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Fantastic first time on a narrow boat

This was our first time renting a narrow boat and we were all very impressed. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robin P
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Melbourne, Florida
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Best Narrowboat Holiday Yet!!

We took a week long holiday on a narrowboat Fjord Princess - from arriving at the boat yard to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cloudsanddreams
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Canal boating is for anyone who just want to do something completely different from the everyday world. Andersen Boats is a family run business in Middlewich for 40 years. Canal boating with the best starting point for a perfect canal holiday across...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time renting a narrow boat and we were all very impressed. The staff were very helpful giving us details ahead of time and the boats themselves are exquisite. I hadn't realized until I arrived that they actually build their own boats...More

2  Thank Robin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a week long holiday on a narrowboat Fjord Princess - from arriving at the boat yard to handing back the keys - our experience of this yard was second to none. We arrived to a warm greeting and were given every instruction we...More

2  Thank cloudsanddreams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to Andersen Boat Yard is very interesting and there are lots to see Pubs are Local on the canal Or enjoy a coffee all very reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hired the 69ft Fjord Ambassador for a week - 4 adults and 3 dogs. Anderson’s looked after us so very well; we had our week on the canal in the height of the heat wave which unfortunately meant the canal water levels were low, which...More

1  Thank Zakeroo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hired a 69ft Stavanger fjord for 6 adults. Very clean, well equipped and spacious boat. Staff were very helpful and instructions excellent, answering any questions we had. A member of staff accompanied us while we negotiated our first lock, which was reassuring, as we were...More

2  Thank TheMushroom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trent & Mersey and Bridgewater canels, only 2 locks and plenty of nice pubs. Boat was great and the Anderson staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. Middlewich easy to get to just off the M6.

2  Thank BillyGGGG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 7 nights on Stavanger Fjord with 4 friends heading north towards Manchester-the easier journey for first timers .Staff very helpful and courteous throughout the planning and holiday .Boat excellent and very well equipped. We will certainly be back boating with Andersens

2  Thank morph2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did 4 nights on Salten Fjord with 4 adults and 2 children. Andersen boats were great with communication before we went, welcoming when we arrived, great instructions before we left and the boat itself was lovely- clean, spacious and well equipped. We took a...More

1  Thank Helchr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’d give Andersen boats 99/100. Friendly service (from courtesy calls before the holiday to helpful and informative staff to show us around the boat on arrival), easy parking for our caravan and van during the trip, clean and tidy boat, welcome pack and also just...More

1  Thank Steve2839jet
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We booked a 4 night Monday to Friday trip on the Fjord Empress for four adults, my partner and myself along with our twenty year old son and his mate.The staff at Andersons are really genuinely nice people who turn their boats out to a...More

2  Thank Kirkeo
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donosh
9 May 2017|
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Response from Andersen_Boats | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry for the delayed reply... The Llangollen canal requires a minimum of 7 nights with about 8.5 - 9 hours travel per day, during the summer months. Thanks, The Andersen Boats Team
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Sue H
13 March 2017|
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Response from Gill4442016 | Reviewed this property |
We did fairly long days and no way would you get to Chirk and back unless than 5 or 6 days
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