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Catteshall Road | Catteshall Lock, Godalming GU7 1NH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

To capitalize on some glorious sunshine in late summer, we rented a punt for a day out on the Wey Navigation. (The boathouse has canoes and rowing boats as well, but we decided to try something different.) Renting a small boat is easy at Farnecombe...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired the 6 berth Herald for a long weekend in August. Beautifully appointed narrow boat with fully equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms & enough room to live comfortably for a few days. The team at the boat house are incredibly friendly & will go out...More

Thank NAS389
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends hired a boat for a long weekend. Despite the fact we sailed off on the wrong boat, the owner Russell quickly rectified the situation and 2 groups sailed off on the correct boats! The boat was clean and tidy and equipped...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We hired a four person row boat for the two of us and paid £12 for the hour. Well worth it. Staff both in the office and by the boat were friendly and well-humoured and definitely make you feel welcome. We rowed on the lovely...More

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

walked along the river and ended here for lunch, what a lovely place and the food is excellent. didn't hire a boat this time but will do in future.

Thank margrethogan
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have done a number of Narrowboat holidays in the Uk , mostly in the midland canals, but this time we decided to try the River Wey navigationations which is National Trust owned and administered. We chose this also because it is near to our...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a day boat for Fathers’ Day and had such a fun time. Our group of 9 ranged from 3 to 65 and everyone had so much fun both on and off the boat. The initial tuition was very thorough and everyone had fun...More

1  Thank nixwaters
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Thank you Farncombe boats for a wonderful experience. Great fun way to spend a day with our work colleagues. 25 of us across 3 boats and what fun we had. Most of us had never done anything like this before so was a great experience...More

Thank L0vellJ2016
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This review should have been 5 stars as our experience on the day that we hired the narrow boat was fabulous however.....Since returning from our trip to celebrate my Grandad's 90th Birthday, the whole family (all 8 of us) have come down with stomach cramps,...More

Thank Clairej1066
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Never been on a canal boat so we booked a taster day.The tuition given was brilliant and we left feeling confident.This was probably one of the best days out we've had.The whole day was very relaxing and I’d definitely recommend it as a day out...More

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