration free. Lots of hot water on tap too. The gas-fired central heating system is simple to use and works well. We cannot speak highly enough of the company. Their boats are always immaculate and in our experience over the last 3 years they are reliable too. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Roy42016
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Yes, once again we have just returned from another Canal Boat holiday aboard NB Tana Fjord . What a great time - beautiful weather - excellent boat (which was admired by other boaters many times for being in such good condition one private owner actually said what an impressive paint job had been done!) all down to the super staff at Andersen Boats. If you are thinking of trying a canal boat holiday this is the firm to contact. Once again thank you and see you next year. I am sure I was going to mention something about roses but it has slipped my mind!!!!!!!!!
Janet and Trevor - Cumbria

1  Thank Janet B
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This was our very first boat trip and the first time we had heard of Andersen Boats...just spent 7 fantastic nights aboard Fjord Monarch, what a beautiful boat, clean, well finished, with everything you need in relation to kitchen stuff. Comfy, cosy and absolutely loads of storage which was quite a surprise, so everything was packed away nicely. The boat was lovely and quiet and there was plenty of space for my husband and our 2 German Shepherds who loved it. At the start we were taken through a few pointers regarding use and all the practical things, helped through the first 3 locks and then we were on our way. The staff were great, really friendly and helpful, as it was my first trip I sent a couple of queries via email and they were answered quickly and with genuine kindness. When we got back, the staff again asked if we had a good trip, which we did, we chatted about other boats and even though they were busy took my husband back down to the moorings and discussed other options, are we going back,absolutely, just longer this time. You can't go wrong with this company, 5 star everything including customer care...brilliant. Doing this review then booking next year's trip.

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