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Canal and River Cruises Day Tours

Brownings Pool 93 Little Heath, London W2 1NS, England
+44 7899 800856
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Superb private 2 hour canal cruise for my sister visiting London

My sister was visiting me in London and has wanted to do this cruise for a long time so I went... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
amphotos254
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London, United Kingdom
What a wonderful experience!

Despite having lived in London for 20 years, I've never been on a canal cruise. I needed to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Regina W
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London, United Kingdom
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Canal and River Cruises Ltd operate a 12 seater narrowboat on London's canals, based in the lovely laid-back area of Maida Vale known as Little Venice. We offer private tours for private parties of all sizes between 2 and 12 guests. A canal cruise is ideal for family celebrations, hen parties or just a day out with your friends. Our most popular cruise is 2 hours, slowly following the Regents Canal through Maida Vale and Regents Park and London Zoo before turning around at Camden Lock Market. We also specialise in custom made private cruises from two hours or more with an itinerary built just for you! Ask us for advice on where to go before and after your cruise to make a perfect day! A special rate is available for just two people. Arrive as a customer and leave as a friend. We are here to make your day special!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Brownings Pool 93 Little Heath, London W2 1NS, England
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

My sister was visiting me in London and has wanted to do this cruise for a long time so I went online and made the booking and paid the deposit. All very easy and straightforward. On the day I made up a picnic and off...More

Thank amphotos254
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Despite having lived in London for 20 years, I've never been on a canal cruise. I needed to entertain some friends visiting from NY and decided to give this a try. It was an incredibly fun and interesting way to see a part of London...More

Thank Regina W
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Booking was as easy as it could be for a private 3-person 5-hour trip with Canal and river Cruises. Having a comprehensive email outlining the day to hand we were welcomed aboard Lady A by Mike and a choice of tea or coffee. This went...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Absolutely couldn't have been better, after a bit of waiting for two of of seven 'cruisers', we set of towards Camden on the most beautiful summers evening. Mike was great, helpful and friendly. We had brought our own provisions and just had the most fantastic...More

3  Thank makepeacemakepeace
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful day out. I surprised my niece with the 2 hour tour special for 2 people. Mike was easy to communicate with and accommodated my last minute request to change the date. The location was super easy to find. He was even happy...More

2  Thank Vicky L
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

What a fabulous introduction to London! We joined Mike & the Lady A in Little Venice & set off on Grand Union & Regents Canal toward Camden locks & on to Kings Cross to visit the Canal Museum. This is such a relaxing way to...More

1  Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We booked Mike for a scenic canal boat cruise as part of a low key Hen Party. The whole set-up was very professional. Mike communicated quickly and supported our planning for the day. Some absolute bonues were that we could bring own food and light...More

Thank lolcbrown
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A 3 hour gentle and relaxed cruise along the canal through Regents Park through to Camden Lock with the family. What a lovely way to enjoy London from a different angle. Mike is the perfect host - providing an unobtrusive commentary along the way.

1  Thank Lampom
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We booked a 2 hour private cruise (confirmed via email as soon as deposit payed and great comms there after. Mike was very helpful with advising on where to drop off for ease of our next moves and let us arrive before set up to...More

1  Thank Carla J
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the trip and would recommend. It was a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours and the guide was very knowledgeable.

2  Thank RutlishBoy
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Mohsen A
25 May 2017|
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Response from Vicky L | Reviewed this property |
Think it would be a tight squeeze, it would fit four on each side and one on the end with a baby on your lap.
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missmodena
31 July 2016|
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
There would be room, need to contact owner direct I assume
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1 September 2015|
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Response from Mike B | Property representative |
Well thanks to those who already answered. The actual facts are that we offer private cruises for one, two, three hours and sometimes more. When you hire LadyA you're hiring the whole boat for your private party of up to... More
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