Adagio

October 2017

Thanks once again Elaine & Eamonn we have had a lovely few days on Adagio. The weather for th time of year has been great - John & Shirley - Isle of Man

Another fabulous weekend. We will be back again! - Julian & Vicky - Manchester

An enjoyable experience despite the weather. Boat well appionted, hosts great. Back when the sun shines - Eric & Jackie - Knaresborogh

We have had the most amazing time. Lovely boat which was above and beyond our expectations. Will defo be returning next year. Thank you Elaine & Eamonn - Yvonne & Ricky (Lola)

Super trip to Tewitfield despite storm and 2 days sunshine! Loved the boat. Thanks. Ron & Liz - Preston

September 2017

Lovely birthday treat, comfortable and clean and very relaxing. Thank you - Melanie & John - Blackpool

Lots of admireres for this beautiful boat. Bautiful canal with lots of nice places to eat. Thanks for all the little extras and supplying a boat with the personal touch...bedding gorgeous! - Mike & Shelly - Dorchester

A modern twist on a traditional narrow boat. Excellent facilities, superb hosts, Chester enjoyed too - Sue & Grant (Chester)

The whole experience has beenfabulous. Storm Aileen did have us moored up for a day but th boat was the best palce to bunker down. Great boat, great scenery - Debbie & Ray - Liverpool

Had a wonderful time exploring the Lancaster Canal, lovely boat has everthing you could as for. Thanks. - Toni & Ray Tasmania

Wonderful few days despite the weather. Only complaint is that we need longer time aboard next time. Thank you so much - Mel & Ralph - Shropshire

August 2017

We have really enjoyed our first experience of the Lancaster Canal and Adagio is the best boat we have ever hired. Even the weather turned outmostly good. Many thanks - Rosalie & Alan - Kettering

Can only say thnak you for all the thought and care you have put into Adagio. We have loved every minute - Derek & Sarah (Gracie) - East Yorks

Loved thre modern luxurious touch, very different to other boats we've sailed. Thank you Eamonn & Elaine for making us feel so welcome and the personal touches - Ruth & John - Wigan

Many thanks for a great holiday. Loved the boat and great personal service :) -  Graham & Caroline - Lincolnshire

July 2017

Dear Elaine & Eamonn: Thanks for your hospitality and proffessional attitude. We have had a lovely holiday on the canal on Adagio - Petr & Yveta - Czech Republic

Beautiful boat a pleasure to steer. Very comfortable and well equipped. The Lancaster Canal is a truely gorgeous canal and we felt very welcome - Hazel & John - Yorkshire

Great holiday! Great boat! Most comfortble and best equipped boat we've been on - could well be back again! Eamonn & Elaine were very welcoming - Mick & Elaine - Milton Keynes

Attention to detail excellent. Only luxury boating for us now. Sigis 1st experience on board, thanks for the doggy treats - Arthur & Ann (Sigi)

Second time on Adagio and just as good as the first. Thank you both for your hard work in making this such a good experience - Alison & Nev

June 2017

5* absolutely wonderful. Eamonn & Elaine brill - Donald & Pamela - Carlisle

Had a lovely few days on Adagio despite the weather. Fisrt time on board a canal boat, very modern comfortable interior and nice personal touches. Great hosts. Thank you Eamonn & Elaine we will definately recommend you to others - Katherine & Neil - Cleveleys

Fabulous boat, really special touches. Elaine & Eamonn perfect hosts...will see you next year on Piccolo - Maz & Dave - Cumbria

We had a wonderful time. The weather was brilliant whicjh made our time aboard absolutely perfect. Will definately do this again - Tina & Tom - Manchester

A lovely boat, lovely little extras - Lynn & Derek - Orpington

Another lovely break on Adagio. A different back garden each evening and move on in the morning. Recived a few nice comments on the boat.Thanks - Dave & Jenny  - Thronton

May 2017

What an amazing week on a stunning narrow boat - so much variety along the canal - seaside, country side and city centre. Highly recommend - Thank you - Jon & Claire - North Yorkshire

Our first time on a narrow boat. What an excellent experience all round. Eamonn and Elaine so welcoming and the weather brilliant we'll be back soon - Stephen & Linda - Thornton

Enjoyed our first experience on a narrow boat very much. Everything about the boat was explained in great detail by Eamonn  and the comfort on the boat was excellent - verything we could have possibly needed was there. Wish we'd had more time, will come again - Anita & Dave - Chorley

Spent a lovely week on Adagio celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. Many thanks to Elaine & Eamonn for making us feel so welcome. Thaks also for your support and guidance throughout our holiday we will have no hesitation in recommending you to others looking to spend time  abard a narrow boat on the Lancaster Canal - Best wishes to both of you for the future - Ron & Joyce - Wigan

Our first experience aboard a narrow boat. What a fantastic time aboard Adagio. Eamonn & Elaine are lovely and the introduction from Eamonn was well explained. Elaine tahnk you for everything in the boat which was very well presented. So relaxing, beautiful sunny weather, see you in 2018 - Ruth & Paul - Preston

Absolutely fantasic short break. Excellent handover & quality and fit out of boat is second to none, very high standard. Friendly help from Eamonn & Elaine - Brian & Ali - Cheshire

April 2017

Lovely boat, lovely bed linen which I have never said about a narrow boat holiday! Appreciated all the littel extras, very relaxing. Thank you Eamonn & Elaine - Debbie & Dave (Jack) - Wigan

Fantastic boat holiday. 1st rate service. Took it slow and relaxing so intend to return to do the more northern end - Laura & Mike - Widnes

Fab! Fab! Fab! we wioll be back! - Leigh & Rob - Liverpool

Weather cold and wet but boat cosy and warm - Philip & Carol - Huddersfield

What a lovely narrow boat, all mod cons a home form home - Bob & Julie - Telford

Lovely way to spend  few dayscosy barge with all essentials - Sharon & Shari - Gateshead

March 2017

Thanks for sharing this beautiful boat as a special surprise for my husbands 50th. Adagio is a superb narrowbaot the best we have ever hired and we have hired quite a few! The attention to detail is superb we will be back for longer next time - Ben & Julie North Allerton

November 2016

Hired the barge for my wifes 50th. Had a superb weekend, really cosy & comfortable with panoramic scenery.Thank you for all your help- we will definately be coming again, loved it, made our weekend very special. Julie & Paul -  Altrincham

Lovely time - the best - really enjoyed. Damien & Paula - London

October 2016

Elaine & Eamonn thank you so much - best holiday on a boat ever. First time and definately will not be our last time. Carole & Mick - Hambleton

Relaxing holiday on an outstanding boat! Great scenery & wildlife - loved the kingfishers. Blue the labrador had an amazing time. Many thanks to Eamonn & Elaine. Phil & Julie  - Haslington

Lovely boat, good scenery & wildlife - kingfishers,heron & deer. Thank you Elaine & Eamonn. Linda & Geoff - Penrith

Wonderfully slow week barging on the 'black & white' Hopefully doing it again next year! Thanks Elaine & Eamonn. Eilleen |& Geoff - Penyffrdd

Another great holiday on Adagio which is second to none. Our thanks to Elaine & Eamonn a great couple - weather lovely. John & Shirley - Isle of Man

September 2016

What a great boat we were short of nothing except some decent weather. Thanks E&E. Glenys & Barrie - Stoneyhurst

Wonderful boat! Thank you Eamonn & Elaine for making Ian's birthday so special, we had a brilliant time. Ian & Christine - Banbridge, N Ireland

Lovely relaxing adventure seeing the sights from on board & on terra firma. Hest Bank Inn fab food. Took the train from Carnforth to Grange over Sands, fantastic secenery & pies from Higginsons butchers are stupendous! Kay & Simon - North Wales

Fantastic week on a 5* boat. Enjoyed every minute of it. Thanks E&E for a brilliant holiday. Steph & Allen - Manchester

Wonderful birthday present. 1st time on a canal boat, we had a brilliant time on a brilliant boat! Wendy & Nigel - Warton

Wow! what a way to experience our first time on a canal boat. Loved the 5* interior & the personal touches. Will definately recommend to others. Thanks E&E.Wendy & Laurie - Wigan

August 2016

Lovely boat, fantastic canal had a really relaxing week & great weather. Kay & Steve - Manchester

We would like to thank Eamonn & Elaine for being patient with us novices. We had a fab holiday but weather could have been kinder to us. Tony & Sue

First time on a narrow boat & although the weather was'nt very good we had a lovely time and eally enjoyed ourselves. It's a lovely boat and everything was provided for our needs.. Special thanks to Eamonn & Elaine. Brenda & Rob - Cumbria

We've had a fabulous relaxing time on this 1st class luxury boat Adagio. Great tutoring from Eamonn, lovely weather. Just perfect! Paul & Gwen - Fleetwood

What a lovely boat. A great adventure for us as we are in our 70's but we did it! Another first for us - great! Anne & Ken - Manchester

July 2016

Everything was good,very friendly, fabulous boat, good introduction to narrow boating - superb! Suzanne & Steve - Kendal

Once again we have spent a very enjoyable few days on the good ship Adagio. Eamonn & Elaine were wonderful providing everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. David & Jill - Blackpool

Andrew booked this as a surprise weekend away for my birthday. What a lovely boat! Finishing touches - fresh flowers - dog treats etc - perfect! Our first time on a canal boat floating around, nice and relaxing away from the rest of the world. We would love to come back :) Thank you Eamonn for showing us what to do & taking the time with us. Hope to see you again! Tracey & Andrew - Ulverston

WOW! What a boat, a 5* floating hotel, finishing touches second to none. No better way to spend a relaxing week. Thanks E&E. Judith & John - Marlow

Proffessional yet relaxed and friendly welcome from E&E complimented by a very well designed and executed narrow boat all enhanced by the finishing touches. We thoroughly enjoyed the week & the whole experience. Nevil & Alison - Mottram

June 2016

What an amazing experience on our 1st narrow boat holiday aboard Adagio. Fantastic tutoring from Eamonn and lovely finishing touches from Elaine. See you again next year. Jason & Lindsay - Barrow in Furness

Had a great first time experience on board Adagio - Glen & Mo - Lancashire

Yes it is DEFO LUXURY IN SLOW MOTION!! Adagio is just STUNNING! Brilliant holiday 5* from start to finish. Barry & Helen - Ambleside

An experience we will never forget ( already planning for another trip) The boat is everything we could have wanted and more! Thanks E&E for making this a special holiday. Gail & Mervyn - Wakefield

May 2016

Lovely boat, lovely canal, excellent weather and had a brilliant holiday. Thanks Elaine & Eamonn. Duncan & Angela - Nottingham

We thank you Elaine & Eamonn for providing this perfect mode of transport and your attention to detail,scenery & wildlife made it a most enjoyable experience. Pam & Cliff - Ellan Vannin

Lovely time. Scenery was pleasant as were all the lovely folk we met. Will be back. Thanks so much to Eamonn & Elaine. Val & Mike - Scottish Borders

Had a brilliant time. A fanatstic boat beautifully fitted out and handles like a dream. Thank you for all the special little touches, flowers etc - marvellous. Brenda & Geoff - Chesterfield

Had a great time, lovely boat, weather really good. Lynn & Brian - Teeside

Fab time on a fab boat...1st class, the most luxurious boat we have ever hired and we have hired a few! luxurious interior and all the personal touches make it feel as if it is your own.Loved it! Mary & Beau - Fishguard

Had a great time-even the dog has had a ball, weather nice too. The narrow boat lovely standard-yes we want one! Michael & Melanie - Blackpool

April 2016

Thank you Eamonn & Elaine - superb break- 1st class boat, lovely welcome.First time on a canal boat, great tuuition from Eamonn (will be back) Glen & Gill Littleborough

Tried the Trent & Mersey and the Leeds & Liverpool but the combination of the Lancaster and Adagio is unbeatable! John & Linn - Edinburgh

Thank you for warm welcome and wonderful week on your beautiful narrow boat. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Helen & Mick - Norfolk

Lovely boat good weather, beautiful scenery, friendly people, thanks Eamonn & Elaine. Pat & Carron - Glasgow

Nervous novices to confident sailors - all thanks to Elaine & Eamonn - so friendly & encouraging! A super break despite the weather!! Janet & Geoff - Leeds

Superb in every possible way. Frank & Rhona - Wigan

March 2016

First time on a narrow boat! What a fantastic boat, we had a fab time aboard Adagio! We will be back!! Gordon & Ann - Liverpool

We had a fabulous time despite the weather! Lovely boat!! Thank you so much! Lyn & Suzi - Cotswolds

 

October 2015

A wonderful boat & an amazing honeymoon trip. We can't thank you enough for all you have done for us. Mark & Stephanie - Rainham, Kent

Adagio is a beautiful boat and was an excellent introduction to boating. You have a very smooth, professional organisation, never lose that personal touch. Thank you very much! Adrian & Lisa - Barrow in Furness

Had a fantastic relaxing time. Loads of wild life, great places to eat and wind down. Big thank you to Elaine & Eamonn for a lovely welcome, nothing was too much trouble for them, beautiful boat. Janette & John - Lightwood S-O-T

Lovely, lovely boat, such a relaxing time. Enjoyed every minute, many thanks will definately recommend! Mark & Kay - Barrow

Fabulous few days afloat. Absolutley first class boat first class service from Elaine & Eamonn. Would highly recommend this holiday. Thank you so much. Cath & Len - Bolton

A superb short trip on a beautiful boat. Weather lovely & how lucky! Elaine & Eamonn again proved to be highly professional with their service. Great people - both of you. Many thanks. Pauline & Peter - Lancashire

We have been on a few canal boats but Adagio is second to none - a lovely boat & a lovely warm welcome from Eamonn & Elaine. The complimentaries are the icing on the cake! Thank you even the weather has been kind! John & Shirley - Isle of  Man

September 2015

Beautiful luxurious boat & the amazing attention to detail is amazing. Eamonn & Elaine are so welcoming & extremely helpful. Would definately recommend. Thanks again. Michael & Zena - Lancashire

Thank you for a lovely holiday. You have thought of everything - no annoying trips to the shops for that forgotten something! Lovely boat - Thank you. Highlight, sunset over Morcambe Bay at Hest Bank followed by steak & venison cobbler at the Hest Bank Hotel! Helen & Adrian - Barrow upon Soar

We've had a smashing time on a lovely boat run by lovely people, Eamonn & Elaine. Keep up the good work and thanks for ensuring we had a good time.Alun & Pam - Swansea & Colchester

Lovely boat - lovely places - lovely holiday - put together by E & E - lovely people. We even got lovely weather! John & Sandra - Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute

August 2015

We had a wonderful holiday aboard Adagio. Thank you Eamonn & Elaine for everything. Adagio is a beautiful boat and we look forward to cruising her again. Tom & Wendy - Cumbria

Adagio is the most elegant boat we have ever had. Thank you for your warm welcome and your helpfulness - we had a great time! Christine & Gerhard - Munich, Germany

Kingfishers & Herons viewed from this super smart boat. A great introduction to narrowboating. David & Chrissy - Richmond N Yorks

Very relaxing, comfortable holiday. Seen some lovely sights and met some really nice people. Great holiday! Steve & Maxine - Rotherham

July 2015

Lovely boat & a very relaxing holiday. Maggie & Chris - Derby

"Ronseal" does what it says on the can. Proffessional & well thought out. This is a top rate hire boat and very well run company. As a "very grumpy old man" I do not give praise lightly. Phil & Kath - Southport

Had a fab time, Adagio is home from home. Luxury afloat! We will be back! Thanks for everything E & E, you made us feel so welcome. Julie & Richard - Sheffield

First time afloat! Adagio exceeded all expectations & we can't wait to return. Thankyou for everything Eamonn & Elaine. Alison & John - Ewloe Flintshire

A brilliant few days of peaceful relaxation on a beautiful appointed boat. Thanks to Eamonn & Elaine. Paul & Joanne - Amble, Nothumberland

A very thoughtfully designed & beautifully fitted boat with really good quality equipment. Many thanks also for the extras provided. Len & Pauline -  Harrogate

Had a lovely few days despite the weather. Lovely boat, everything you need, very comfortable. Thanks to Eamonn & Elaine. David & Jill - Blackpool

June 2015

Another relaxing holiday on this lovely canal aboard a lovely boat. Thanks to Elaine & Eamonn for ensuring  that everything is perfect (including the weather) Rober & Lyn - Bedfordshire

Had a lovely few days, complete novices but loved it! Adagio is beautiful, thanks for all the "complimentaries" Steve & Janet - Johnstone Scotland

Nice welcome from owners. Boat smart, very well presented,well equipped, will recommend. Enjoyed Lancaster Canal & will hopefully return in th future. Thanks for everthing. Mark & Lesley Stourbridge

Great boat with everything you need, very relaxing. Enjoyed our break it was an experience. Eamonn & Elaine very welcoming. Thanks for a great time. Joe & Jill - Dumfries & Galloway

May 2015

Wonderful welcome & tuition in how to handle the boat. Boat immaculate & everything we needed was provided. Thankyou both, sorry to leave! David & Joan  - Aberaeron

Thoroughly enjoyed our few days unwinding time. We love the boat - Eamonn & Elaine very welcoming & take care of everything. Dave & Angela - Penrith

Great boat for a short break - wish we could have had it longer! Thanks so much for the great welcome & tutoring too! Cheers! Jessica & Dan South Carolina/Cumbria

Best boat ever, made up for the bad weather. Bill & Sylvia - Stockton

The previous comments have it exactly right. You have it spot on guys! See you soon. Phil & Hil - Clitheroe

April 2015

Thanks for having us again! we've had a lovely relaxing few days in the comfort of Adagio. God bless :) Mick & Moira - Dalton in Furness

We enjoyed our wonderful weekend on this cute & cosy boat. Eamonn & Elaine could'nt have been more welcoming. Avril & Craig - Chorley

Favourite mooring just beore bridge 85 - Kingfishers, Buzzards, peace & quiet!! Beautiful boat, lovely owners, we are now truely rested. Thankyou. Samantha & Simon - Heysham

March 2015

Had a great experience, brilliant boat. Elaine & Eamonn so welcoming, always on hand. Boating was a new experience another tick on things to do. Thankyou. Maureen & Stewart - Lancaster

October 2014

We planned to come back next year but could'nt resist another week...had the first week & the last week! Fantastic & faultless on both occasions, we will be back. Keith & Michelle - Lancashire

What a fantastic 50th birthday surprise! Thanks to E&E for such a warm welcome, your boat is a little bit of luxury on the canal. We've had a lovely time. Jo & Steve - Manchester 

Fantastic boat & Elaine & Eamonn very welcoming & helpful - We shall return! Mike & Moira - Furness Cumbria

WOW... thats the way to do it Duck Island! Exceeded all our expectations...Eamonn & Elaine your website & photo's do not do you justice! Adagio is just superb, definately NOT your typical hire boat, the attention to detail is worthy of a 5 star hotel albeit a floating one! Thank you for the best canal boat holiday we have ever had. Maurice & Jodie - Isle of Skye

Ditto everything said previously. Adagio with a bit of help from the 2 E's did us proud! We had a wonderfully relaxing week. Thanks Adagio...Only technical problem is Adagio refuses to sail past canal pubs! Norma & Pete - Halifax

A wonderful few days relaxing on your gorgeous boat. What a lovely part of the world - we will definately be back! Anna & Paul - Fife

We have thouroughly enjoyed a very relaxing few days on your beautiful boat. Your attention to the small details and the very personal service you provide are second to none. Thank you for a wonderful time. Allan & Morag - Blackburn

September 2014

A lovely long week end! perfect introduction to canals & narrowboating. Karen & Trevor -  North Shields

A lovely time pottering down to Galgate & back. Super boat with everything we needed. Many thanks to you both.  Mike & Sue - Bedfordshire

The reassurance & back up we received enabled us to explore the waterways with confidence, an adventure we intend to repeat. Adagio is a credit to you both. Thank you. Barbara & Jim - Poulton le Fylde

A big thank you to you both for making my Tony's special birthday so very special. It was such a treat for him, it really was great. Thank you. Viv & Tony - Dorset

What a wondeful time we have had on a beautiful boat. Classiest we have ever had in over 25 years of sailing the canals. So thoughtfully planned. We wanted for nothing & beautiful weather also. Thank you for making our holiday so special. Howard & Megan - Swansea

August 2014

Boat was lovely in every way and very well prepared by E & E. Apart from a great relaxing holiday we especially enjoyed the wild life - peregrins, buzzards, grey wagtails, many kingfishers, pike, perch, rudd...Thank you. Nick & Judy - Brighton

Great service. Fab week, loved the boat & the canal. Thank you. Lorraine & Andy - Middlesborough

Perfect in every way...so much nicer in the flesh! Adagio is just beautiful, in fact we have fallen in love with her. We will definately be returning in 2015 but for longer. Mason & Elsbeth - London

A beautifully fitted and very comfortable boat with so much attention to detail. Eamonn & Elaine were really welcoming. Barry & Pauline - Hyde

Did'nt realise 4mph could be so much fun! Lovely boat, lovely scenery, lovely weather. Thanks for everything. Dave & Jen - Thornton - Cleveleys

July 2014

Our 3rd narrowboat hire - Elaine & Eamonn are the best - Great weather - then fierce weather! Adagio drives like a FERARRI - just a tad slower!! Thanks Duck Island. Ernie & Sandra - Toronto Canada

The usual very warm welcome. Lovely boat, great weather. Thanks Eamonn & Elaine. Kath & Jim - Manchester

Great holiday! Really relaxing. Great little boat everything we wanted. Ian & Cathy - Buckinghamshire

Everything more than lived up to our expectations. Eamonn & Elaine you are so generous to share all that comes with your beautiful boat. Thank you. Sue & Steve - Lancaster

Fantastic holiday, fantastic boat. Thank you to Eamonn  & Elaine for a lovely welcome and proffessional touch. Tom & Wendy - Cumbria

June 2014

Super boat, more than lives up to your website description & photo's.Lovely warm welcome aboard. Did you supply the lovely weather also?? Many thanks.George & Dania - Glasgow

Wow what a fantastic break on a beautiful boat & great hospitality...can't wait to return.Paul & Chris (Duchess) - Surrey

Thank you Eamonn & Elaine, what a fantastic few days we have had on your beautiful boat, total relaxation, just what we needed. Lisa & Paul Yorkshire

 Such a beautiful boat with everything we needed on board. All made for a very relaxing & enjoyable weekend - Vicky & Julian - Manchester

May 2014

 Great from start to finish. Wonderful welcome and everything we needed was on board. Best bathroom I've come across on a narowboat. Would certainly like to try again. Thanks Eamonn & Elaine. Marcia & Ben London

 Lovely people, lovely boat, lovely holiday. Mechanical break down sorted asap. Will definately be back. Paul & Helen Dorset

Lovely well fitted out boat with all the mod cons. Thouroughly enjoyed our relaxing break on the canal. A big thank you to Eamonn & Elaine. Mark & Sue - Reading

Very friendly welcome on arrival made to feel at home. Lovely boat very comfortable and a joy to handle. Central heating brilliant. Wonderful week on this gem of a canal. Wendy & Chris - Derbyshire

April 2014

Lovely warm welcome on board by Elaine & Eamonn. Had a fabulous week. Boat so comfortable and loved all the little "extra's" Thanks so much. Mel & Theresa - London

 Relaxation, relaxation, relaxation!! We have spent many many holidays on boats & this is the best we have had so far. will defo be back next year. Thanks. Keith & Michelle - Lancashire

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