Gloucester Narrowboats, Gloucester

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See the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal with Gloucester Narrowboats, a small company offering covered narrowboat rentals. Fully equipped with hot and cold running water, gas burners, and a flushing toilet, the boats make a perfect way to see the local wildlife and villages along the canal. The easy-to-maneuver vessels seat up to ten people, ideal for small groups. Setting off from Gloucester Docks, you can float down the canal at a leisurely pace, making stops as you please. Combine this trip with a visit to museum on the national waterways in Gloucester for the fullest experience of British canals. Plan your Gloucester Narrowboats visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gloucester using our Gloucester trip planner.
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  • Narrow boat staff very friendly, informative and helpful. Gave clear boat handling instructions. Boat clean and well equipped. We sailed to Slimbridge, on route made bacon butties as we had an early b...  more »
  • A perfect family day out in the cutest narrow boat ever. We had a fab time and everything was supplied: even tea and coffee in the galley. Before we set off we had a lesson in how to handle the boat a...  more »
  • We hired Otter for the day, and had my 88 year old father in law with us, and we had a marvellous day. From when we got there the helpful team at the docks were wonderful, showed us around the boat, s...  more »
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  • Excellent. Hired a boat for my mother's 60th. The staff are friendly, helpful and nice. The boat is very good and the training is quick but comprehensive. Their website is helpful, with suggested routes and information about the boat. Everyone had a go at steering the boat and enjoyed it. We collected the boat at 9am and went to the tutor arms pub (it takes 3 hours at full speed from the docks to get there) just make sure you allocate plenty of time for traveling where you want to as it's a canal boat not a speed boat.
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