Guest Book 2014
What some of our guests said about their experience aboard the Wessex Rose during 2014
|Guest name(s)||Home country||Date of Cruise||Comments|
|Dave and Val Preece||New Zealand||Oct 2014||Thank you both for a fantastic cruise, which we thoroughly enjoyed. We appreciated the excellent food
and first class accommodation and would have no hesitation in recommending the Wessex Rose to anyone
|Ian Tulip||England||Oct 2014||Wonderful food, accommodation and hosts|
|Jo Tulip||England||Oct 2014||Would recommend this 'cruise ship' to anyone, do it if you can!|
|Mike and Susan Allen||Australia||Oct 2014||This was a once in a lifetime experience which you should try to do many times in a lifetime!
Thank you David and Karen, we loved it and very much look forward to seeing you again
|John Poole||England||Oct 2014||Its not 5 star, its 6 star!|
|Brian Mear||England||Oct 2014||Welcoming, comfortable, excellent food & accommodation and company - a fantastic holiday, thank you|
|Clare Mear||England||Oct 2014||We have been treated like royalty!|
|Andy Stone||England||Oct 2014||Great experience and very restful|
|Jay Jacobs||England||Oct 2014||It was such a wonderful, relaxed experience with food to die for!|
|Ashley and Jenny Truluck||England||Oct 2014||Our delightful hosts provided every comfort for us and looked after us really well|
|Alan and Wendy Tickner||England||Oct 2014||A wonderful 4 days - charming hosts, wonderful food and great fun, what else could anyone want?!|
|June Waring||England||Oct 2014||A wonderful, relaxing, luxurious and enjoyable 5 days|
|Dick and Yvonne Austen||Australia||Oct 2014||A wonderful relaxing experience, one to be repeated!|
|Mike & Ellen Shacklock||Canada||Sept/Oct 2014||Fantastic experience. David and Karen couldn't do enough to make our stay
a great experience. Food phenomenal!
|Bill and Sue Pilkington||England||Sept/Oct 2014||Glad that we saw the TV programme. A relaxing holiday, all our expectations met very well.
Good food and all dietary needs met, no worries. Excellent cakes and biscuits!
|S Thompson||Australia||Sept 2014||Hosts are extremely hospitable and food beyond expectations|
|Joan Murfitt||Scotland||Sept 2014||Excellent hosts on a very comfortable boat. Luxury all the way with delicious food.
First class pass from Judge Joan!
|Ian Murfitt||Scotland||Sept 2014||From arriving at the station to the end of the cruise we were made part of the family.
David and Karen made the holiday. Food excellent, entertainment and scenery good too.
|Janet and Mike Stork||England||Sept 2014||A thoroughly relaxing and pleasurable experience|
|Angus McGregor||New Zealand||Sept 2014||Had a wonderful restful few days. Lovely accommodation, marvellous hosts, delicious food!|
|Robert McGregor||New Zealand||Sept 2014||Had a wonderful relaxing cruise. I'll recommend it to friends|
|Mark and Jeri Johnstone||USA||Sept 2014||Great cruise, weather and crew. Thanks for a great time|
|Carl and Doris Schulse||USA||Sept 2014||Fantastic, a delightful memory to last and last. A new perspective on the land we love|
|Michael and Wendy Merryman||England||Aug/Sep 2014||An amazing experience, a professional approach to providing a good holiday break|
|Bev Le Marquand||Jersey||Aug/Sep 2014||Amazing few days, so relaxing. The boat has everything you would want and Karen and David
are excellent hosts.Food was fantastic. Coming again next year.
|Ian Le Marquand||Jersey||Aug/Sep 2014||Super in every way. All the very best for the future, see you again very soon|
|Mike Blewman||New Zealand||Aug/Sep 2014||A very enjoyable experience from start to finish. A must thing to do. Will return.|
|Sue Blewman||New Zealand||Aug/Sep 2014||An experience not to be missed. David and Karen are wonderful hosts.
We will be recommending the Wessex Rose to all our friends and hope to return.
|Judie Koski||USA||August 2014||The cruise is fantastic, beautiful route and boat but most of all Karen and David are top notch!|
|John Koski||USA||August 2014||David and Karen - thank you for a fantastic cruising experience. Your friendliness and hospitality put us
immediately at ease.The accommodations aboard the Wessex Rose are wonderful. The leisurely pace of
our cruise from Bath to Pewsey allowed ample time to walk the towpath and countryside, explore
the towns and villages along the way and to truly relax and experience a bit of rural England. Thank you
for the personal care, you are the perfect hosts.
We will definitely highly recommend your cruises to our friends and I hope to one day join you again.
|Jim and Linda Koski||USA||August 2014||We loved the country experience along the K&A and quite a contrast from London. Karen and David made for a perfect week!|
|Pauline O'Shea||Australia||August 2014||Thoroughly enjoyed this canal boat experience. Certainly exceeded my expectations.|
|Marian Hills||Australia||August 2014||A memorable experience - could not have enjoyed it more. Karen and David are perfect hosts.|
|Simon, Sandra and Dee Cucksey||England||August 2014||We arrived in need of rest and left after a week of being relaxed and spoilt!|
|Peter Kendrick||New Zealand||August 2014||A most enjoyable relaxing holiday. Perfect hosts!|
|Joy Kendrick||New Zealand||August 2014||Thoroughly enjoyed cruise, so easy to wind down to the pace of life|
|Nigel Stickland||New Zealand||August 2014||Terrific to see a long term vision in action with stunning results. Scenery, amazing boat,
yummy food, lovely knowledgeable company. What a success!
|Phillipa Stickland||New Zealand||August 2014||This cruise exceeded my expectations in every way. All of our party (aged from 30-90 yrs)
had a wonderful experience. You turned my dream of a canal holiday into a fabulous reality.
|Sarah Stickland||New Zealand||August 2014||Delicious food, beautiful boat and very friendly welcoming hosts.|
|Alison McEwan||England||August 2014||Fantastic experience, can't wait to do it again! thank you|
|Alan McEwan||England||August 2014||A superb holiday. All fixtures and fittings are of such a high standard.
The menu & presentation were perfect. Karen and David have thought of everything.
|Pamela Dow||USA||August 2014||I have never been treated so wonderfully and with such care while on vacation before.
They went out of their way to make me comfortable and made me feel welcome even before
I got on board! Karen and David are hard working busy people but always take time for you
and always anticipate your every need. Always kind and courteous.
|Cyndy Charker||Australia||August 2014||Hosts David and Karen have thought of everything. Happy to help in any way, happy to talk and
remember little things about your tastes and even anticipate at times. A wonderful experience,
loved it. Congrats to David for the wonderful cooking.
|Paul Frost||England||August 2014||Fantastic retreat, what a way to enjoy the canals. 5 stars all the way * * * * *|
|Toni Frost||England||August 2014||Fantastic time had on board, can't wait to come again|
|Denise Lowen||England||August 2014||A very pleasant and extremely relaxing few days. Delightful hosts who could not have done more to make my stay just lovely|
|Kevin Lowen||England||August 2014||Wessex Rose cruise was a memorable experience not just because the facilities and food were
excellent but because of David and Karen's hospitality!
|Ian and Heather Huke||Australia||August 2014||Great experience, great people, great food! Thank you both|
|Karen Gillingham||England||July 2014||An absolutely fantastic week, good company, good food,
totally relaxed and would definitely book again!
|Terry Gillingham||England||July 2014||Lovely hosts, lovely boat, fantastic cruise, thank you both!|
|John & Rosamund Burton||England||July 2014||We had an excellent holiday with very friendly and attentive hosts|
|Billy Blackman||England||July 2014||Super setting on canals and a good way to chill out with a relaxing
crew and fellow passengers
|Fran & Lynn||England||July 2014||Seriously the best holiday we have had for years
All thanks to Karen & David & Wessie!
|Lynette Reinhard||Australia||July 2014||A fabulous relaxing week on the waterways with amazing hosts!|
|Warren Reinhard||Australia||July 2014||A great holiday adventure, would recommend to anyone
Fantastic couple to go with on a canal boat ride to always remember
|Jenny Weaver||Australia||July 2014||Introduced us to a way of life we knew nothing about, stepping out
of time for a week of relaxing & watching the canal go by
|Ross Weaver||Australia||July 2014||An unforgettable week in beautiful English countryside in absolute luxury!|
|Patricia Carruthers||Australia||July 2014||Great couple, wonderful holiday|
|James Carruthers||Australia||July 2014||Excellent atmosphere to enjoy, highly recommended|
|Beryl Wood||England||July 2014||Very relaxing, far from the madding crowd and so interesting
to converse with other people visiting the canal and enjoying
the walks on the towpath, another world
|Roger Wood||England||July 2014||We have had a very interesting and enjoyable
week with excellent hospitality
|Sharon & Vic Watts||Canada||July 2014||Superb experience, great hosts and chef|
|Sally Scott||New Zealand||July 2014||A highlight of our time in the UK|
|Ron Scott||New Zealand||July 2014||The trip was a joy throughout. Great accommodation, perfect hosts,
clean and tidy, wonderful food and drinks on demand for the thirsty.
|Chris Boatman||England||June/July 2014||Amazing boat, excellent food and service, altogether wonderful|
|Rob Boatman||England||June/July 2014||D&K looked after our needs very well, a most relaxing and enjoyable trip|
|Mary and Allan Sanderson||England||June/July 2014||We have enjoyed every moment , you are so attentive to the comfort and safety
of every guest, we all felt like friends very soon.
|Jean Goff||Australia||June/July 2014||Anyone wanting to really unwind this cruise is the answer|
|Winsome Goff||Australia||June/July 2014||Very enjoyable and relaxing holiday|
|Trish and Arthur Wilks||Australia||June 2014||Wonderful trip, wonderful boat, wonderful food, wonderful host and oh so organised|
|Ken Truman||Australia||June 2014||Excellent hosts, 5 star treatment|
|Barb Truman||Australia||June 2014||Wonderful experience, fabulous food, great hosts|
|Mary Samara-Wickrama||Australia||June 2014||A most enjoyable holiday with charming hosts who kept us well informed about the places we visited.
I would recommend this holiday to those looking for a leisurely trip.
|Roger and Angela||England||June 2014||Fantastic holiday, superb food, wonderful hosts, all we could wish for and much more|
|Colin and Jill Rutherford||England||June 2014||We had the best time with a lovely bunch of people. Fantastic food, great weather
and scenery and such a comfortable 'home' for 4 days. Thank you so much
Karen & David - we hope to return.
|Priscilla Flemming||Australia||June 2014||An excellent cruise with superb catering|
|Paul Flemming||Australia||June 2014||A great way to relax, take in rural England, and be hosted to 5* standards in all respects.|
|John and Shirley Tickett||England||June 2014||Highly recommended. Friendly with excellent service.|
|Lindy Cassedy||England||June 2014||Perfect in every way|
|Tina||Australia||June 2014||What a wonderful experience, thank you|
|Susan Delafield||England||June 2014||We would love to come back again. This is the very best canal cruise we
have done. Lovely couple.
|Robert Anderton||England||June 2014||Having been fed by the world's renowned chefs, David is up there with them.|
|Gill Riley||England||May 2014||We would highly recommend the Wessex Rose. David and Karen ensure that all
guests have a wonderful time. The attention to detail - remembering each guests
personal preferences - is particularly impressive.
|Mary White||England||May 2014||A lovely cruise with friendly hosts, nothing was too much trouble
and our enjoyment was their prime purpose.
|Jack White||England||May 2014||A very relaxing experience|
|Ray and Josie Ashby||England||May 2014||Its a great experience for us canal newbies. Loved every minute of it.|
|Lynne O'Reilly||England||April 2014||Clearly ambassadors in the field of waterways hoteliers|
|Alec Edmonds||England||April 2014||David and Karen ensured we had a very nice time|
|Cathy Sira||England||April 2014||David and Karen are a perfect combination for hosting this
cruise - professional and talented, they are the real deal!
|Gary Sira||England||April 2014||David and Karen provide an outstanding service which compliments
the beautiful experience created by them
|Tony Boulter||England||April 2014||Another excellent relaxing cruise. David and Karen come out top again|
|John and Gillian||Scotland||April 2014||Excellent food on offer, great experience, would do it again|