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What People are Saying

  • I spent the weekend on the boat for my mates stag do. We had Paul driving the boat for us... read more

    Matthew Smith Avatar
    Matthew Smith
    8/29/2019

    A great boat for our two families, lots of fun for all -swing bridges, narrow turns and lovely country pubs.... read more

    Rachel Avatar
    Rachel
    1/02/2020

    Our family of four just returned from a fantastic week on the “Our Time” boat on the Trent and Mersey... read more

    Curt Chaffin Avatar
    Curt Chaffin
    10/18/2021
  • We had a fabulous holiday on Casanova, doing the four counties ring. The team of Floating Holidays were really helpful,... read more

    Christopher Brookes
    9/07/2020

    5 star ratingHad lovely experience boat lovely bed sooo comfortable Paul was a great host, narrowboat dog friendly ,had no issues but... read more

    kdew336 Avatar
    kdew336
    8/23/2019

    Boat was clean and well equipped ready for use, easy to use and we had a really relaxed week sailing... read more

    Patrick Casken Avatar
    Patrick Casken
    11/13/2019
  • Had the most amazing bank holiday weekend on the Casanova thanks to Floating Holidays. Super communication from start to finish.... read more

    Joanne Jump Avatar
    Joanne Jump
    9/05/2021

    Great weekend. A lot easier than you'd imagine. Beautiful scenery.. everyone is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

    Joseph Grundy Avatar
    Joseph Grundy
    5/29/2019

    Very nice People. No Problems. Wonderful holidays. Greetings from Austria. We will come again. Thomas

    Thomas Schwed Avatar
    Thomas Schwed
    11/13/2019
  • We had a lovely time on the boat and was pleased to say that we managed to do a couple... read more

    Adri Avatar
    Adri
    10/25/2017

    If you are a first timer on the canal then this is the ideal holiday for you. My wife... read more

    ste michaels Avatar
    ste michaels
    11/13/2019

    5 star ratingWe hired the Lady Sophia for a week because we are thinking of buying a narrowboat and wanted to see... read more

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    C8750ALmi...
    2/22/2020
  • 4 star ratingHad a great short break on Gemini III (Mon-Fri). Paul was friendly and handover was quick and efficient. We cruised... read more

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    fiona b
    3/13/2019

    This was a most enjoyable time aboard the Gemini III, made possible by Paul's efficient and personal handling of our... read more

    Sandy Avatar
    Sandy
    5/02/2018

    Paul excellent on the getting started , best sleep in the beds they are so comfy ,no noise but the... read more

    Sam Gordon Avatar
    Sam Gordon
    11/13/2019
  • I had a wonderful stay on Paul's narrow boat. It's a perfect, leisurely and relaxing way to spend a holiday... read more

    Jason Avatar
    Jason
    9/20/2017

    The boat was clean and the beds were really comfy. Thoroughly enjoyed our family of 4 trip over 7 days.... read more

    Tina Begley Avatar
    Tina Begley
    9/29/2019

    Welcomed by Paul and Samantha and Loki ( lovely dog) as soon as we pulled up right by the boat.... read more

    Mandy Batchelor Avatar
    Mandy Batchelor
    9/12/2021
  • 5 star ratingPicked up the narrow boat at Poynton and motored through to Whaley Bridge on our 5 day rental. Bed was... read more

    Pat G Avatar
    Pat G
    7/07/2019

    Paul’s narrow boat did everything it was supposed to do despite us being complete novices! Had a wonderful time chugging... read more

    Peter Avatar
    Peter
    9/07/2018

    5 star ratingManagement brilliant. Nine adults had a great weekend on the canal as first time explorers. Boat clean and superb. Would... read more

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    JohnF2574
    5/12/2019
  • 5 star ratingWe had a weekend on the Gemini III on a cold January weekend but still had a wonderful time! The... read more

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    ing-ping
    1/31/2018

    positive review This is our 2nd holiday with them. 2017 on Gemini III their 4 berth. 2018 on Rakiraki the 10 Berth.... read more

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    Alison Darby
    8/21/2018

    I’ve used the floating holidays for the last couple of years & had a fantastic time every time . Boats... read more

    danny booth Avatar
    danny booth
    11/13/2019
  • I’ve used the floating holidays for the last couple of years & had a fantastic time every time . Boats... read more

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    danny booth
    9/29/2019

    Boat was clean and well equipped ready for use, easy to use and we had a really relaxed week sailing... read more

    Patrick Casken Avatar
    Patrick Casken
    9/29/2019

    I spent the weekend on the boat for my mates stag do. We had Paul driving the boat for us... read more

    Matthew Smith Avatar
    Matthew Smith
    11/13/2019
  • Lovely boat, just the right size and with everything you need! We went in January but was warm and... read more

    Ingrid Ashton Avatar
    Ingrid Ashton
    2/02/2018

    5 star ratingThis was a hoot. My wife and I rented one of the Narrow Boats. It was 40' long and just... read more

    Fred Q Avatar
    Fred Q
    5/25/2019

    5 star ratingThis was our first experience of a narrow boat and so we only had a vague idea of what to... read more

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    ianrC2760...
    7/08/2019
  • We had Our Time for a week in July 2021...boat was clean, in good condition and well equipped. Access for... read more

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    Rannoch Yule
    7/24/2021

    Had a great time on our first boating holiday, the boat (Casanova) was lovely, well equipped and clean and perfect... read more

    Steven Davis Avatar
    Steven Davis
    6/11/2021

    5 star ratingThis trip surpassed our expectations. It was the small touches that made it extra nice, the dog biscuits and dog... read more

    HayleyHor... Avatar
    HayleyHor...
    8/12/2018
  • Very large spacious boat, had everything u need for a holiday. Extremely comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful with whatever... read more

    Lorraine Smith Avatar
    Lorraine Smith
    5/28/2021

    5 star ratingThe owner Paul was an excellent host, answering any queries before the booking and was very flexible in his approach... read more

    ClaratayS... Avatar
    ClaratayS...
    3/05/2018

    Very nice People. No Problems. Wonderful holidays. Greetings from Austria. We will come again. Thomas

    Thomas Schwed Avatar
    Thomas Schwed
    6/29/2019
  • 5 star ratingWe booked this boat at very short notice due to cancellation of our booked holiday and we had a lovely... read more

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    SiouxT57
    8/27/2019

    Booking the boat was made straightforward and easy, the boat itself was really nice and Paul was laid back and... read more

    Gemma Avatar
    Gemma
    9/09/2019

    4 star ratingPaul was very helpful, although the Weather was not so good we will be prepared for rain next time! Boat... read more

    MAI863 Avatar
    MAI863
    7/09/2019
  • Enjoyed our break away last year so much we have re-booked - can’t wait.

    Cathy Smith Avatar
    Cathy Smith
    5/09/2018

    5 star ratingWe are thinking of buying a narrowboat. We know what it is like when the weather is good and wanted... read more

    C8750ALmi... Avatar
    C8750ALmi...
    2/23/2020

    Great weekend. A lot easier than you'd imagine. Beautiful scenery.. everyone is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

    Joseph Grundy Avatar
    Joseph Grundy
    11/13/2019
  • positive review Having fab short break on Gemini III - lovely n interesting trip up to Bugsworth Basin.

    Vicki Jones Avatar
    Vicki Jones
    4/10/2019

    We called into the wharf for fuel one Sunday.Filled with fuel and discovered a fuel leak.Paul went out of his... read more

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    DENNIS LLEWELLYN
    10/19/2021

    We decided to rent Paul’s floating home for the Easter weekend and we were not disappointed. As both of us... read more

    Peter Avatar
    Peter
    4/02/2018

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