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£29 -- Burscough Barge Cruise for 2 w/Afternoon Tea, Reg £64

Sold out - This deal was published 05 Feb, 2014 and sold out 27 Feb, 2014.
By Faye Armstrong
For £14.50 a head, cruise along the Leeds and Liverpool canal in Burscough and dine on breakfast, afternoon tea or dinner while watching the Lancashire countryside pass you by.

Why we love it

  • For £29, two can enjoy a breakfast, afternoon tea or dinner cruise aboard a canal barge
  • You save 55% on the regular cost, and also get a glass of bubbly -- an exclusive perk for Travelzoo subscribers
  • As you travel through the countryside, you'll pass through historic Lathom and get views of the Peak District


Afternoon tea cruise: 12-1:30pm; 2-3:30pm; 4-5:30pm seven days a week until 31 May
Breakfast cruise: 10-11:15am Sat-Sun until 31 May
Dinner Cruise: 6-7:30pm Tues, Thur; until 29 May


MBARK Cruises
Mill Lane Car Park
Mill Lane
Burscough, L40 5TJ
(See Map)
Tel: 01704 896360

What's included

  • A 75-minute breakfast cruise for two... was £64, now £29 (saving 55%)
  • Breakfast comprises a full English breakfast of sausage, bacon, scrambled egg, black pudding, beans, tomato, unlimited tea and coffee, and, exclusively for Travelzoo subscribers, a glass of bucks fizz each
  • A 90-minute afternoon tea cruise for two... was £64, now £29 (saving 55%)
  • Afternoon tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, lemon drizzle cake, chocolate fudge cake, unlimited tea and coffee, and, exclusively for Travelzoo subscribers, a glass of bubbly each
  • A 90-minute dinner cruise for two... was £64, now £29 (saving 55%)
  • Go on Tuesday, and you will each dine on a curry with rice and naan bread. On Thursday you will have a lamb hotpot with crusty bread and red cabbage. A glass of bubbly each is included on both nights
  • All these experiences are available for one person at £16, saving 50% on the usual £34 cost

The small print

Vouchers are limited and may therefore sell out before the stated expiry date.

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£29   £64
55% off | 362 bought
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MBARK Cruises
88% Enjoyed MBARK Cruises
88% (95 ratings)
Sold out at
23:59 GMT on Feb. 27
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88% Enjoyed MBARK Cruises
(95 ratings)
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It was all done in a convivial and good humoured atmosphere. We quite enjoyed the trip, but the overall experience was not really what seemed to be offered. Maybe the previous trip's problems impacted on us!

There was some confusion at the previous sailing (overbooked) leading to a delay in departure of our booking. We were at the rear of the boat with no view forwards or back, just sideways. The afternoon tea was three small sandwiches and one scone, no cakes as described in the deal description. 'Assortment of tea' was a 'do it yourself' teabag and a thermos jug of hot water, never gives a good cup of tea! Warm bubbly did nothing to help. Booking problematic, no responce to e-mail and the telephone number quoted on the voucher was unobtainable, managed to sort it via their web page.

18 September 2014 Peter United Kingdom

The most relaxed atmosphere

16 September 2014 Elizabeth United Kingdom

Nice narrowboat and crew

Loved relaxed atmosphere, food and drink excellent, and crew double act very funny

15 September 2014 Elaine United Kingdom

The male driving the boat did try to interact with passengers and gave us some statistics along the way.

The afternoon tea was not good value at £29.00 for two so I cannot understand how the full price could ever had been £70:00. We had 3 sandwiches each, a scone each with clotted cream and jam and a glass of bubbly wine. No cakes as in the original package.

11 September 2014 Kevin United Kingdom

Extremely helpful and patient staff. No pressure to hurry our drinks at canal side pub. All very friendly


11 September 2014 RIchard United Kingdom

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Mill Lane Car Park, Mill Lane
Burscough, L40 5TJ
Tel: 01704 896360

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