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Another wonderful day out

This is the second time we have hired off COLIN and we had another fantastic day. Fully recommend... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Cheshire, United Kingdom
via mobile

Had a laugh on a canal boat today some really lovely scenery along the route nice friendly people... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Newton Lane, Tattenhall CH3 9NE, England
+44 7716 948838
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have hired off COLIN and we had another fantastic day. Fully recommend it to anyone👍

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davethelsby
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Had a laugh on a canal boat today some really lovely scenery along the route nice friendly people waving at us and a great little pub called the Cheshire Cat does lovely food then when we got off right opposite is the ice cream factory

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michelletH1489RF
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had the most fantastic day on the barge. It was superb. Weather was glorious, barge a good size (Aquarius) with good amenities and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Youngest was 1, oldest 71! Truly a day to remember. Thanks Colin!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackovsky
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Four friends had a wonderfully relaxing and happy day out on Daydreamer celebrating the birthday of one of us. Colin was really helpful and friendly with a good introduction and demonstration on the boat's controls before leaving us to it. The day went far too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tillywood15
Reviewed 29 June 2018

As a group of members of Rhyl and District Model Railway Club, we have an annual day out on the canals. This year we hired the 'Aquarius', a ten person canal day boat from Colin Portbury of Chester Day Boat Hire on the Shropshire Union...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Francis C
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I host events to help tackle social isolation in the community and I approached Colin at Chester Day Boat Hire to help support two trips out. There was no hesitation from Colin, who leapt to support us in helping to provide day trips for members...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ginsoakedfool
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We booked as a surprise birthday present for my sisters 60th birthday, as she used to own her own. We had three disabled adults with us who are bad on their feet and they managed fine aborading the boat which surprised us all! The owner...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We hired Daydreamer for a day to celebrate my sons birthday. We had a 1 year old and a little jack russell with us, It was an amazing and relaxing day. The boat was well equipped with all we needed. The weather helped as we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peanut0305
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I contacted Colin with a late request to take all our parents out for a sunday afternoon. Absolutely amazing service, colin did his utmost to accommodate my changing plans and late start- we opted for a skippered trip Colin was fantastic. we had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day. Colin makes the whole process very easy and relaxing. Have hired dream catcher twice now and will again in the future. Can't recommend highly enough

Date of experience: June 2018
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23 March 2017|
Response from slightlydisapp0inted | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any photos to take off as I didn't post any!!!!! presumably of you look at Chester Boat Hire website there will be photos there.