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I don't undertand any of the negative reviews as we found the company extremely helpful from our first call, to our booking, to our arrival, to the introduction & operating instructions through our return of the boat at the end of the trip. We didn't...More
I am writing this review because our experience does not match with a previous review I have read. Yes, there are a few things that could be improved (signage to and on site) but this was our second trip and both times we have been...More
Found unhelpfull when phoned did not seem to care, told the boat I wanted not advailable did not offer any info on what was.Went back on their internet site found boat that said was advailable for the date I wanted and booked it over internet...More
Just returned home after our first canal boat holiday but it won't be our last.
Countrywide Cruisers is a smallish, very friendly team whose boats are well equipped and comfortable. Yes, it was a bit strange on first arrival to have to go looking for...More
This was mine and my husband's first trip in charge of a narrowboat. When we arrived at Countrywide Cruisers we weren't sure we were there as there were no signs at all.
We parked up and wandered around looking for a reception of sorts ,...More
We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no... More
We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no experience with other routes. Audlem is a good stop for provisions and books, pubs enough plenty on the canal. You can find all in this publication we got from Waterstones:
Title: Four Counties & the Welsh Canals No. 4 - Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides (Spiral bound)
Author: Collins Maps
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"Sir Melleaus has traditional stern, less ideal for a captain that likes a lot of company on the move. The..."