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Birthday Celebration boat trip

Had a fabulous trip aboard the Lively Maiden, booked through Taggs Boatyard & skippered brilliantly... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Nicky P
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic day out

Hired a boat May bank holiday weekend this year and last year and had such a great time, will... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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12 Aug 2018
“Birthday Celebration boat trip”
28 May 2018
“Fantastic day out”
44 Summer Road | Taggs Boatyard, Thames Ditton KT7 0QQ, England
+44 20 8398 2119
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous trip aboard the Lively Maiden, booked through Taggs Boatyard & skippered brilliantly by Barnaby. Fabulous weather and 4 hours of sailing through the locks up and down the river

1  Thank Nicky P
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Hired a boat May bank holiday weekend this year and last year and had such a great time, will definitely do it again soon. The boats are so easy to drive, the staff are all really friendly and the atmosphere at Harts is great in...More

1  Thank Strawberryblondey
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't normally write bad reviews. Decided to pop in in the middle of the day to find the boatyard locked. The lady on the phone was very rude and confrontational. Left me angry and frustrated. Obviously don't need the business enough to warrant good...More

6  Thank Nicholassimm
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

First time booking with this company. Very easy to book over the phone. We also paid a deposit. The boat we had was Ditton Swift Class. Life jackets were given for the small children who absolutely loved it (ages 18 months and 3 years old)...More

2  Thank Jo W
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Very easy to hire . Simply paid by card over the phone brought along the deposit and after a simple introduction to the controls off we went. Having one of the smaller boats we headed up steam to the lock and then down to that...More

1  Thank matthew k
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Our party of four hired a Hummingbird class electric boat which was clean, quiet and easy to handle. The staff were very helpful during booking, getting back to me within a couple of hours of my initial enquiry, and very descriptive of the boat and...More

1  Thank TheDashingDiner
Reviewed 18 January 2016

They have a good selection of boats, including electric, at a reasonable price. For about £125 you could hire a 6/10 seater all day. Start early enough, you could go from Teddington Lock to beyond Chertsey Bridge and back by 5pm. Plenty of interest to...More

2  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We hired the 'Lively Maid', for 12 of us, to cruise the river for 4 hours The whole experience was faultless from the initial phone calls through to the hire, and the afternoon itself. Thank you for helping to make my husband's birthday extremely memorable

4  Thank The_Manders
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Have had boats - almost annually for the last few years. They're not new boats by a long-way, but entirely serviceable. They have a slightly confusing mix of apparently very similar boats. Last time round booking was hard....um'd and aah'd about whether there'd be a...More

Thank Damien Y
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We hired a boat for the day and sailed from Surbiton to Chertsey and back which is a beautiful stretch of the river with lots of interest. The boat was in really good condition and my kids loved driving it and learning how the locks...More

1  Thank Ali S
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