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Mill Lane, Great Haywood ST18 0RJ, England
+44 117 304 1122
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

I can't say a bad thing about Anglo Welsh. From booking to evaluation it was a great experience. Staff were incredibly friendly upon arrival and the introduction to the boat was thorough. Everything we needed was on board. We did have a small problem with...More

4  Thank hanspans83
Anglo W, Manager at Anglo Welsh Dayboat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2015

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased to hear that your holiday was a great experience from start to finish and that the engine fault was resolved satisfactorily. We do supply a comprehensive inventory on-board so you really do feel as if your...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Had a lot of problems with a poorly maintained boat and lost a lot of time waiting to be repaired. This is not acceptable when they charge so much.

4  Thank Lyn S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a 6 berth boat for a week at the end of October 2018. I'd been informed some weeks earlier that my boat was no longer available, and I had been given the option of 2 replacement boats. I chose Oracle which was an...More

Thank LeeS32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've owned boats in the past and have hired from a few company's. Anglo Welsh are easily the best we have used. They gave a good handover, the boat was very clean and well equipped. They are very fair with the fuel. Would definitely book...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 11 September 2018

How nice to spend day with family and friends on the boat. The instruction was good-friendly but thorough. Taking 4 teenagers seemed a bit of a risk especially as there was no plug sockets for their gadgets but they all thoroughly enjoyed and happily admitted...More

Thank snoshu30
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great holiday with Anglo Welsh and our 3rd trip with them. Customer service over and above and staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful boat (Pegasus) and highly enjoyable trip.

Thank Sandrataylor626
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Just come back from a 1 week cruise of the black country ring. Originally planned to do 4 counties [next year] but the canal had a hole in it. The boat the Lady Andrea was a 4 berth 59ft long canal boat. Central heating, 1...More

Thank nceccles
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

As a surprise for my wife we arranged to hire one of Anglo Welsh’s 70ft canal boats that would sleep all 12 of our immediate family, including 2 grandsons aged 11 and their dog. We were all first timers so we decided to do a...More

Thank PotteryPat
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We hired the day boat Abi from Anglo-Welsh at Great Haywood Marina. The trip was a birthday present for my 83 year old Dad. When I rang a day or two before the trip, Anglo welsh at the Great Haywood Marina office were very helpful...More

1  Thank Villagedwellertravel
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We hired narrowboat Rushton from Great Haywood for 2 weeks from the 18 June. Having previously hired we decided to do the Leicester Ring (about 150 miles and 100 locks). The team at Great Haywood were helpful and we were soon on our way. The...More

Thank caletafuerteventura
Reviewed 12 June 2018

At the last minute two of us were up graded to a brand new boat. Taxi from Leamington Spa couldn't find the yard since not signposted. The boat had just not been checked and there were numerous things missing such as a change of linen...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Ideal as a celebration, gift day out. Enjoyable escape from the rat race. Take a pick nick or stop at a pub, either way it’s relaxing for all the family.

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Chris C
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*phone ANGLO Welsh to reserve a boat for the day