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School holidays having me time with my grandson. What can we do? The first two places I took him... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Brian H
Hythe, United Kingdom
A very enjoyable boat trip

We did the electric boat trip yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The highlight of the trip was... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
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The Boat Hut, The Grove, Royal Military Canal, Hythe CT21 6AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just visited Hythe specifically to do this boat trip. We had checked the trip out online before hand and it clearly stated that it was “buggy friendly” so we were excited to take our young child (17 months) and family on it. On...More

Thank Nikki D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After writing a review about the bad service I received, I was then harassed via text message by the the female owner saying she had read my review followed by crying face icons. They clearly have no professional persona and I have heard several stories...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

School holidays having me time with my grandson. What can we do? The first two places I took him were closed. Should have done some research. However, went for an excellent an lunch at Deblyns in New Romney. It was whilst having lunch that I...More

3  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We did the electric boat trip yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The highlight of the trip was seeing a cormorant and other wildlife, and flora such as water lilies. Thoroughly recommend this to anyone.

Thank LondonSpainlover
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This boat trip up the Royal Military Canal is a great opportunity to view wildlife, often kingfishers can be seen, and learn about a unique military defensive structure. The boatman is very knowledgeable and interesting, the boat is quiet and does not disturb the wildlife....More

2  Thank Roger T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Birthday trip for my Mum with her husband and my partner. Run by lovely people who were happy to store our picnic box and blanket whilst we took a trip on the electric boat. A little expensive but well worth it in my opinion as...More

Thank JynxByName
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Nice way to enjoy the canal without any effort. Silent electric boat moves quietly along the canal without disturbing wildlife and other visitors

Thank John T
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Mum and I really enjoyed our trip as it was peaceful and relaxing. I was lucky to see a kingfisher. Small boat so better to book if on a nice day.

Thank Katweeble
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Took the kids for a quick treat in the summer and was surprised by the price. £26 for the family ticket, im sure you could probably buy your own boat for that. Was fine enough but i wouldn't go back purely for the cost of...More

Thank matt a
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Ideal river trip down the military canal. Well worth a trip if in Hythe cost is £ 10.00 per person and takes about one hour. During our trip we saw Kingfishers flying and sitting on branches of trees. Guide was very good.

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Ruth S
17 February 2017|
Response from Barry S | Reviewed this property |
Electric Boat Trips Starting Easter weekend. A new passenger Boat service arrives on the Royal Military Canal at Hythe Kent. la tienne (she's yours) is an electric passenger launch, she is a pretty boat purchased especially... More