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Bert and the Whale

Limehouse, Greater London, UK
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Luxury widebeam boats sleep 7 and depart from Limehouse Marina in London. Choose your route and off you go. Min 3/7 night stay. Dogs welcome.

Climb aboard these luxury widebeam boats at Limehouse Basin in London and start your adventure. Will you chose to explore The Thames River or Regent's Canal within the city of London or do you wish to escape the city and delve into the Rivers Lee & Stort with their nature reserves and country pubs? Alternatively head north towards the Chiltern Hills on the Grand Union Canal and explore the great British countryside. 

The boats themselves sleep 7 in a master bedroom with kingsize bed, second bedroom with bunk bed room and day bed plus a double sofa bed in the lounge.The lounge also features a solid fuel stove to keep the boat cosy, plus a TV with DVD player and USB port plus Freeview. The kitchen is fully equipped with all mod cons and houses a 6 seater dining table. The bathroom has a Japanese bath with detachable over head shower plus a flushing toilet. Outside you can relax on the deck and take in the stunning views of the locality you chose to explore. 

Children and dogs welcome. Bedding provided. No experience required, you will be shown basic boat handling techniques.

Boats are bookable for 7 or 14 night stays only in summer with a 3 night stay available in low season. Prices for high season are £2500 for a 7 night stay and £4000 for a 14 night stay. In low season a 3 night stay costs £1000 with a 7 night stay and 14 night stay priced at £2000 and £3000. Saturday arrivals only. 

 

Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

London City / Stansted