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“Lovely relaxed hen cruise”

Canal and River Cruises
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Canal and River Cruises Ltd operate the Lady A, a 12 seater narrowboat on London's canals, based in the lovely laid-back area of Maida Vale known as Little Venice. We offer private tours for private parties of all sizes between 2 and 12 guests. A canal cruise is ideal for family celebrations, hen parties or just a day out with your friends. Our most popular cruise is 2 hours, slowly following the Regents Canal through Maida Vale and Regents Park and London Zoo before turning around at Camden Lock Market. We also specialise in custom made private cruises from two hours or more with an itinerary built just for you! Ask us for advice on where to go before and after your cruise to make a perfect day! A special rate is available for just one or two people. We are here to make your day special! Contact us by searching for Canal and River Cruises London in google as Trip Advisor has recently removed all contact details for this type of business. Not sure if this is permanent! Mike
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We booked a 2 hour private cruise (confirmed via email as soon as deposit payed and great comms there after. Mike was very helpful with advising on where to drop off for ease of our next moves and let us arrive before set up to add a few touches to the boat).

It was a lovely way to spend a few hours and highly recommended.

1  Thank Carla J
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the trip and would recommend. It was a very pleasant way to spend a couple of hours and the guide was very knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a lovely way to spend a Sunday morning, a group of friends took the 2 hour tour from Little Venice to Camden and back. Helped by a glorious sunny autumnal morning it really was delightful. Interesting things to see, the boat is cosy and Mike is charming, albeit leaving us to relax and enjoy. When asked he offered interesting info.

1  Thank meadowbankian
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

The river cruises are really cool to take up and down. To be able to sit and view the buildings was nice. The bus tours are stuck in too much traffic, so this is a better way to hop on and off different areas up and down the river. One of the cruises is included in the London Pass, which I recommend getting for up to 3 or 4 days

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took a private tour for two with Mike and it was awesome! The Lady A is a wonderful narrow boat, and you will never have a better guide than Mike. Mike's lifelong history and obvious love of the canals, how they were used and why, were highly educational and entertaining. From the African Hunting Dogs on the shores of the Zoo to the notches in the bridges from ropes once used to pull the boats, Mike knew about it all and had great stories to go along with it.

The rate he charges for a private two person tour is incredibly reasonable. If big crowds aren't your cup of tea I highly recommend this tour. I imagine larger tours would be fine too - but the personalized attention and spacious accommodation was perfect for us. Bravo Mike - on our short trip to London we only did one "tourist"-y thing and it was your trip, and we couldn't have made a better choice. It was beautiful, educational, fun, and extremely memorable.

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