There is nothing quite like a narrowboat holiday. Enforced relaxation while drifting along at no more than 4 miles per hour, enforced activity as you come to a flight of locks. Camaraderie when you meet other boaters, friendliness when you tie up at the pub for a drink or a meal. A holiday of contrasts, taken at a slow pace. The variety is endless, city, town, village and country, wide canal, and narrow canal. Every bend in the canal brings forth some new delight, every mile some new feature. You can never see it all, no matter how many times you return. But why worry? Narrowboat holidays are for relaxation, for unwinding from everyday pressures, for doing what you like, when you like.
Canal holidays are fun - whether with family or friends, you can choose an easy relaxing route or a holiday of adventure and exploration. Remember that canal boats have always been homes. In the days before motorways and railways, they were the main method of transport, with whole families living in boats while earning their living. Time moves on and, sadly, commercial boats have all but disappeared, but the heritage has been preserved and enhanced by our modern boats which bring you all the comforts of home. We design and build many styles to suit the differing requirements of our customers. To find the answers to many frequently asked questions please Click Here
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As a recent Heart of England Gold Award winner for Hire Craft Operator of the Year, we pride ourselves in being able to offer you the choice of luxury narrowboats to suit all requirements. All of our boats are less than 5 years old (over 30 new craft this year) and operate from a choice of 6 ideally located UK bases, including our latest additions in Falkirk, Scotland and Napton at the head of the Oxford Canal which is ideally situated for the Warwickshire Ring and East Midlands canals.
All of our award winning boats have quiet water cooled engines, full central heating, airing cupboards, showers or small baths, modern flushing macerator toilets, cookers fridges, colour TV, radio, CD players and much more - in fact all the comforts of home.
The fleet has been inspected by the VistBritain Quality Scheme and has passed to the 4 Star standard. Star ratings run from the lowest 1 star up to 5 stars.
You can now check our website for online availability and reservation to allow you to search for your perfect holiday and then to reserve your selected break at the click of a button. We will then re-confirm that your chosen boat is available for the requested dates and telephone you to complete your booking. Alternatively, we always welcome your telephone call to our booking team on 01527 575115 and will do our best to answer any queries that you may have to ensure that you get the most from your boating holiday.