“Beatrice is a shining example of the organisations in the county whose volunteers improve the lives of others in our communities."
( The Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Mr Ian Dudson CBE KStJ, on presenting us with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Services)

“Even when you visit on a rainy day the volunteers are always so upbeat. The students always look forward to going.”
(Joan Wright, the Head of The Meadows School in Leek, one of the boat’s regular users)

"Great news for a superb charity. Well done to you all."
(CJ on the news of our Queen's Award)

"Beatrice has given so much joy to so many people."
(JS on the news  of our Queen's Award)

"You do a fantastic job, Well done."
(CH on the news  of our Queen's Award)

"So glad this is still going . I took children on the Beatrice many years ago."
(JL on the news  of our Queen's Award)

"Thank you for the hard work you put in to give our children a fabulous day out. All the best from the pupils and staff at Watermill School."
(AB on Facebook)

"Thank you so much for helping us to arrange a beautiful 18th birthday celebration on Beatrice. We all had so much fun and it was amazing that Georgia was able to access Beatrice. We will definitely be booking again."
(TC on Facebook)

"Spent many a day on the Beatrice with many excited children thank you"
(JP on Facebook)