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Bancroft Cruisers

| Crown Plaza Stratford, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
+44 1789 269669
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Group 70th Birthday Celebration June 2017

I cant speak highly enough of the Bancroft Cruisers and how they looked after us on our joint 70th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tierneypt
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
A great river experience

What great value this cruise is and how easy to board their boat only metres from the Crowne Plaza... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob W
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The best 45 minute sightseeing cruise in Stratford upon Avon!! We offer excellent sightseeing cruises and we're the only company to have a boat with a licensed bar, wonderful cream teas and a Live commentary by our own on-board guides. Our guides share the history - and the amusing unknown history - of Stratford & Shakespeare during your cruise. We're a family business that operates 365 days a year, river conditions permitting. We can also cater for private parties - birthdays, hen parties, anniversaries, Christmas, schools & coach groups - we do just about everything! Our cruises are popular with local residents and tourists alike.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| Crown Plaza Stratford, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
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+44 1789 269669

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant speak highly enough of the Bancroft Cruisers and how they looked after us on our joint 70th Birthday celebration cruise and BBQ this year. There were 4 of us within our heartsmart Leicester group who are celebrating our 70th birthday this year and...More

Thank tierneypt
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear tierneypt, Wow, what a lovely review! We were so pleased to read how fantastic your experience with us was. It sounds like you and your friends had brilliant birthday celebrations and we're so happy we got to play a part. BBQ food and dancing;...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What great value this cruise is and how easy to board their boat only metres from the Crowne Plaza hotel car park. A very personalised trip of ideal length and they catered well for our party of 9 including a disabled member. The commentary on...More

Thank Bob W
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Bob W, Thank you very much for such a great review. We will pass your comments on to our onboard staff who will be so pleased to hear they made your experience with us so positive. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at the boat trips available we chose Bancroft and had a great time. Romeo made the trip very informative and we had a great laugh. There were only about 12 customers but he made an effort to involve everyone. The drinks were reasonable...More

Thank sueralph1
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning sueralph1, Thank you very much for your positive review. We were so pleased to read that you were made to feel so comfortable and that you enjoyed your cruise with us so much. We hope to see you again soon; maybe next time...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

I decided on Stratford on Avon for my 70th birthday celebrations so we could meet up with the rest of the family. I decided on a boat trip and chose Bancroft Cruisers. From the moment I made contact I had nothing but help from Fiona....More

Thank Lillibet47
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Lillibet47, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're honoured that we got to be a part of your very special birthday and so pleased that we played a part in making your weekend memorable. How lucky that the sun shone, too. All...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We took part in the cruise as part of a coach tour and really enjoyed the experience. The boat was comfortable and calm and steady in the water. We enjoyed tea and biscuits aboard the boat at a reasonable price. The best part about the...More

Thank Sweetiepx
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Sweetiepx, Thanks for the great review! We have passed your comments on to our lovely tour guide who never fails to entertain! Glad you sampled the tea and biscuits and that you had an enjoyable experience with us. Hopefully we'll see you again some...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We booked the boat out for our sales team for their quarterly incentive prize for the afternoon and it was such a fantastic idea! We organised food and drinks and they did the rest, putting this all out for us, making the boat easy for...More

1  Thank jasminejmoss
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi jasminejmoss, What lovely feedback - thank you so much! We're so glad that your team enjoyed their afternoon with us. We've passed your comments on to our crew who love hearing how they've made our customers experiences special. Thanks again for taking the time...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were lucky enough to visit Stratford on one of the hottest days of the year.It was my partner's Birthday so I booked the cruise as a surprise to include Afternoon Tea & as it's still very early in the season we had the boat...More

Thank Donna H
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi there Donna H, Thank you for taking the time to review us; we loved hearing how great your experience with us was. We're so glad you enjoyed one of our delicious Afternoon Teas and that Romeo was on form, as ever! We'll make sure...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

My friend and I were on the 12 noon sailing on the Bancroft Avon Cruise from the Crown Plaza Hotel jetty on Sunday 19th March and what an amazing way to spend an hour. The Maitre'd (Sorry I cant remember your name) was very attentive...More

1  Thank TandGBerkshire
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi TandGBerkshire, Wow, what a pleasure it was to read your review! Fiona (The Maitre'd) and Romeo really are a great team and we're so happy they made your experience such a positive one. We'll pass on your comments to Romeo who'll be chuffed to...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were on a day trip to stratford and were dropped off at the leisure center. Walking past ,we saw a board advertising a cruise on the river. Really glad we made that instant decision to give it a go. It was a really good...More

1  Thank annemalc
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi annemalc, Thanks so much for leaving us such a great review. We're really glad you decided to visit us too! We'll pass on your comments to the team who always love to hear back from our customers. We're happy to hear you learnt a...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We came to Stratford upon Avon for a girls weekend, and spent our Sunday afternoon on this lovely river boat. The experience was great,very informative with an excellent guide who was entertaining and welcoming. It was a lovely and relaxed , and a great way...More

1  Thank luciebloomfield
CaptainBancroft, Guest Relations Manager at Bancroft Cruisers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hey luciebloomfield, Thank you so much for your comments! We love hearing what a great time people had with us. We really hope we helped to make your girls weekend memorable and that you all had a fantastic time. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
IainIsm
Hello, do you have wheelchair accessible boats please?
26 May 2017|
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Response from CaptainBancroft | Property representative |
Hi IainIsm, We do indeed. It's a hydraulic platform from the mooring into the cabin. When are you thinking of coming to see us? Fiona
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PultuPupu
Hi does the boats have toilets?
28 March 2017|
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Response from CaptainBancroft | Property representative |
Good morning, yes we have a toilet onboard and washing facilities. Kind wishes, Fiona
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Pepps24
I am trying to get in touch with Bancroft cruises and have tried for the past week with emails and ringing but no joy? Can anyone help I am looking at booking an afternoon tea cruise for a hen party.
22 August 2016|
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Response from CaptainBancroft | Property representative |
We have had email problems so receiving thousands of spam messages. Please call me on my mobile: 07975 513296. Many thanks and apologies.
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