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Thames Rivercruise

19 Bridge Street | Caversham, Reading RG1 2LR, England
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Lovely boat trip

Had a lovely trip to mappledurham Weir on Thursday 31st may 2018, really enjoyed although the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tuffer78
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Great for a staff function

Hired the boat for a work function for a 4 hour round trip out of Caversham and up to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cruising the River Thames between Wallingford and Henley for 40 years. We operate regular scheduled cruises every weekend from Easter until the end of September and daily during the school holidays. We also have a range of private hire packages available throughout the year to help your celebrate that special occasion.
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19 Bridge Street | Caversham, Reading RG1 2LR, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely trip to mappledurham Weir on Thursday 31st may 2018, really enjoyed although the driver was the most miserable person on the planet, there are worse jobs fella cheer up!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hired the boat for a work function for a 4 hour round trip out of Caversham and up to Pangbourne. Lovely part of the world and with a 6pm departure in nice weather, with a beautiful sunset, couldn’t have asked for better conditions. Going through...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch and river trip with friends who were celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary. An excellent event made special by the informative and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Went there with our small child (2 1/2 years old) yesterday. For locals, there will be no major shocks on the 45 minute journey - goes West for a bit, switches back and goes just past the bowls club island towards Caversham Bridge. However, it...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Just a very short but interesting trip. Saw many houses where "the other half live" Such a nice place Caversham !

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We took the noon 45-minute cruise, which putts up the river a bit, where the impressive homes on the north bank are quite impressive, as are all the willows that grow along here. We went in the Caversham Lady with Captain Ben and his crew....More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

13 of us went on a Saturday afternoon trip last week celebrating my Birthday. It was great. The crew were very helpful and entertaining! They allowed the children in the group to go on the bridge and actually sounded the horn as we arrived back....More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

With trips of different durations giving beautiful tours on the Thames or heading over to Mapledurham, it provides a nice option for a good weather day out to enjoy the sights. Location is good at about a 10 minute walk from the train station and...More

Thank Toryu
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to pre book, great communication too, very friendly crew and the caversham princess boat was very clean and sturdy easy to board plenty of room refreshments from the bar available at a small charge well with a visit to sail along a section of...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent cruise to see the area from the river. You have choice of a number of lengths of journeys including in the summer months a new Riverside venue for parties. A well stocked bar offers a wide selection of drinks , but you might have...More

1  Thank Mick H
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deepaligoel
16 April 2017|
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Response from Ukphilb | Reviewed this property |
Caversham Pier at Thames Side Promenade, Caversham Reading RG1 8BD. by plaza hotel, there a small public car park which is free at weekends
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Sarah R
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Response from Thames_Rivercruise | Property representative |
We have a new 'wheelchair friendly'boat being renovated at the moment which will be operational later in the summer. However, we do not operate in the Windsor area. Our company is based in Reading, so if you venture our... More
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