- Boating Holidays
- Narrowbaots for hire for weekly or short breaks, 2/4, 2/5 , 2/7 berth boats
- Special Requirement
- Child Friendly
- Group Booking Facility
- Themed Breaks
- Winter Breaks
- Activity Holidays
- Family Holidays
- Self Catering
- Short Breaks
- Self Catering
- Weekend Breaks
This family run boatyard on the Kennet & Avon Canal has been building and hiring out superb narrowboats for over 33 years! This experience, combined with a personal service and a high level of return customers ensures that your dealings with Reading Marine Co will be a carefree and happy experience!Shower and fresh water flush toilet
It's a totally different way of life!
You cruise at a leisurely four miles an hour. You are free from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There is no need to race past picturesque towns and villages. You can stop where you like, when you like and explore the lovely countryside of Berkshire and Wiltshire.
Never been boating before?
When you arrive, a member of our Reading Marine Co team, all experienced boatmen, will show you around, how to drive the boat, how to operate the simple controls and what the rules of navigation are.
A practice run
Under expert guidance, you will have the opportunity to steer the boat, to manoeuvre and to satisfy yourself that you are able to take charge.
Facilities on board
What you will find on board is what you are used to at home - running hot and cold water, a fully equipped galley - although at home we would call it a kitchen! Shower, flush loos, central heating and electric lights. In the galley you will find a full range of equipment - cooker, 'fridge, cooking utensils, crockery, glassware - everything you need including your tea towels. And in the cabins, duvets, sheets and linen.
Freedom to choose when you cruise and for how longThe Reading Marine Co fleet of narrow boats is available for hire throughout the year. On all boats there is central heating to give you a feeling of comfort on cool evenings and winter days.
Your boat at Reading Marine Company has:
Refrigerator and cooker
Radiator central Heating
Bed linen provided
Electric hair drier
12v socket for mobile phones etc.
Set of helmsmen's waterproofs