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Lancashire Canal Cruises

| Ring o’ Bells Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 5TE, England
+44 7391 904734
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Fabulous

Had a fabulous evening cruise with lovely host Freddy and his Madeirenses friend Luis. Tapas and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Denise L
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england
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Relaxing trip on the canal

Nice relaxed trip on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal with a lovely afternoon tea. The host was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angela N
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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We offer bespoke canal cruises along the Leeds & Liverpool canal that are designed to give our valued customers a fabulous experience. Our canal trips include a Breakfast (Full English) Afternoon Tea Canal Cruise, Evening tapas/curry/Lancashire Hot Pot/Cheese and wine. We also offer festive & seasonal cruises for Valentine’s, Easter, Mothers & Fathers Day. 'Alfie Bhoy' is also available for a half day or full day charter and is fully licensed to serve alcoholic beverages.
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| Ring o’ Bells Lane, Burscough, Ormskirk L40 5TE, England
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+44 7391 904734
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fabulous evening cruise with lovely host Freddy and his Madeirenses friend Luis. Tapas and cheese with crackers were both excellent as was the sangria and bottle of prosseco Loved every minute of it and will defo being doing it again with my friends...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Nice relaxed trip on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal with a lovely afternoon tea. The host was very welcoming and gave us all a briefing on the history of the canal. This was a belated Mother's day gift which I enjoyed in the company of my son.

Thank Angela N
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Birthday treat for my father in law. Afternoon tea was very nice, Arthur was entertaining. Pleasant way to spend an hour and a half

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A simple and no fuss few hours of relaxation to while away the time. A pleasant afternoon tea with sandwich triangles, cakes and scones with clotted cream and jam - lovely. Wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea all on offer. The gentleman who greeted us...More

Thank Stuart B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

we realy enjoyed our fist canal afternoon tea .Freddy made the trip with his knowledge of the canal and area a fun day.It does help if you have a group of nice chatty people on board with you.Oh and save some cake for the ducks...More

Thank ANNE D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The boat is 7 foot wide and extremely cramped we had to squeeze to get in the seat and were not big people.the host on the boat just kepg mithering people for there groupon code saying if he doesnt get it he doesnt get oaid...More

Thank Kelly J
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Picked up the boat at Ring O' Bells lane. Nice small boat seating 12 people. The afternoon tea was tasty -choice of sandwiches and cakes and glass of wine included in price along with unlimited tea/coffee. Arthur the Skipper entertained us with comical stories and...More

1  Thank paulinel724
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A simple and wonderful early evening escape with Captain Marc on a great little barge; lovely hotpot with great banter, and smooth barge cruise. Pub that was the meeting point "Ring O Bells" was a real find. On a sunny day great grounds next to...More

Thank helen s
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This trip was really good, the food, afternoon tea,was better than expected and the barge was glass paneled for easy viewing of the canal, took our grandson Tyler aged 7 and he really enjoyed it, he even got to sit at the front of the...More

2  Thank frandemar
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved the boat ride although it could have been longer. The captain stopped the boat at one point to have a chat and proceeded with some silly stories! It was obvious he wanted to waste some time, because prior to the trip he had...More

Thank blondie018
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5 July 2018|
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Response from LANCSCANALCRUISES | Property representative |
Hello, We have 3 cruises that are for 90 minutes as follows Breakfast Cruises on a Saturday/sunday mornings at 10am Afternoon tea go everyday at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm Hotpot cruise 6pm on a Wednesday and sunday evening All... More
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moshelle2
6 June 2018|
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Response from LANCSCANALCRUISES | Property representative |
Hello, We do Afternoon tea cruises everyday at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm Breakfast cruises on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am Hotpot Cruises on a Wednesday and Sunday at 6pm. Tapas/Cheese and wine cruises on Fridays and Saturdays... More
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MG R
27 September 2016|
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Response from 33Annie4343 | Reviewed this property |
Boat far to small as it is
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