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Galleon Marine

Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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First time kayaking!

Had a fun time kayaking on a beautiful stretch of the Basingstoke canal. Very reasonable price... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yateley, United Kingdom
Holly narrow boat

Thank you so much Arthur and Karen. We had such an amazing weekend on Holly. From booking the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Galleon Marine offer Rowboats, Sit on Kayaks and Open Canoes that can be rented by the hour to enjoy and explore the Basingstoke Canal. We also have a picnic garden and small kiosk that sells, ice cream, hot and cold drinks and snacks. Our Self...more
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Colt Hill | Colt Hill, Odiham, Basingstoke RG29 1AL, England
+44 1256 703691
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fun time kayaking on a beautiful stretch of the Basingstoke canal. Very reasonable price - £12 for two people for an hour. Got a bit wet so remember to take a change of clothes with you!

Thank JaneGardner2014
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you so much Arthur and Karen. We had such an amazing weekend on Holly. From booking the holiday, to your very friendly welcome,tutorial and such knowledge of where and what we should do as complete novices. Holly was amazing, clean and felt so homely...More

Thank Lau_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Teasel was comfortable and clean and was exactly what we needed to relax and wind down after a five week holiday in Europe. Thank you Karen for squeezing us in at short notice and to your hubby for the wonderful guidance and direction. We...More

Thank lorrainejoubert
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Following an informative introduction by Arthur, we cruised at a leisurely pace to Crookham for lunch, observing all the flora and fauna around us. The boat was easy to navigate and was so well equipped with everything necessary for a relaxing day on the canal....More

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Super company - very chilled yet proficient when it comes to explaining rules and instructions (nicely included details of all the pub stops which is exactly what these weekends are all about). Great boats, easy to book and no fuss about deposit and damage checks...More

Thank Thomas L
Galleon_Marine, Owner at Galleon Marine, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you Thomas, hope you all got back home quickly, thanks for being great guests.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here today with my two young children and partner- we was celebrating our anniversary, my partner and I enjoyed the rowing boat and the views. My 3 year old enjoyed himself a lot definitely coming back again

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It's been 5 years since we have been to hire a boat on the canal and boy has it changed. For the better of course! Lovely seating area for drinks and snacks. Very friendly helpful staff, we were surprised that there only had one punt...More

Thank patriciatowns1976
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Kayaking in our own kayaks we stopped here for a very pleasant and good value coffee break. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Libra_K1960
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A family 40th and fantastic way to spend a leisurely day cruising along the Basingstoke canal. A great overview from the guys at the marina and great the Basingstoke canal hosts a diverse amount of wildlife and some great pubs along the way made simple...More

Thank RyanHaines
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Just returned from a lovely quiet weekend on Bramble. The whole experience was really easy and enjoyable. The boat was surprisingly full of facilities and the canal makes an ideal end of summer getaway. We saw Hummingbirds and Herons on the way and just generally...More

1  Thank Geoff S
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