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John Bunyan Community Boat

Bedford MK43 9DJ, England
+44 1234 712660
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Relaxing and fun

This is so much fun, not in a hyper adrenalin way, but thouroughly enjoyable calm way, the boat is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PhiaHigz
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Great trip and great staff

Superb evening spent on the river, very clean, great food and polite staff, it was interesting... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
WRTL
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“cream tea” (7 reviews)
“priory marina” (6 reviews)
“great ouse” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bedford MK43 9DJ, England
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"lovely trip"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is so much fun, not in a hyper adrenalin way, but thouroughly enjoyable calm way, the boat is wide and comfortable,the windows are super clean and everyone on board gets to see everything, the staff/helpers were so friendly and funny, really felt like a...More

Thank PhiaHigz
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Superb evening spent on the river, very clean, great food and polite staff, it was interesting seeing Bedford from a different angle.

Thank WRTL
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went on the John Bunyan Boat in June this year. we got very lucky as it was a beautiful afternoon. It was so nice seeing Bedford's Beautiful Embankment from a difference perspective. We had a choice of wine or a soft drink and the...More

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Spent a very pleasant 2 hours on The River Great Ouse on this excellent boat manned by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic crew who are all volunteers. and give an interesting commentary. Optional choice of cream teas or ploughman's lunch....More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A one and a half hour evening trip up the river, then down along the Embankment, with fish and chip supper provided. Tea and coffee included in the price, and other drinks could be bought from the licensed bar if desired. We went with 4...More

Thank Gill C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A relaxing and enjoyable cruise on the river, interesting watching the boat squeeze through some very narrow (vertical & horizontal) gaps. Friendly staff, children loved it!

Thank thebin16
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I booked a Saturday afternoon jazz cruise as a surprise for my husband's birthday. Unfortunately we went to the wrong place to board the John Bunyan boat. We thought we had missed out but to our delight a very pleasant gentleman rang me on my...More

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

My wife hired the boat as part of my birthday celebrations and we enjoyed a really lovely start to the day cruising down the river. The crew, who are all volunteers, were well informed of the local area and really professional

Thank Chynof
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went on a seniors outing, over fifties, on the John Bunyan and so glad we did. We all met at the Quayside and after seeing us all aboard and a quick safety demo we were off. The chaps doing the running commentary were great...More

Thank kendocat1
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a great crew on the John Bunyan, We went for a 3 hour cruise on the 8th August. and it rained but it was so relaxing we had a cream tea and traveled through two locks up and down the river "Wonderful" we would...More

Thank William H
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tilly_ken01
29 August 2016|
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Hi, We're based at Priory Marina in Bedford and you can book on our website. the JB team.
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jackiegoodship
2 August 2016|
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Hi, We're based at Priory Marina in Bedford and you can book on our website. All our trip information is on there. the JB team.
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jackiegoodship
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Response from JBboat | Property representative |
Hi, We're based at Priory Marina in Bedford and you can book on our website. All our trip information is on there. the JB team.
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