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Review of The Picnic Boat

The Picnic Boat
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The kids and our favourite highlight to our trip to Dartmouth. Kevin was very friendly and the brunch was beautiful, so much so we’ve been back to buy some granola to bring home. Would definitely recommend.
Stopping off to do a spot of crabbing was something the kids really enjoyed. (Just for your info Kevin they since caught around 100, we said our son would need to beat your top catch) thanks again.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Well what can I say?... Kevin was made our weekend special! I proposed to my girlfriend at Dartmouth Castle, which was complete surprise. He even played along with the made-up story to make it even more convincing! He was waiting on time and the return trip went smoothly with a bottle of champagne ready on ice!

The picnic boat was perfect and romantic for our special occasion and will stay in our memories forever! We definitely recommend The Picnic Boat for any occasion rain or shine!

1  Thank Ajay S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Kevin was a fantastic host and provided a great picnic. He was full of information about the river. We all had a fantastic boat ride from age 1 to 67. Thank you for making our celebrations so memorable. (Salad dressing was amazing!)

3  Thank Carrie O
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a terrific experience, combining as it does the lovely River Dart in Devon, a 2.5 hour boat trip, and a fantastic 'picnic'. From the extensive list of options we chose to experience local foods and these were supplied generously by our Skipper, Kevin.
We had various cooked meats, fish, and cheeses, all sourced locally and each one delicious. Our bottle of Champagne was chilled and delicious.
After embarking from quay in Dartmouth we went downstream to the estuary entrance, taking a close look at the Castle from waterside, and Kevin kindly took several photos of us at this point. We then returned upstream where Kevin moored
midstream off Dittisham for what turned out to be a feast!
Kevin was very friendly and easy to like, and helped to make it an experience to enjoy and to remember.
He ensured our safety, warmth and comfort at all times, and even if it had rained the boat would have kept us warm and dry.
This was a birthday treat for my wife, Sue, and it is one she will always remember. As will I.
I recommend this experience to you, but remember to bring your appetite with you. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank AroundtheWorldalmost
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Booked the picnic boat to celebrate our anniversary, despite pouring rain we were delighted with the comfortable and romantic ambience on board.

The owner Kevin was professional, knowledge and friendly, providing us with a potted history of the river Dart.

The food was high and high quality and absolutely delicious, washed down with chilled champagne.

We would highly recommend this experience to couples and groups seeking that something special.

Thank you Kevin

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