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Birthday Cruise

We were invited on a birthday cruise. Didn't know what to expect but it turned out to be a really... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
dawnth0mas
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Chester, United Kingdom
Very enjoyable afternoon cruise

Just had a very enjoyable afternoon cruise aboard the Blue Swan, Great informative hosts in John... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FOCUSVON
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LIVERPOOL
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100 Summerwood Lane | The Saracens Head, Burscough, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a very enjoyable afternoon cruise aboard the Blue Swan, Great informative hosts in John and Jo, All of us enjoyed the cream tea the cruise it’s self and the banter we had a great laugh including my wife when her best friend looked...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice friendly crew . Very informative, sandwiches were nice. Very disappointed with cake or should i say lack of. One scone each made up with squirty cream already. I dont like cream so scraped it off . And a packet of bisvuits. Not good. Needs...More

Thank jackcat6
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Bought for parents as present. They really enjoyed the 90 minute cruise with afternoon tea.Staff very pleasant and friendly. Plenty of sandwiches and cakes plus tea and coffee.Very pleasant trip which they wished could have lasted longer!!

Thank 1mo_13
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Purchased through wowcher for my husband's birthday. We had a lovely afternoon. Both hosts were lovely. We had a steer of the boat. Had a good laugh with the captain. Highly recommend

Thank Ann Marie R
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were given this as a present and what a great present it turned out to be. It was a lovely calm day and it was so peaceful and tranquil as the the boat seemed to slide along the water. Di was our Hostess and...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous 90 minute Cruise with afternoon tea to celebrate Mums Birthday! Di and Phil the hosts were so friendly and very welcoming we had a lovely time would recommend this trip.

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is my second trip on the canal with Blue Swan and it was just as good this time as it was last year. Really friendly, helpful, informative and knowledgeable two man crew, lovely fresh sandwiches and cakes for our afternoon tea and great coffee!...More

1  Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My son booked this cruise for my wifes birthday in june. We have been trying to contact them to arrange the day of our trip. But to no avail their phone is either off the hook or being ignored we have been phoning constantly for...More

3  Thank James W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were invited on a birthday cruise. Didn't know what to expect but it turned out to be a really enjoyable trip, everyone in our group seemed to have a great time. A bit of a grey day but didn't matter we travelled along at...More

1  Thank dawnth0mas
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Once again bought this trip through Woucher as a Christmas present. Once again a trip to remember and enjoy. Good food, limitless teas and coffee and lovely scenery. Jon and Jo made the trip interesting with snippets of history about the canal. Even got a...More

Thank Steve T
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Debbie D
31 July 2018|
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You need to direct this question to Blue Swan Boat hire, enjoy your day !
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Roridog
4 July 2018|
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Response from forever-ill | Reviewed this property |
I like previous person am not part of the company. I also went on an "Afternoon tea" and my family were inundated with coffee/tea - both normal and decaf and had orange juice I think (long time since I went.) Food wise it's... More
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28 April 2018|
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Response from Dave L | Reviewed this property |
I believe John would do his utmost to assist getting you on board. Give them a ring to confirm, but I can't see a problem...
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