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Canal boat holidays (10)

Cruising the canals of the world on your own boat is a fantastic way to unwind and take in a whole lot of culture. From England to Europe, there's something special about these holidays.


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Cheshire / Tattenhall

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £79 / night

£549 - £1799 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Lovely relaxing holiday at a slower pace of life. Constantly changing scenery as you float along. Travel when you want, relax and chill when you don't. Lots of lovely places to visit. The boat is really easy to handle and we provide all the training you need. We are nea  …see more

Excellent 5/5 

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Bath / Newbridge, Bath

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £131 / night

£915 - £2310 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome
Luxury wide beam narrow boat canal holiday for up to 6 on a wide beam boat with everything you need for a relaxing break on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Silk bedding, Pocket sprung mattresses, electric bikes, jacuzzi: your comfort in mind every step of the way. Smoking i  …see more


4 Dec 2014

5/5

"All Aboard Topsy !!"

What a fab weekend! I booked Topsy for a long weekend as a surprise for my Dad's 75th. He was over the moon when he realised where we were staying. Topsy was first rate. On board was all you neede… More


4 Dec 2014

5/5

"Fantastic canal boat with loads of extras"

The other reviews were all right - a superb luxury canal boat.. We did a 5 day rental at the end of October, Mon- to Fri and pottered east as far as Dundas (so not very far!) the came back. Handov… More


28 Nov 2014

5/5

"Just what we needed...!!"

I was looking forward for a short break from the busy London: quiet, peaceful, somewhere comfortable where I could enjoy the company of my girlfriend and where we didn't have to worry about anything..… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Porto District / Porto

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £47 / night

£329 - £358 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Hire a Motor Yacht and cruise the beautiful Douro River. From Porto - Portugal Our two bases are on the lower and upper end of the vineyards area making possible a one way cruise in the entire Douro. SPECIAL PRICES IF RENTED TOGHETHER WITH ADVERTS: - CHALET OVER DOUR  …see more


16 Oct 2014

5/5

"The perfect boat holiday in an amazing location"

This was our first boat hire holiday, infact it was Jacki's first proper boating experience.(apparently a day trip on my trawler doesn't count!) and what a fantastic holiday we had. Jose's base locat… More


16 Jun 2014

5/5

"Amazing, relaxing, beautiful stay in one of Jose's chalets"

We arrived at the place on the incredibly beautiful Duoro River not knowing what to expect - but we were absolutely blown away by the beauty of where we would spend the next five nights. Jose was a wo… More


27 Aug 2013

5/5

"Will return and will have my boat license"

Our 20th anniversary trip almost went sour when we discovered at the last minute that we needed a boat operator license, but Alberto worked it out with us and I think we ended up with the PERFECT trip… More

Hi... Thank you so much for this nice comment. My business is build by costumers like you. Cheers Jose

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Good 3/5 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Rennes

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Good 3/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £73 / night

£511 - £599 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
Séjournez sur une péniche du début du siècle. Un lieu atypique en plein centre de Rennes. Un espace généreux posé sur l'eau de plus de 100 m2 aux prestations de qualité. Bienvenue à bord…  …see more


10 Dec 2014

4/5

"A faire !"

Nous avons passé un weekend avec des amies sur la péniche "Brise des nuits". Nous avions quelques craintes quant au chauffage et à la stabilité de la péniche mais aucun problème ! Chauffage él… More


31 Jul 2014

2/5

"avis mitigé"

l expérience sur la péniche a été très agréable. La sonorisation d' excellente qualité, la déco très personnalisée donnait un style à l'endroit et l accueil par le fils du propriétaire sym… More

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Very Good 4.5/5 

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Worcestershire / Bromsgrove

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £144 / night

£1004 - £1585 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Luxury Narrowboat holidays in the heart of England which offer a unique and relaxing way of discovering the English countryside and fascinating heritage. Beginners welcome, full training provided. Please note that we offer a minimum 3-night stay. Bed linen, towels,  …see more


17 Aug 2015

5/5

"Brilliant Time"

Just spent a week on a Black Prince duchess boat called Robyn and had a fantastic time . We picked the boat up in Stoke Prior and were given a quick but thorough training session and advice as to wh… More


11 Oct 2013

5/5

"Canadians enjoy a 2 week canal vacation"

We just loved the countryside & freedom to enjoy some of the sights along our circle route. We did the Avon Circle. The folks @ the Stoke Prior centre were very professional & helpful getting us star… More


18 Jul 2013

5/5

"Black Prince - Stoke Prior"

Very helpful and friendly staff that could not do enough to help you. Boat so easy to operate a child could do it. My 2 dogs loved the experience too! Boat was spotless, like being in a 4 star hot… More

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Excellent 5/5 

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Bedfordshire / Leighton Buzzard

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £80 / night

£560 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Narrowboat, Leighton buzzard, Bedfordshire,  …see more


29 Oct 2014

5/5

"Luxurious, relaxing, beautiful meander along the Grand Union Canal."

We had some trepidations about renting a narrowboat for the first time, especially about working the locks, driving the boat and mooring along the canal. NO WORRIES! It was wonderful. We had the be… More

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Estremadura / Lisbon

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £302 / night

£2110 / week

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  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Durma num veleiro no centro turístico de Lisboa, onde partiram as caravelas para descobrir mundos novos e usufrua de um passeio de veleiro pelo rio Tejo. Sinta a magia de dormir num moderno veleiro. Inclui passeio de cerca de 2,0 horas pelo rio Tejo. Está incluído u  …see more

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Hauts-de-Seine / Boulogne-Billancourt

Narrowboat / 1 Bedroom / sleeps 3

Min stay varies

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from £53 / night

£365 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
Wonderful Houseboat in Paris Facing a green public park. A 30m² studio with bathroom, saloon and rooftop. Public transports nearby (metro, tramways, suburban trains, buses). Breakfast included. You cannot be closer from Paris downtown with still nature and quietness P  …see more

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Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

Narrowboat / 3 Bedrooms / sleeps 8

3 Nights min stay

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from £186 / night

£1300 - £1704 / week

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  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Pets welcome
Enjoy the freedom of a narrowboat holiday,cruising at your own pace on the River Thames on boat Gema. Sleeping up to 8 people in 3 cabins, the boat provides a high standard of accommodation, ideal for family holidays or friends holidaying together. Tuition is provided.  …see more

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Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

Narrowboat / 2 Bedrooms / sleeps 6

Min stay varies

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from £1355 / night

£9484 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Charter Rates are Quoted for Minimum 02 Person & Maximum for 6 Person in U.S Dollars, Charter Rates are Nett and Inclusive of Taxes & Service Charges, Charter Rates are Valid Until December 30th, 2014, 100% Lowest Price Guarantee, Instant Confirmation, Spacious with coz  …see more

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