You can hire a boat for the day from many of our bases.
Click on any red dot for information about day hire from that location.
Click on any red dot for information about day hire from that location
This will let you have a great day out for the family or a party of friends, and get the feel of a narrowboat on the water.
If the idea of a waterway holiday appeals to you, but you're not sure how much you'd like it, then try one of our day hire boats.
We have day boats available from the locations listed below and shown on the map opposite:
(Please click on the company name for more information.)
Stratford on Avon (Warwickshire)
Wrexham (North Wales)
Alvechurch Marina (Worcestershire)
Blackwater Meadow (Shropshire)
Goytre Wharf, Abergavenny, (South Wales)
Union Wharf, Market Harborough (Leicestershire)
Coventry Canal Basin (Warwickshire)
Prices in 2017 vary from £99 to £220 for the boat for the day.
|Grand Union Canal at Braunston, Northamptonshire||‘Water Ouzel’ can carry up to 12 people|
|Grand Union Canal at Gayton Marina, near Northampton||‘Day Lark’ can carry up to 12 people|
|Llangollen Canal at Trevor, near Llangollen, Wrexham||‘Jacob’, ‘Daniel’, ‘Julia’ and ‘Lotty’ can carry up to 10 people each.|
|Llangollen Canal at Whitchurch, Shropshire||‘Day Tripper’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Llangollen Canal at Blackwater Meadow Marina, near Ellesmere, Shropshire||‘Lazy Days’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Lowland Canals at Falkirk, Scotland||‘Jaggy Thistle’ can carry up to eight people|
|Trent & Mersey Canal at Anderton, Cheshire||‘Daydream’ can carry up to 12 people|
|Kennet & Avon Canal at Aldermaston, Berkshire||‘Wyvern’ can carry up to 8 people|
|Kennet & Avon Canal at Hilperton, near Trowbridge, Wiltshire||‘Cheers’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Alvechurch, nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire||‘Away Day’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Tardebigge, nr Bromsgrove, Worcestershire||‘Emma’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal at Goytre Wharf, nr Abergavenny||‘Rooster’ can carry up to eight people|
|Stratford Canal at Wootton Wawen, near Stratford upon Avon||‘Dolly’ and ‘Charlie’ can carry up to 10 people each|
|North Oxford Canal at Stretton under Fosse, near Rugby||‘Rosette’ can carry up to 12 people|
|Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at Great Haywood, near Stafford||'Daphne' and 'Abi' can carry up to 10 people each|
|Shropshire Union Canal at Bunbury, near Tarporley||‘Bella’ can carry up to 10 people|
|Grand Union Canal Leicester Line at Market Harborough||‘Moorhen’ can carry up to 12 people|
|Coventry canal and North Oxford Canal, Coventry, Warwickshire||'Mole Valley' can carry up to 12 people|