What our guests have said about their experience aboard the Wessex Rose this year
|Guest name(s)||Home country||Date of Cruise||Comments|
|Ian and Janice Law||New Zealand||Oct 2017||A lovely relaxing memorable experience - 5 stars. We've already recommended you to our travel agent!|
|Sheena Cribb||Australia||Oct 2017||I thoroughly enjoyed this cruise from Newbury to Bedwyn. It was a highlight of my trip back to Britain|
|Sylvia Law||England||Oct 2017||Great experience, top class 'home from home'|
|Doug Law||England||Oct 2017||This has been a magical trip. Thank you for a super few days|
|Stuart Smith||Australia||Oct 2017||What a superb cruise. A highlight of our UK/Europe holiday|
|Monica Smith||Australia||Oct 2017||Most relaxing 5 days ever on holiday, every wish was catered for. Food fantastic!|
|Sandra and Simon Cucksey||England||Oct 2017||Superb relaxing cruise, excellent food and company. See you in July!|
|Catherine||New Zealanbd||Oct 2017||Another brilliant holiday!|
|Michael||New Zealand||Oct 2017||A lovely cruise|
|John Cole||USA||Oct 2017||All of the charm and graciousness of England in a 69'x12' setting!
The best way to experience this great country.
|Elisa Cole||USA||Oct 2017||David and Karen are most gracious hosts. Beauty and efficiency are designed into the Wessex Rose.
A one of a kind vacation experience that we plan to repeat.
|John Welch||England||Oct 2017||Our return this year to do two back to back cruises has only confirmed that Karen and David,
with Wessex Rose, provide a wonderful experience. We will be back!
|Pat Welch||England||Oct 2017||Once again great hosts, great holiday!|
|Kathy Carroll||USA||Oct 2017||Better than I ever imagined!|
|Margaret Ludford||England||Oct 2017||Thank you for another excellent trip.|
|Paul Ludford||England||Octt 2017||Thank you David and Karen. You go the extra mile to ensure your guests are
safe, comfortable, well fed and happy. Well done in all respects
|Christine and Roger||Guernsey||Oct 2017||A wonderful holiday again! Too short, next time we will have to come for longer!|
|Michael Azurdia||England||Oct 2017||Thoroughly enjoyable experience|
|Mike Bullock||South Africa||Octt 2017||Went beyond the normal call of duty|
|Wray Bullock||South Africa||Oct 2017||Wonderful trip, would love to do it again|
|Penny Yeowell||England||Sept 2017||An excellent cruise - looking forward to the one we've already booked in Sept 2018|
|Norman Yeowell||England||Sept 2017||Exceeded expectations|
|David and Lynn Goldsbrough||USA||Sept 2017||The best holiday we have had in England. We have just completed our second cruise and
would recommend the Wessex Rose to anyone
|Einar and Margaret Jensen||New Zealand||Sept 2017||We were so looking forward to this trip and happy to say everything
far exceeded our expectations
|Sue Koller||USA||Sept 2017||Great, wonderful, lovely! Many memories to cherish|
|Karen Knaub||USA||Sept 2017||Best trip ever! You guys are wonderful and terrific hosts|
|Jean and Terry Northwood||England||Sept 2017||We have never met a team like Karen and David for whom nothing is too much trouble
and they deserve their success
|Debbie||England||Sept 2017||Wonderful, hope to see you again|
|Lois Aslett||England||Sept 2017||A really lovely experience. David and Karen work so hard and were very helpful throughout|
|Mike Fieldhouse||England||Sept 2017||Unwind and enjoy|
|Maureen Fieldhouse||England||Sept 2017||Great trip, good food, good company|
|Keith Hammond||England||Sept 2017||Great experience, great friendly hosts, excellent food, very relaxing time|
|Sue Hammond||England||Sept 2017||A great way to meet new friends from home and abroad|
|Earl Skaarup||Canada||Sept 2017||Truly the trip of a lifetime!!|
|Marcia Skaarup||Canada||Sept 2017||Fabulous crew, boat and trip. Thanks for making our time with you so special. A unique
experience, so glad that I did it.
|Cheryl MacDonald||Canada||Sept 2017||It was an absolutely wonderful vacation and a unique experience|
|Alex Currie||Canada||Sept 2017||This trip was a bucket list item that exceeded all expectation in a truly superlative way such
that it is still a bucket list item!
|Paul Bartholomew||Canada||Sept 2017||This was our first experience on a hotel boat. If the Lord is good to me I will return.|
|Sharon Bartholomew||Canada||Sept 2017||Wonderful experience, great hosts, exceptional food|
|Rikki Sewell||England||Aug 2017||Full marks plus to David and Karen - friendly, caring, super efficient, indefatigable :
Nothing too much trouble. A most wonderful happy holiday
|Tony and Lynne Moeller||England||Aug 2017||Nothing too much trouble - very enjoyable - our second trip!|
|Warren Reinhard||Australia||Aug 2017||This was the first adventure we booked for our UK holiday this time.
We have had a thoroughly good time thanks to you Karen and David, thank you very much
|Lynette Reinhard||Australia||Aug 2017||Another amazing cruise. Thank you so much David and Karen for making it perfect again!|
|Janet Anderson||England||Aug 2017||What a team! Total professionalism and commitment.
Thought last year was good, this year was even better!
|Alan Anderson||England||Aug 2017||Lovely boat, lovely people. Took relaxation to a new level. Highly recommended|
|Elaine Morley||England||Aug 2017||Had a fabulous week. Karen and David are excellent hosts
and the boat is beautiful
|Chris Morley||England||Aug 2017||Definitely a bucket list experience|
|Cheryl Tutton||England||Aug 2017||Another fab holiday! Many thanks, what more could we have wished for
Will definitely come again - if you will have us!
Thank you so much for your hospitality
|John Tutton||England||Aug 2017`||Once again a fantastic holiday - worth being 70 for!|
|Brian and Daphne Rollings||England||Aug 2017||A thoroughly enjoyable trip|
|John N||England||Aug 2017||The most relaxing and carefree holiday I could have with lots of local information from Karen and
David. I'm booked for next year!
|Martin||England||Aug 2017||Quite simply superb - one of the best holidays you will have|
|Grace||England||Aug 2017||There's nothing quite like it!|
|Chas McGregor||England||Aug 2017||Warm welcome, good food, good accommodation, great hosts|
|Christine McGregor||England||Aug 2017||Everything you needed was in the cabin to the minor detail. Host and hostess brilliant!|
|Ben and Christine||USA||Aug 2017||We had an excellent cruise! Will definitely recommend it to friends|
|Pauline Willett||England||Aug 2017||Friendly relaxed atmosphere in luxury surroundings|
|Carol Fairbanks||England||Aug 2017||An excellent cruise altogether and crew could not have been more helpful or efficient|
|John Fairbanks||England||Aug 2017||We felt welcome from our arrival on the first day|
|Bill and Sue Pilkington||England||July 2017||Another excellent relaxing holiday, looking forward to next year!|
|Bob Anderton||England||July 2017||Paradise on water!|
|Susan Anderton||England||July 2017||Great as ever, cannot wait for the next time|
|Keith and Suzanne Oliver||Australia||July 2017||Great cruise, loved it all, many thanks|
|Lynn Rowe||England||July 2017||Tenth cruise next time, cant wait!|
|Steve Hewitt||England||July 2017||If you like small boat cruising this is a must. Booked second trip on day 4 of holiday!|
|Dalene Nelson||New Zealand||July 2017||The boat is lovely and so are the owners|
|Rita Boettcher||USA||July 2017||Once in a lifetime experience - leisure - gourmet food - scenery awesome - locks fun - Thank you!|
|Stu and Michelle||New Zealand||July 2017||Fantastic relaxing cruise - great hosts, great food, very good house wine, can't
fault the boat it's fantastic. This trip should be on every travellers bucket list
|Gary and Ruby Taylor||England||July 2017||Really enjoyable trip|
|Jock and Yvonne Laird||Scotland||July 2017||How can you improve on perfection!|
|Susan Harris||England||July 2017||Never mind Fred Olsen, big ships and going abroad, the canals and rivers are far more interesting,
especially the wildlife
|Dorothy Harris||England||July 2017||We came last year, we are coming again next year - this says it all!|
|Bim and Maureen Garrett||England||July 2017||Karen and David work extremely hard to make a perfect holiday for everyone|
|Terry Gillingham||England||June 2017||Thank you David and Karen for another fantastic cruise, which one shall we do next?|
|Karen Gillingham||England||June 2017||A fantastic 9 day cruise! Our 3rd cruise with Wessex Rose, can't wait for the 4th!|
|Rosemary Richards||Isle of Man||June 2017||A lovely cruise with good companions. All your help and support appreciated at such a difficult time,|
|Radney Fisher||USA||June 2017||Wonderful experience|
|Helen and John Kielly||Australia||June 2017||A premium hotel experience on water - your hosting, guiding, cooking and water skills gave us again
a unique holiday and amazing insights into the communities on the river. Can't thank you enough!!
|Bill and Sue Pilkington||England||June 2017||Lovely relaxing holiday. All special dietary needs fully met. This was our fifth cruise and already
looking forward to our sixth and seventh cruises already booked on Wessex Rose.
|Ruth Honnashagen||Norway||June 2017||My family and I took a 3 night trip in 2015 and we wanted to come back for another trip. It is
not only the relaxing life on board the boat, but for us Norwegians this landscape around canals
and rivers is so different, beautiful and calming too. And David and Karen are helpful and lovely
|Knut Honnashagen||Norway||June 2017||This is our 2nd trip, back again soon!|
|Martin and Judy Drury||England||June 2017||Restful, beautiful views, amazing food, fun doing the locks. D&K informative about the area
and the canals
|Mary and Brian Gardner||England||June 2017||We were looked after royally!|
|David Arblaster||England||June 2017||See you next year!|
|Lynn Rowe||England||May 2017||This was my 8th cruise and I've booked another 4, enough said!|
|Kay Wong||South Africa||May 2017||An unforgettable lifetime experience|
|Pat Jay||England||May 2017||David and Karen made us feel very welcome. Had a wonderful time and would really recommend
this trip. Thank you Karen and David
|Joy Edson||England||May 2017||A truly wonderful introduction to canal living - excellent service and thoroughly spoilt|
|Barry Edson||England||May 2017||'tis all fitting, 'tis all proper, 'tis all superb!|
|Avril and Jerry Cuthbert||England||May 2017||Thoroughly enjoyed our 5 day cruise, it was relaxing, nothing was too much trouble
enhanced by the excellent food. Can highly recommend
|Caroline and Martin Howard||England||May 2017||This is our third time and we'll be back again|
|Heather Cameron||New Zealand||May 2017||You are both so professional and made my stay very special. Thank you|
|Kate De Thierry||New Zealand||May 2017||Wonderfiul thoughtful hosts, everything appears to happen in an effortless way|
|Joan Shaw||England||May 2017||5 star well deserved|
|Charlie Shaw||England||May 2017||Excellent again|
|Tryphena Orchard||England||May 2017||Like being a guest at a family party with the addition of the canal experience|
|Neville Orchard||England||May 2017||After two most enjoyable cruises have booked for a third with complete confidence|
|Robert Ladner||USA||May 2017||Enjoyed the cruise very much|
|Cathy O'Sullivan||USA||May 2017||The hotel that comes to you and takes you away on holiday!|
|Janet Ashton||England||May 2017||Another fantastic experience, congratulations on your continuing success|
|Colin Ashton||England||May 2017||Fantastic, will come again|
|Edward Conyers||England||May 2017||An excellent holiday in every respect, very enjoyable and relaxing|
|Jennifer Conyers||England||May 2017||Lovely relaxing holiday again. Loved a four of our holidays so far.
Food great, David and Karen very welcoming
|John Taylor||England||May 2017||I don't know how you do it but I am so very glad you do!|
|Shirley Taylor||England||May 2017||We appreciate all the hard work and effort to make our trip such an enjoyable one|
|Jen and Don Prior||England||April 2017||Have loved every minute. Delicious food. Truly a hotel on water deserving of 5*. Karen and David
are quite incredible, tireless energy giving the best possible holiday. We'll be back!
|Chris Hibbert||England||April 2017||Fantastic experience, thanks a lot!|
|Jenny and Alan Watt||England||April 2017||We had a wonderful time|
|Kate and Vincent Blake||Australia||April 2017||A must do on your bucket list. Amazing scenery, one of the most relaxing holidays you could take!|
|Lynne and Tony Moeller||England||April 2017||An experience not to be missed|
|Cindy Griffiths||USA||April 2017||One of the best relaxing vacations we have ever taken. Karen and David are outstanding hosts.
They work as a team and make everything special for their guests. Thank you so much!!
|Fawn Beck||USA||April 2017||Everything was excellent, thank you for the experience!|
|John Richardson||England||April 2017||Enforced relaxation - could not be better, and really lovely meals.
Best thanks to Karen and David. Hope to be back soon
|Paul Richardson||England||April 2017||Warm welcome and excellent service. The boat design is impressive and it feels like a luxury
but relaxed hotel. Fantastic attention to detail.
|Stephanie Sharpe||USA||April 2017||I thought everything was perfect|
|Mike Costin||England||April 2017||Just do it!|
|Wendy Page||England||April 2017||Fantastic experience. David and Karen were incredible hosts - experienced, knowledgeable
and very passionate. Wish we had booked a longer cruise!
|Ali and Bob Brady||England||April 2017||We've had a fantastic time and will definitely do this again|
|Caroline and Martin Howard||England||April 2017||A unique experience combining five star luxury with canal cruising, we'll be back!|
|Pat MacKenzie||England||April 2017||Peaceful and luxurious, a complete rest|
|Helena Herring||England||April 2017||Great boat, great hosts, great time!|