Guest Book 2019
|Guest name(s)||Home country||Date of Cruise||Comments|
|Martin and Caroline Howard||England||Oct 2019||This is our sixth cruise on the Wessex Rose. They've all been great, but this is possibly the
best we have had. Such an enjoyable experience.
|Helena Herring||England||Oct 2019||As usual a great cruise and such fun|
|Jerry Cuthbert||England||Oct 2019||Another excellent cruise - a big thank you to Karen and David|
|Avril Cuthbert||England||Oct 2019||An excellent cruise all round, thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.|
|Anita Madorin||England||Oct 2019||Everything perfect, a thoroughly enjoyable break|
|Roy Madorin||England||Oct 2019||Great experience. Karen and David looked after us. Couldn't have done more|
|Sally Tucker||England||Oct 2019||If you want excellence - fly Wessex Rose!|
|Phil Tucker||England||Oct 2019||In naval Jack speak they run a very tight ship|
|Brian Edwards and Jackie Layton||Australia||Oct 2019||Food was absolutely amazing and tasty. The barge was the best I've ever seen.|
|Terry and Ann Webb||England||Oct 2019||Our fourth time, this tells it all!|
|Judith Stewart-Young||England||Oct 2019||An interesting and different holiday|
|Pat Mackenzie||England||Oct 2019||I am a happy bunny!|
|Dawn and Tony Dennis||England||Oct 2019||Peaceful, relaxing, fantastic food, enjoyable company - we felt that nothing was too much trouble.
David and Karen went out of their way to make our trip truly wonderful. Thank you
|Elaine Harlow||England||Oct 2019||My second holiday aboard the Wessex Rose with David and Karen was above expectation - even
more enjoyable than the first. Their hospitality oozes a real family feel which is so rare. Just can't
wait to join them again for another exciting trip.
|Dorothy Foy||England||Oct 2019||Enjoyed every minute of the cruise|
|Keith Hammond||England||Sept 2019||As ever excellent hosts, food and general ambiance. Great trip. Food that is as good as any top restaurant.|
|Sue Hammond||England||Sept 2019||Brilliant - no two trips are ever the same!|
|Maureen Fieldhouse||England||Sept 2019||Great hosts, great food. All in all a fantastic experience|
|Mike Fieldhouse||England||Sept 2019||A restful and interesting way of putting on weight!|
|Lynn Rowe||England||Sept 2019||Our 5th cruise this year!! Still as fresh today as ever.|
|Fran Howard||England||Sept 2019||The Wessie is for life, not just a holiday|
|Dorothy Harris||England||Sept 2019||I have never been disappointed after 4 cruises|
|Susan Harris||England||Sept 2019||Always so helpful and friendly. Excellent catering. We've already booked for next year.|
|Ken and Margaret Harry||England||Sept 2019||Karen and David are tireless in doing everything possible for the comfort and care of their guests.|
|Teresa Lillington||England||Sept 2019||Would highly recommend this totally relaxing holiday. From the comfort of the accommodation to
the meals, cakes & cookies and the excellent service that David and Karen provide makes a truly
amazing holiday. Will return.
|Ken Lillington||England||Sept 2019||Excellent cruise, will return|
|Joan Martin||Australia||Sept 2019||Very informative, professionally run cruise|
|Joy Virgo||Australia||Sept 2019||Very enjoyable and well run cruise|
|Charlie Shaw||England||Sept 2019||Once again a most enjoyable, relaxing cruise on a rural route with good company and Karen and David of course.|
|Joan Shaw||England||Sept 2019||How lucky are we. Great weather, great company, great everything|
|John Norman||England||Sept 2019||The experience is second to none but still continues to improve.|
|Janet Ashton||England||Sept 2019||Karen and David you standards continue to astound.|
|Dick Hemming||England||Sept 2019||A brilliant holiday. David and Karen looked after us superbly. Wessex Rose is wonderful.
We have already booked our next cruise.
|Louise Hemming||England||Sept 2019||A perfect start to our 30th year of marriage. Wonderful hosts, accommodation, delicious
food and great company. Can't wait to come back.
|Carol Fairbanks||England||August 2019||We've traveled in several different hotel boats and this is easily the best.
The food is excellent and very varied.
|John Fairbanks||England||August 2019||This is without question one of the best hotel boats|
|Lynn Rowe||England||August 2019||Brilliant as always!!|
|Carolann Leland||New Zealand||August 2019||This was my second trip. I expect and hope there will be a third|
|Martin and Caroline Howard||England||August 2019||This was our first trip on the Thames in the Wessex Rose. Very different from the canal, but
equally enjoyable. A great voyage.
|Joan Howard||England||August 2019||Amazing boat - owned and run by an amazing couple!!|
|Tim and Ruth Delves||England||August 2019||A lovely relaxing break. Full of interesting information with extra details provided by David and Karen|
|Paul Ludford||England||August 2019||Once again an amazing experience. Karen and David are excellent hosts.|
|Margaret Ludford||England||August 2019||Karen and David were excellent friendly hosts as always. Fantastic boating skills, fabulous food.
A relaxing and interesting holiday.
|Lynn Max||Australia||August 2019||I would highly recommend this cruise to anyone. David and Karen go out of their way to make sure you are
really comfortable. David was amazing at adapting his menu to my gluten free/dairy free needs. His meals
were amazing. They both make the perfect hosts. Thank you so much for a holiday to remember.
|Gail Jordan||Australia||August 2019||We had the most enjoyable and relaxing time. If the opportunity ever came again I would definitely choose
Wessex Rose. Thank you David and Karen, you have made our holiday perfect.
|Alex Currie||Canada||July 2019||This was the third cruise in under 24 months and this is just the best way to enjoy England and it's waterways.
David and Karen are just the best! Looking forward to May 2020. Superb
|Cheryl Currie||Canada||July 2019||Absolutely wonderful as usual. This is our 3rd cruise and can't wait
until next year for our 4th
|Sharon Bartholomew||Canada||July 2019||Another great time, thank you David and Karen|
|Paul Bartholomew||Canada||July 2019||Enjoyed the adventure, thank you|
|Josephine Fraser||Canada||July 2019||Absolutely amazing trip. The trip of a lifetime.|
|Fred Fraser||Canada||July 2019||A peaceful, leisurely cruise through historic and interesting countryside|
|Lynette and Warren Reinhard||Australia||July 2019||We've had the most amazing canal boat cruises. Everything was just perfect including your hospitality
and as we've always said, we're sure David would win Masterchef! Not to mention Karen's delicious
cakes and cookies. Thank you so much!
|Catherine Byrne||New Zealand||July 2019||Once again a very enjoyable experience. Karen and David's hospitality is superb!|
|Michael Byrne||New Zealand||July 2019||Definitely 5 star accommodation, food and experience|
|David and Lynn Goldsbrough||USA||July 2019||Just about the perfect holiday! A unique combination of boating, walking and wonderful
|Katie Gillingham||England||July 2019||An absolutely fantastic holiday. A wonderful opportunity to 'switch off' and take in the surroundings.
Nothing is too much trouble and I'll definitely be back. Thank you Karen and David! x
|Terry Gillingham||England||July 2019||Once again you have provided us with a superb cruising experience on a new route.
Thank you both so much for everything xx
|Karen Gillingham||England||July 2019||Yet again a fantastic week, this being our fourth time! Can't wait to book the next one!|
|Barbara Anderson||USA||June 2019||A truly exceptional experience. Awesome hosts! Food fabulous. I can't say enough good about
this adventure! That's why this is our 2nd time and hopefully more to come.
|Craig Anderson||USA||June 2019||Always a memorable experience. David and Karen are the consummate hosts.
Everything was wonderful. They are both great chefs and Karen is one heck of a boat driver!!
|Judy and Peter Benda||Australia||June 2019||Thank you again for a wonderful experience|
|Zina Wilson||England||June 2019||This is a unique 5 star way of discovering the UK|
|Bernard Wilson||England||June 2019||Very enjoyable holiday|
|Dawn and Ken Trowbridge||England||June 2019||An excellent relaxing 7 day cruise with brilliant food and attentive hosts|
|Jill Lake||England||June 2019||This makes a very comfortable and relaxing break even when the weather doesn't fully co-operate!|
|Rob Sauer||Australia||June 2019||A very special week. Charming hosts enhanced by delightful fellow travellers.|
|Kate Sauer||Australia||June 2019||Karen and David, the boat, the food, drinks etc were all so much more than expected.
Thank you so much!
|Charlie Shaw||England||June 2019||Our 4th trip completing Bristol to Windsor on water with Karen's expert boatmanship and a happy
stomach from David's kitchen.
|Joan Shaw||England||June 2019||1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th time lucky. Great fun!|
|Jock and Yvonne Laird||Sccotland||May 2019||First class service throughout the cruise in every aspect|
|Pat and David Laycock||England||May 2019||Made very welcome by David and Karen who were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent
and skilled handling of the boat made for a smooth trip
|Ann Fox||England||May 2019||David and Karen are great hosts, Karen a great helmsman and David a great cook! We had a great time.|
|Chris Fox||England||May 2019||A good cruising holiday|
|Mike Hewitt||England||May 2019||A wonderful experience - highly recommended|
|Jean Hewitt||England||May 2019||This is a must do experience. Well designed boat, outstanding service, relaxing, excellent food.
Just wanted the experience to continue.
|Tina Blockley||England||May 2019||100% relaxation - a retreat on the canal|
|Lynn and Fran||England||May 2019||Just completed our 17th cruise on the Wessie, nuff said!|
|Debra Worsnop||New Zealand||May 2019||Truly one of my best travel experiences!! Thank you both|
|Ken and Margaret Harry||England||May 2019||A very peaceful and reviving holiday and to quote our 9 year old after a cross
Atlantic trip "a delicious way to travel"
|Margaret Matheson||Australia||May 20189||Wonderful hosts - nothing was too much trouble. An unforgettable experience|
|Heather Morris||Australia||May 2019||Karen and David went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. They are knowledgeable about
the region and are happy to share their information
|Janelle Pratten||Australia||May 2019||David and Karen are the most amazing hosts. This is our 2nd cruise with them and we loved it
as much as the first time. All meals are amazing and the morning & afternoon teas are beautiful.
Highly recommend a trip on the WR
|Tony Paine||Australia||May 2019||Second time on the Wessex Rose. Really enjoyable experience|
|Sue Watchman||Australia||May 2019||This has way exceeded our expectations. I think you have it 'right'.|
|Neville Watchman||Australia||May 2019||Truly a wonderful experience with nothing to improve|
|Noreen and Tom Woolaghan||England||May 2019||One of the best holidays - very restful - every need catered for|
|Jan Clark||England||May 2019||Fabulous time, food excellent, accommodation amazing use of space.
Karen and David excellent hosts and work hard.
|Steve Clark||England||May 2019||Fantastic adventure. can do as much or as little as you like. Great hospitality and food.|
|Jan and Dave Barrs||England||April 2019||As usual, just right!!!|
|Colin Chattoe||England||April 2019||Will certainly recommend to family and friends. Best holiday afloat!|
|Nick and Christine Mason||England||April 2019||David and Karen are absolutely excellent hosts|
|Lynn and Fran||England||April 2019||Thank you for everything but more importantly thank you for being you! xxx|
|Duncan Harris||England||April 2019||Good food, great hosts - heartily recommended.|
|Colin Garnham||England||April 2019||A cruise with a difference. David and Karen have got it just right.|
|Hilda Garnham||England||April 2019||Karen and David are the perfect hosts, adding those little extra touches to make it a special holiday.|
|Paul Cooper||England||April 2019||Amazingly designed boat, run brilliantly by David and Karen|
|Vivien Cooper||England||April 2019||We have had a very enjoyable few days and have eaten some excellent food.
Full marks to David and Karen