Guest Book 2015
|Guest name(s)||Home country||Date of Cruise||Comments|
|Mark Buckle||Australia||Oct 2015||Whole experience unbelievably excellent. Can't do it justice with any
narrative. Has to be experienced to be believed!
I can honestly say I've never had a more enjoyable relaxed time.
|Sue Buckle||Australia||Oct 2015||This is a wonderful, 'must-do' experience! It exceeded our expectations.
So much to do, to learn and to eat!
|Gae Palmer||New Zealand||Oct 2015||You're a fantastic team. I feel you've thought of every detail and your personal
input is wonderful. I thought I was ticking 'canal boating' off my bucket list,
but its back on at the top!
|Jean Cuthbert||England||Oct 2015||Nothing too much trouble. Very well looked after. Lovely scenery.|
|Lynn Rowe||England||Oct 2015||The enthusiasm and welcome from D&K is as brilliant at the end of the season
as at the beginning (and we would know as we were there for both!).
Perfect in every way
|Rosemary Harle||England||Oct 2015||Enjoyed the cruise very much. Thank you!|
|Liz Gilmore||England||Oct 2015||Lovely relaxing cruise, fabulous|
|Di Head||Australia||Oct 2015||The trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal gives a fascinating insight into the canal and its
history, and allows a glimpse into the lives of the many people who live on narrow
(and other) boats on the canal.
Both David and Karen are very lovely, easy to get along with people, experts on the
canal and working their hotel barge in great style
|Mike Gascoigne||Australia||Oct 2015||A great experience with a great crew|
|Celia and Graham||England||Oct 2015||Lovely relaxing week with amazing food - a true five star experience|
|Fabrice Quertain||Belgium||Oct 2015||Wessex Rose is without doubt the most comfortable way to
discover the English inland waterways in style!
|Sophie Racquez||Belgium||Oct 2015||We had wonderful holidays with you. Thank you for this old dream that could come true.|
|Susan Capner||England||Oct 2015||Karen & David make this experience really special,
they are friendly, informative and fantastic hosts
|Gareth Capner||England||Oct 2015||Unique - the best way to see the secret parts of Southern England|
|Christine and Roger||Guernsey||Oct 2015||Exceeded expectations|
|Sue Renyard||England||Oct 2015||Thoroughly recommended, brilliant hosts|
|Jill and Colin Rutherford||England||Oct 2015||Another fantastic cruise with great company. A truly relaxing break.
Thank you for looking after us so well. Diet starts tomorrow!
|Edward and Jennifer Conyers||England||Oct 2015||A most enjoyable holiday with good company - our second time|
|Alan McEwan||England||Sept/Oct 2015||We had our first cruise on the Wessex Rose last year and enjoyed it so much we had to
come back again this year along with our children and our daughter's boyfriend.
David and Karen are so friendly and welcoming, it was as if we had never been away.
|Alison McEwan||England||Sept/Oct 2015||Loved our second experience on the Wessex Rose. Hope we see you again
sometime to do the Caen Hill flight!
|Katrina||England||Sept/Oct 2015||A perfect few days! An amazing boat, brilliant food and lovely scenery.
A thoroughly relaxing break. Thanks to David and Karen for being great hosts.
|Jonathan Purshouse||England||Sept/Oct 2015||A thoroughly nice stay! I would happily recommend it to anyone and everyone.
Excellent care and attention has been paid to getting everything right on board
and on the cruise. Excellent hosts.
|Andrew||England||Sept/Oct 2015||Really relaxing trip on a lovely spacious boat. Excellent escape from working life
to a beautiful stretch of English countryside. Highly recommended.
|Annie||England||Sept 2015||Perfect boat, perfect food, perfect weather, perfect company!|
|Jane||England||Sept 2015||A few days of blissful R&R with fab co travellers and superb hosts-perfect!|
|Bob and Marney Reid||Canada||Sept 2015||Excellent service|
|Linda Hill||USA||Sept 2015||I feel so fortunate to have been on Wessex Rose|
|Dave Leonard||USA||Sept 2015||Worth every glowing comments and reviews. Five star for sure!|
|Pat and Chuck Mickleson||USA||Sept 2015||You have done a fantastic job with all the many many details.
Food was outstanding, thanks for a great trip
|Chris Boatman||England||Sept 2015||A wonderful holiday again. David and Karen are excellent hosts and the food and
company were marvellous
|Rob B||England||Sept 2015||Return visit as good as the first!|
|Mary Huggins||England||Sept 2015||David and Karen are wonderful hosts. Nothing was too much trouble.|
|Jock Huggins||England||Sept 2015||A very friendly welcome and superb food|
|Caryl and Barry Frank||USA||Aug/Sep 2015||Super vacation! Very relaxing, beautiful scenery, exceptional hosts!|
|Deirdre Jermy||England||Aug/Sep 2015||Wish we could have stayed for a month|
|Bryan Jermy||England||Aug/Sep 2015||The most relaxing holiday|
|Jean and Arthur Bignall||England||Aug/Sep 2015||Thank you for a lovely holiday and all you have done for us. Service and food were excellent|
|Sandy Wood||USA||August 2015||Beautiful experience|
|Robert||USA||August 2015||Like spending a week with friends. An awesome way to experience the English countryside.
Better than I imagined.Great trip
|Ian Le Marquand||Jersey||August 2015||Absolutely fantastic 5 days, the most fantastic way to unwind. Both David and Karen
are brilliant hosts.
|Bev Le Marquand||Jersey||August 2015||Our second time on the Wessex Rose. Another amazing time unwinding and relaxing.
Karen and David are amazing hosts and the food is spectacular.
|Michael and Wendy Merryman||England||August 2015||Excellent food, good service and a friendly atmosphere. Makes for a lovely cruise|
|John and Iris Henley||England||August 2015||The whole cruise certainly 5 star in all aspects without any reservation|
|Mary Crofts||England||August 2015||Lovely holiday, please can we come again?|
|Colin Crofts||England||August 2015||In every respect all that we hoped for and even more|
|Beryl Lewis||Wales||August 2015||Really exceptional hosts and food|
|Lyn Cowan||England||August 2015||I think you have produced a wonderful unique holiday. Many thanks to you|
|Gillian Hannah||England||August 2015||Overall wonderful experience|
|Brian Rollings||England||August 2015||I would happily recommend the journey to anyone|
|Daphne Rollings||England||August 2015||An excellent holiday|
|Peter Hampson||England||August 2015||Hospitality with a capital 'H'!|
|Marie Davies||England||August 2015||Wonderful fresh air, wild life, comfort, relaxation and excellent food. Will definitely try again|
|Margaret Spurgeon||England||July/Aug 2015||Beautiful boat, lovely hosts, excellent weeks holiday|
|David Spurgeon||England||July/Aug 2015||Beautifully fitted boat with excellent food wonderfully presented|
|Ray Merrin||England||July/Aug 2015||Everything perfect, a wonderul 7 days. Thanks David and Karen|
|Hazel Merrin||England||July/Aug 2015||With thanks to David and Karen for the most wonderful holiday. The hospitality was
first class and the food amazing
|Anita Fraser||England||July/Aug 2015||5 star in every area.All worries sorted, all problems solved and done with
charm and genuine concern
|Angus Fraser||England||July/Aug 2015||A wonderful experience, nothing too much trouble for our excellent host & hostess,
|John and Rosamund Burton||England||July 2015||Karen and David made us very welcome and worked hard to make the cruise a
success, which it was
|Phyllis Bratt||USA||July 2015||A delightful way to unwind, beautiful scenery, great company, delicious food.
I am ready to do it again!
|Jim Bratt||USA||July 2015||A wonderful slow paced time to do nothing!|
|Paul and Mary Davis||USA||July 2015||Excellent service-very attentive. Excellent food - handled vegetarian extremely well.
Great time to relax in the middle of our vacation.
|Terry Gillingham||England||July 2015||Thank you both for another memorable trip. So relaxing, keep up your
excellent work until our next cruise!
|Karen Gillingham||England||July 2015||Yet again an excellent holiday away from it all - can't wait to book again for 2016!|
|Bill and Sue Pilkington||England||July 2015||Very relaxing holiday with no worries and good company. Excellent hosts|
|Trish and Arthur Wilks||Australia||July 2015||Another wonderful experience - so relaxing with David and Karen being exemplary hosts.|
|Angela and Roger||England||July 2015||Another excellent holiday.Karen and David are wonderful hosts, they listen
to their customers. Top marks!
|Jim and Kerri Hayman||Australia||July 2015||An excellent trip on a comfortable boat with excellent food and hosts.
A delightful and memorable vacation.
|Diane and Greg Timms||Australia||July 2015||A great time with family and friends|
|Ken and Margaret Harry||England||June/July 2015||A splendid holiday. A complete change from the normal hustle and bustle.|
|Joan Shaw||England||June/July 2015||A great new experience and a wonderful 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Many thanks, we will return!
|Charlie Shaw||England||June/July 2015||A great way to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary cruising on the Wessex Rose|
|Elisabeth Grande||Norway||June 2015||Have had a fabulous time on board. All three generations (6 yrs to 79 yrs) agree
we would love to come back
|Ingrid Grande||Finland||June 2015||I'd give you suggestions for improvement if only I could think of any. There are none
in my opinion!
|Sissi Grande||Finland||June 2015||I enjoyed the boat trip|
|Simon Grande||Finland||June 2015||Tip Top!|
|Ruth Honnashagen||Norway||June 2015||Excellent, relaxing, nice for a family together|
|Knut Honnashagen||Norway||June 2015||We will recommend the trip to all our friends|
|Radney Fisher||USA||June 2015||Fabulous experience|
|Lee and Ted Chapman||Australia||June 2015||Fantastic holiday, wonderful Karen and David, great hotel barge, beautiful scenery
what more could you want!
|Catherine and Michael Byrne||New Zealand||June 2015||Great hosts, enjoyable experience, food fantastic|
|Maureen Garrett||England||June 2015||Loved every minute. A great birthday experience enhanced by a great chocolate cake and
champagne from Karen and David. Great hosts.
|Bim Garret||England||June 2015||Very accommodating for 'special food' needs!!|
|Tony Boulter||England||June 2015||This is my third cruise - 'nuff said'!|
|Vicky Manuel||Australia||June 2015||A thoroughly enjoyable experience; beautiful scenery, delicious food and David & Karen
are warm and welcoming.
|Anne Richards||Australia||June 2015||The trip has been really perfect - thank you so much.
I will readily recommend the Wessex Rose to all my friends in Australia
|Alan and Carolyn Baker||England||June 2015||Don't miss out, book now! We have booked our next trip before we left!|
|Pat and David Barrow||England||June 2015||Overall a most enjoyable holiday. Excellently hosted throughout.|
|Richard Aldridge||England||June 2015||Looking forward to our next trip!|
|Lynette Aldridge||England||June 2015||A great way to unwind. Excellent food and company|
|Lynne Turcotte||England||June 2015||A thoroughly relaxing and pleasant experience. I would highly recommend this holiday.
It was excellent!
|Collin Turcotte||England||June 2015||Enjoyable time with David and Karen who became 'as friends'|
|Margaret Wolfe||England||June 2015||A really excellent experience|
|Ken Wolfe||England||June 2015||Fantastic experience|
|Helen and John Kielly||Australia||May 2015||Thanks for a truly magical week! We have had a wonderful time, and in your expert care
have been able to experience this beautiful part of the world from such a different
perspective. The Wessex Rose may be a Hotel Boat but you made us feel like family and
welcome guests in your own home. You deserve all the success you work so hard for.
|Carole Page||England||May 2015||David and Karen soon make you feel 'one of the family'. Nothing is too much trouble. Thank you|
|Jonathan Page||England||May 2015||Potential guests - don't hesitate: do it!|
|Clive Bennet||England||May 2015||Your entire operation is very impressive!|
|Hilary Forbes||England||May 2015||A truly wonderful experience. We'd been on narrowboats many times and this had all the good bits
(locks, views, exploration) with none of the difficult ones (food shopping & cooking). We were definitely
'guests' rather than 'clients'. Thank you
|Ian Forbes||England||May 2015||A perfect holiday. Be back soon|
|Edward Conyers||England||May 2015||Excellent relaxing holiday. Could not be better|
|Jennifer Conyers||England||May 2015||Very relaxing. Could not have expected anything better. Lovely boat, good food, everything 5 star|
|Joan Murfitt||Scotland||May 2015||Our second cruise was even better and ten days was perfect. Well done David and Karen,
you are a great team.
|Ian Murfitt||Scotland||May 2015||It's great to be back at our second home and our'family'. Made to feel at home straight away.
Even better than last year.
|Wendy Goddard||England||May 2015||Relaxing worry free holiday|
|Janet and Mike Stork||England||May 2015||This was our second cruise which was equally first class|
|Fran Green||England||May 2015||A fantastic unique experience with unrivaled hospitality from David and Karen.
Look forward to a return visit!
|Michael Green||England||May 2015||David and Karen are very personable which made the whole experience that much nicer!|
|Pauline Hosegood||England||May 2015||A fabulous break, would recommend you try it, you will not be disappointed. Great!!|
|Jean Robbins||England||May 2015||Expect friends to come, await launch of cook book!|
|Lynn and Fran||England||April 2015||Thank you for another brilliant holiday, we're counting the days to our next one!|
|Diane Chard||England||April 2015||David and Karen are the perfect hosts, nothing is too much trouble|
|Ian Chard||England||April 2015||"The fastest way to slow down" is really true on this cruise!|
|Alvan and Ronwyn Smith||Australia||April 2015||Thank you very much for a lovely 5 days|
|John Dobson||New Zealand||April 2015||A wonderful 7 day holiday|
|Lindy Dobson||New Zealand||April 2015||Brilliant experience, highly recommended. We will return!|
|Sarah and Shaun Frost||England||April 2015||David and Karen made our 3 day trip an absolute pleasure with interesting facts,
superb scenery plus fantastic food, drink and company
|Anthony and Lilian Baxendale||England||April 2015||Excellent attention to detail - both boat and service. Thank you!|
|Pam Baxendale||England||April 2015||A wonderful holiday surprise|
|Sue Booth||England||April 2015||A very enjoyable relaxing break.Karen and David were excellent hosts. Lovely food.
A fantastic birthday break - truly spoilt
|Susan Delafield||England||April 2015||Wonderful as last time, hope to come again|