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4.9 tripadvisor stars
4.9 Stars - Based on 18 User Reviews
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  • FANTASTIC Experience enjoyed every minute of it.thanks to the crew at floating holidays middlewich for making this possible definitely booking... read more

    Sean Proudfoot Avatar
    Sean Proudfoot
    7/25/2021

    5 star ratingNeither of us had operated a large boat before. Paul was very helpful and made sure we were confident before... read more

    simes303 Avatar
    simes303
    1/07/2019

    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
  • 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

    fiona b Avatar
    fiona b
    3/13/2019

    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

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

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    ste michaels
    5/29/2019
  • 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 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

    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
  • 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

    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

    We spent 4 days on one of Floating Holidays' boats in end May 2019. I recommend them very highly: they... read more

    Hugh Everett Avatar
    Hugh Everett
    11/13/2019
  • 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
    8/29/2019

    positive review We have just come home from a lovely canal boat holiday booked with Floating Holidays. Paul couldn’t have been... read more

    Sue Hay Avatar
    Sue Hay
    5/04/2019

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

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    ClaratayS...
    3/05/2018
  • 5 star ratingWe hired the Lady Sophia for a week because we are thinking of buying a narrowboat and wanted to see... read more

    C8750ALmi... Avatar
    C8750ALmi...
    2/22/2020

    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

    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
  • 5 star ratingGerat tuition with a personal touch. Though at 69 feet not a short boat, it was easy to handle, a... read more

    Andreas R Avatar
    Andreas R
    7/11/2019

    We spent 4 days on one of Floating Holidays' boats in end May 2019. I recommend them very highly: they... read more

    Hugh Everett Avatar
    Hugh Everett
    6/06/2019

    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
  • Absolutely beautiful stretch of canal from Poynton to Whalley Bridge. Would definitely do it again. Although I was with a... read more

    Jill Jenkins Avatar
    Jill Jenkins
    9/26/2019

    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

    5 star ratingWonderful weekend had on Gemini. Paul was fab and gave full instructions and demonstration for handling the boat. Luckily we... read more

    Danielle2... Avatar
    Danielle2...
    2/18/2019
  • 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

    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

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

    Thomas Schwed Avatar
    Thomas Schwed
    6/29/2019

    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

    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
  • Enjoying a fabulous holiday on Casanova, a perfect narrowboat for 2. Regrettably halfway through our holiday now and getting ready... read more

    Sue Tucker Avatar
    Sue Tucker
    9/20/2021

    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
    9/29/2019

    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
  • 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
    11/13/2019

    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

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

    JohnF2574 Avatar
    JohnF2574
    5/12/2019
  • Very nice People. No Problems. Wonderful holidays. Greetings from Austria. We will come again. Thomas

    Thomas Schwed Avatar
    Thomas Schwed
    11/13/2019

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

    ing-ping Avatar
    ing-ping
    1/31/2018

    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
  • The boat was as advertised and Paul was a great host. We had a great time with lovely weather and... read more

    Lucy Avatar
    Lucy
    6/24/2019

    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
    8/29/2019

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

    ianrC2760... Avatar
    ianrC2760...
    7/08/2019

    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

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

    Alison Darby Avatar
    Alison Darby
    8/21/2018

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