Tameside Canal Boat Trust

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Portland Basin, Portland Pl, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester OL7 0QA Portland Basin, Portland Pl, Ashton-under-Lyne Directions
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The team at Tameside Canal Boat Trust take pride in the narrowboat they set off on from Portland Basin every day. Its name is Still Waters, and it is mainly manned by volunteers. The boat boasts step-free access and 47 seats, and it can be hired by schools and groups to enjoy the beautiful views of the canal side while gently moving along the canal.

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Report | 2 months ago
The boat is as dirty , it was 35 minutes it went down a long tunnel came out the other end . There was a few minutes talk about Donkey Stone as there was a factory at the point of turning around and back again . Very disappointing , I only paid £5 for two people , a family of four got on and paid £12 . A total waste of money, no sightseeing whatsoever. LA Stockport
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Report | 2 months ago
A hidden gem! Accessed via a wonderful free museum, we saw barges being repaired, lived in, the captain knew all about the area, it was a short (around 40min) but lovely boat ride, my two children loved it and there visitors aging from around 4 to 13 on our barge. Definitely worth the money, and it all goes to a very good cause too!
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Report | 3 months ago
Fab trip for the price the staff are fab with lots of good information, also the musium is a good day out to
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Report | 3 months ago
Although it was a short trip we enjoyed it , it would be a good idea, if you put it in your brochure that the canal barge is covered in so it doesn't matter when you go. The Museum itself is a great place to visit also. We had a great day.
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Report | 3 months ago
The canal is extremely dirty, full of rubbish. The canal pathway also full of rubbish. The narrow boat also dirty There was one guy driving the boat and one guy and his dog sat with the passengers eating his lunch. No interaction, no interesting little tid bits. All in all a very disappointing trip. Wish I'd stayed at home.
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Report | 3 months ago
The trip was O.K ....Not that much to see on the canal banks....Could do with lasting longer and including a drink.
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Report | 3 months ago
Short trip, basic but different. Marley the dog was entertaining.
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Report | 3 months ago
Don't bother the canal was filthy and ther was nothing nice to look at not a pleasurable experience sorry guys :(
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Report | 3 months ago
Lovely little day out. Staff were amazing very friendly and the museum is great fun for free. X
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Report | 3 months ago
It is only a very short trip on the canal before it turns round and comes back
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