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Farncombe Boat House

Catteshall Road | Catteshall Lock, Godalming GU7 1NH, England
+44 1483 421306
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Friendly staff, lovely river :)

We hired a four person row boat for the two of us and paid £12 for the hour. Well worth it. Staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte D
via mobile
lunch

walked along the river and ended here for lunch, what a lovely place and the food is excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
margrethogan
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Godalming, United Kingdom
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“river wey” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Catteshall Road | Catteshall Lock, Godalming GU7 1NH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a four person row boat for the two of us and paid £12 for the hour. Well worth it. Staff both in the office and by the boat were friendly and well-humoured and definitely make you feel welcome. We rowed on the lovely...More

Thank Charlotte D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

walked along the river and ended here for lunch, what a lovely place and the food is excellent. didn't hire a boat this time but will do in future.

Thank margrethogan
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have done a number of Narrowboat holidays in the Uk , mostly in the midland canals, but this time we decided to try the River Wey navigationations which is National Trust owned and administered. We chose this also because it is near to our...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a day boat for Fathers’ Day and had such a fun time. Our group of 9 ranged from 3 to 65 and everyone had so much fun both on and off the boat. The initial tuition was very thorough and everyone had fun...More

1  Thank nixwaters
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Thank you Farncombe boats for a wonderful experience. Great fun way to spend a day with our work colleagues. 25 of us across 3 boats and what fun we had. Most of us had never done anything like this before so was a great experience...More

Thank L0vellJ2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This review should have been 5 stars as our experience on the day that we hired the narrow boat was fabulous however.....Since returning from our trip to celebrate my Grandad's 90th Birthday, the whole family (all 8 of us) have come down with stomach cramps,...More

Thank Clairej1066
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Never been on a canal boat so we booked a taster day.The tuition given was brilliant and we left feeling confident.This was probably one of the best days out we've had.The whole day was very relaxing and I’d definitely recommend it as a day out...More

Thank forest9
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Goosander is brilliantly steerable, even in reverse! Engine has plenty of ooomf for getting clear of weedy banks and groundings. Driven 10 narrowboats but never one as good as this. Very knowledgeable, helpful and polite staff. The River Wey appears to be still, just like...More

Thank Clint_Fathom
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner decided to visit Farncome Boat House on Friday and it’s was just beautiful! Absolutely empty! With only two other boats on the canal. We hired a rowing boat with a £50 deposit and £12 an hour boat hire we spent 3...More

Thank rlorena234
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Hired Viking and Norseman boats for a 40th birthday party. Excellent tuition on using the boats and locks, and a great day out.

Thank Mike S
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