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Salter's Steamers

Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4LA, England
+44 1865 243421
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Boat left over one hour late one crew member hadn't turned up. Crew were scruffy, both smoked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
River boat trip oxford

Dont bother with this trip. You see nothing on route up or down river. Oh maybe a horse or a cow... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4LA, England
+44 1865 243421

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Boat left over one hour late one crew member hadn't turned up. Crew were scruffy, both smoked continuously on board the boat where signs show NO SMOKING what message does that give to passengers. They threw the cigarette buts into the river! Couldn't hear the...More

Thank Algarve2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dont bother with this trip. You see nothing on route up or down river. Oh maybe a horse or a cow. No commentary at all. Better spending more time walking around city sights. Unless you like spending your time on a c**p boat trip.

Thank didholden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unable to take the lunchtime picnic cruise due to boats being needed for Henley regatta. That being so, we decided to take the mini cruise to Iffley lock but were pleased to be allowed to get off the boat and return two hours...More

Thank ChrisC46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to go on the 40 minute round trip from Oxford to Iffley Lock, with our two young children. I called to book the day before, but was told they don't take bookings for fewer than 20 people, and that it would be no...More

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was lovely for me as I enjoyed sitting in the peaceful boat and watching the world go by. My partner however was bored and spent most of the trip fighting off horse flies.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a boat from Salters to take us from the Folly Bridge to the Isis Farmhouse where we held our wedding party. Nice spacious boat and very friendly and accomodating personel. It started off our day in a great way, we arrived totally relaxed...More

Thank friedapoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boarded at Abingdon and travelled to Oxford...an excellent trip. Two hours; three locks; and a gentle way to see the country side and relax. Good things take time and this was both! If you are thinking of grabbing a cuppa on board - be aware...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This came included in a package we had gotten at the Oxford Castle so we decided to take advantage of it because it was a hot sunny day due to the UK's current heat wave. Service was great and would recommend!

Thank Will S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having checked that the boat would be sailing during the week, we headed to Marlow on Sunday for the first sailing of the day. The boat was there and there were no signs of any issues. 11 o'clock came and went and a kind gentleman...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to spend Sunday afternoon on the river. We took a boat ride to Iffley lock round trip took 40 mins. The staff were friendly and the ride was relaxing. Lovely fathers day treat as kids enjoyed too. Very scenic

Thank kaandSam
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8 August 2016|
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Response from keefb2001 | Reviewed this property |
We had a guide dog so yes, but they of course and nit allowed to be refused Didn't see any other pets, perhaps give them a call