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Bancroft Cruisers

| Crown Plaza Stratford, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
+44 1789 269669
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Excellent Service

I have done the river cruise over 10 times now, and never get tired of it. It is a great day out... read more

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travelalot488
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Great private hire for a family celebration!

We used Bancroft Cruisers and cruised on the boat Rita Allen for 90 minutes for a lovely... read more

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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.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| Crown Plaza Stratford, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have done the river cruise over 10 times now, and never get tired of it. It is a great day out with family. I have brought almost all my family here and everyone loves it. Fiona and team really look after all the customers...More

Thank travelalot488
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We used Bancroft Cruisers and cruised on the boat Rita Allen for 90 minutes for a lovely, traditional afternoon tea including Prosecco. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and the cruise to celebrate mum's 70th was really special. We had 10 adults and 6...More

Thank SFPrior
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked this boat for the Sikh Ashes Scattering Ceremony, we took my father’s ashes and all my family went today, I just want to thank Fiona for her excellent customer service, I have had a lot of communication with Fiona, from the time i...More

Thank _balvpowar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced 40 minute trip up and down the river. Informative, The only thing was we'd got on with a large bunch of elderly folk clearly on a day trip. They talked loudly amongst themselves not particularly interested in the river cruise, so you couldn't...More

1  Thank Dizzybobs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really convenient for anyone staying at the Crowne Plaza hotel but only a short walk from the town centre for anybody else this is a really fun short excursion. The guide, Romeo, is funny and informative and offered us drinks as soon as we boarded....More

1  Thank Ian R
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 19 June 2017

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 4 weeks 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 8 June 2017 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 4 weeks 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

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Donna A
18 July 2017|
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Response from sueralph1 | Reviewed this property |
they have a website that may tell you
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IainIsm
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
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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