We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Burscough Boat Trading Ltd
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches”(21 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(34 reviews)
“tuna”(3 reviews)
Blue swan hire. Day boat hire. Afternoon teas daily through voucher websites and through telephone bookings. Maximum 12 people.
Unit 6,7,8 Osprey Place, | Guys Industrial Estate North, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 8TG, England
+44 1704 891675
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 December 2014

This was a present for pensioner friends who had spent 30 years boating in their earlier years. Despite it being a Groupon deal, booking was really easy and staff were really accommodating and helpful as our friends are a little unsteady on their feet now...More

7  Thank KimHK64
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Very disappointed with the amount and quality of the food. 4 small sandwiches and one cake each. The filling in the sandwiches was supermarket sandwich filler and lacked luster. The trip along the canal was ok but not much to see apart from very old...More

7  Thank Ruth T
Reviews (69)
Filter reviews
69 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sandwiches afternoon tea tuna my mum great value for money hot water groupon sail canal skipper wharf passengers birthday mark
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a boat from this crowd and have had nothing but problems, £10,000 of build failings,£35,000 to get a new paint job. Hopefully lawyers will be able to recover something, just go onto Facebook and see Burscough complaints. Bad publicity! Is because they are...More

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To Nick H... Didn't you win the Boat Show with "Whats the Hurry" ? I met you at the show and you could'nt stop talking of how BEAUTIFUL your boat was and the bargain price you paid !!!! Have you spoken to the staff there,as,...More

5  Thank uniquefingaprintz
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Buyer beware . This company and directors have no scruples. I brought a boat from them only to be told by the liquidator that there is no warranty - the company has gone bust with debts, and the same directors have started up again with...More

6  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I wish I had listened to my Intincts. Total sharks. Terrible customer services. I had a boat built, they ripped me off once they had most of my money and made me pay extra to have it painted. They took ages to replace or fix...More

2  Thank 18unhappy
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Don’t book or pay in advance for anything from this company because they took my money on the 24th August and incorporated a new one on the 29th August putting the original into liquidation so they must have known it was going down when they...More

3  Thank businesstraveller139
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I took my Mum on the barge for afternoon tea for her 90th birthday and we both loved it !!!! There was a great welcome from Phil and Jo the hostess. Phil was very friendly and we all had a good giggle even though none...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This was bought by my daughter, it’s a 90 min boat ride with afternoon tea. The boat was lovely and clean but due to the heat “ too hot” to enjoy the food and leather chairs mean “ sticky “ moments. The “tea” was one...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Afternoon tea for my Mum's birthday was very nice with a trip along the canal and a 15 min stop at The Wharf included.Mark the skipper was very informative about the area and the history but felt cruise was bit rushed as there was another...More

1  Thank lesley k
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Peaceful sail for 90 minutes with afternoon tea. Phil and Di made the day with their banter as well as their informative talks. Great value for money ,really enjoyed it.Thank you.

Thank daveandcarolex
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Me and my mum went on this cruise at 12 o'clock on Monday 26th of June,it was a really enjoyable afternoon,Mark our captain was really helpful and very professional,we even stopped of a Burscogh Walf,very nice cruise especially with our request for no tuna or...More

Thank susanelizabeth441
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Premier Inn Southport (Ormskirk) Hotel
439 reviews
5.17 km away
Rufford Arms Hotel
307 reviews
6.72 km away
Best Western Plus Lancashire Manor Hotel
488 reviews
10.47 km away
The Wrightington Hotel & Health Club
568 reviews
10.64 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 29 nearby restaurants
Merlin's Bakery Cafe
113 reviews
.77 km away
158 reviews
1.51 km away
Curry Leaf Burscough
159 reviews
.67 km away
Fylde Fish and Chips
59 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Windmill Animal Farm
352 reviews
2.81 km away
Lancashire Canal Cruises
681 reviews
2.93 km away
Mbark Canal Cruises
25 reviews
3.02 km away
WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
900 reviews
3.88 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jill D
22 October 2018|
Response from Keith G | Reviewed this property |
Whoever wrote this question needs their head testing , still on the booze - just like the cowboys who run the boat trips with out of date products!!! Don’t waste your money 💴
14 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
Yes toilet on board 😊