Oneway: Chertsey to Benson
Allow 5 nights
Castles nudge from amongst trees. Gardens catch the eye. Friendly pubs invite. You’re in love with the Thames.
Reviews for the The Heart of England Short Break
All perfect in place as expected.
First time user of this type of service, so nothing to compare. However, we did encounter a few problems: very hard to find the office for pickup at Chertsey; not enough staff there to handle the several boaters all arriving at once; had several problems with plumbing and with on-board electrical - they got fixed but we lost most of a day in the process. On board, we needed better equipment for sweeping and mopping the decks.On the plus side: drop off was easy, the actual trip on the Thames was wonderful, despite lousy weather. We had no problems with navigating or driving (hooray for side thrusters) or operating locks... all of that was quite fun. The boat was spacious and generally well equipped. All in all a good trip and we would do it again.
Very interesting route. Lots to see. Lots of nice little towns for a good meal or great groceries. Pretty easy to find places to moor... both in town and in more rural spots. Going through the locks and operating themselves was fun.
Service was fantastic. Everything was in order and shipshape we had a problem with 1 waterpump it was taken care of right away. great
Great trip so much to see
people at Benson base were more friendly than Chertsey. But overall very good experience once again. It was my 4th time with Leboat and this one was the best one.
There is more to see around Thames, people are great, very good hospitality and lock masters are gentlemen.
Booking was quite easy once we had worked out the options Service at both marinas excellent. 09.00 boat return was not very convenient - this coupled with late pick up and handover reduced time to 6 days
One way rental is excellent - don't see the same things twice Would certainly seek this option again. Car transferred easily.
Comment fromThe Le Boat team
Dear Sir or Madam,Thank you for providing your feedback. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your trip on the Thames. It is definitely a favourite waterway of ours for many reasons! We apologise for any disappointment caused by the condition of your boat. In view of this, we have forwarded your comments to our Base team. Over the winter we will be undergoing thorough maintenance and revival of our boats.We hope to welcome you on board with us again soon.Best wishes,The Le Boat team