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Lee Valley Boat Centre

Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne EN10 6LX, England
+44 1992 462085
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Best Thing To Do In Spring/Summer!

Broxbourne itself is an amazing place to visit but the boat centre makes it so much better!It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mae E
Nice area to start a walk

Not used the boat centre but walked nearby. It is a very nice walk along the canal. You can enjoy... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
Viridiana2012
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Bologna, Italy
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  • Average5%
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“river cruise” (5 reviews)
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Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne EN10 6LX, England
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+44 1992 462085
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Broxbourne itself is an amazing place to visit but the boat centre makes it so much better!It's affordable and perfect for any occasion eg; the perfect date, family and friends fun or even alone. The boats can be tricky to drive at certain points in...More

Thank Mae E
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Not used the boat centre but walked nearby. It is a very nice walk along the canal. You can enjoy the view of houseboats and very beautiful houses overlooking the river. It’s a great attraction of the pretty town of Broxbourne

Thank Viridiana2012
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

Totally innocent way to amuse younger kids. Good value for money and timing just about right. Can only do this once or twice as the route is always the same, but so good to see the delight in the faces of the kids.

Thank Liz M
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

We hired a small electric boat for an hour and had a delightful trip to the lock and back. Our grandchild thought it was great, the river was nice and quite, plenty of ducks, we even saw a snake in the water near the riverbank...More

Thank pjags
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Perfectly lovely way to spend an afternoon. Staff very helpful, boat and locks easy to operate. Would do it again as didn't get too far after stopping at the Fish and Eels for lunch.

Thank Paul J
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Lovely boat trip for an hour. Took my elderly Mum for her 96th birthday . The boat had wheelchair access and a licensed bar . It was a lovely afternoon.

Thank diane m
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Management response:Responded September 9, 2017

Thank you, pleased to hear you enjoyed your cruise.

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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Had to wait hour and half in the sun with no shade to get on using their ticket system but once on the cruise was nice and relaxing and there is a very long cruise up the river. Not very scenic as there is mooring...More

Thank sulayman I
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Recently went on the circular cruise, was quite a pleasant way to spend an hour of the day just relaxing on the boat as it cruised the river, until about half way through the journey the hard seats became extremely uncomfortable on the bottom to...More

Thank G4199ZSjackieh
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

2 of us rented a 5 person boat for an hour ( there were no 4 seaters available) so paid the extra £1 rather than wait. We were told to go up to Kings Weir and return (about an hours trip) The front seat was...More

Thank Jo L
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Hired Mr Toad on Sunday 13 August as birthday treat for mum, booking was easy,any queries we had ( re facilities on board etc ) were quickly and efficiently dealt with. There were 5 of us on board with plenty of room for a couple...More

Thank CandJ1957
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Management response:Responded August 17, 2017

Many thanks for your comments, will ensure Adam gets to see his name mentioned.

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Violet_Pilots
January 3, 2017|
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Response from wlivermore | Reviewed this property |
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lesley2805
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Ged W |
Hi. Electric boats: 4 Seater £19.00, 5 Seater £20:00, 7 Seater £27:00 and 8 Seater £30:00 for an hour. All require a £20 security deposit.
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