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Quay Side, Dartmouth TQ6 9BH, England
+44 7968 752625
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All reviews west country cream tea scones dressed crab prawns granola cooked meats the perfect host the river seafood heaven bottle of champagne special birthday hen party captain kevin surprise treat local seafood washed down
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Skippered by the excellent Kevin, 8 of us enjoyed our trip on the Dart taking in Dartmouth Castle near the mouth of the estuary and going upstream as far as Dittisham (where we saw David Dimbleby in the distance outside his cottage !). We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A life on the ocean wave will never be the same after the birthday outing with skipper Kevin. Just the four of us to enjoy something very special. Not only was the trip great but the deli food was irresistible and all from local suppliers....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Our family had been with Kevin before, and so they invited us to join them for afternoon tea on the Picnic boat, and last minute we invited some other friends, so we were a reasonable party! We had a lovely time cruising up the Dart...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LindiBoy2
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Today we went on the Picnic Boat. We were a group of family members aged 18-81. It was fantastic. Very fun but also relaxing. Kevin the skipper is so friendly, and the food is delicious. This time we had breakfast - tea, proper coffee, homemade...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank pollyd271
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Having had a lovely experience last summer for afternoon tea on The Picnic Boat, we knew we just had to return. This time, we chose the breakfast menu for our trip mid morning celebrating our sister’s special birthday. This trip was equally great and as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank julieevans24
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had our second visit on the picnic boat and it was just wonderful. We were staying at hillfields and the picnic boat owners give you 10% discount on booking for staying there. We did a breakfast boat trip for one hour. The boat was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank wollychecka
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My husband booked a surprise trip for us during our stay in Dartmouth. We had a delicious seafood picnic of lobster and dressed crab with champagne. We would highly recommend a trip. The views are stunning and it is very relaxing.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank fatlassandfred
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

As part of our silver wedding anniversary celebrations we booked with Kevin for a West Country Luxury package. It was such a special experience. The food was lovely and tasty with a selection of cooked meats, salad, cheeses and great fresh bread. Kevin was very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Sue N
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We booked a one and a half hour cruise with a Cream Tea, Champagne and balloons for a surprise treat on my brother’s 70th birthday. Kevin made the boat look bright and cheerful and gave us a very warm welcome and the Cream Tea was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank rosalindmarybailey
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My partner proposed to me on The Picnic Boat .. what a surprise .. it was very romantic .. the boat was very comfortable and decked out beautifully and the food was tasty and very well prepared and presented. Kevin made us feel very special,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Linda S
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Alexandra C
21 October 2018|
Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
Hi Alexandra, Yes I can take a 6 month old baby Kind regards Kevin
25 August 2018|
Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
I do special Romantic trips for 2 otherwise there is a minimum charge for small parties please see website Thanks Kevin
8 August 2015|
Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
We do cater for gluten and dairy free diets