In the heart of England in Cheshire, close to the border of Wales, you'll discover a unique holiday on the canal waterways. Hire your narrowboat from Black Prince Narrowboat Holidays, and explore the beautiful British countryside at your own pace.
Your holiday on a Black Prince Narrowboat offers an opportunity to have a holiday home on the move! Cruise the waterways of England and enjoy waking up to a new view each morning. You'll explore England in a very unique way, discovering a holiday of exciting contrasts.
These premier narrowboats are perfectly set up for a self-catering holiday with a difference. Travel as much or as little as you like, choose an easy route or a more challenging route with locks. Our expert team at the marina base will be on hand to give you a full induction and plenty of advice. Easy to handle, we welcome novices as well as experienced narrowboat enthusiasts, full training will be given on arrival.
Your beautiful narrowboat will come fully equipped with kitchenette, bathroom with full-sized shower and WC, living area with TV / DVD, free WIFI, central heating and various bedroom options for double and single beds. Upgrades to larger narrowboats which sleep up to 10 people are available, and longer duration holidays are available to book.
You will start your narrowboat adventure at Bartington Wharf, Acton Bridge in Cheshire which is a great place for exploring a number of routes. Traveling north, you meet the canal where it all started – the Bridgewater Canal, which takes you lock-free to Manchester. From there you can travel to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, or continue on the Cheshire Ring via the Peak Forest and Macclesfield.
Please note that we offer a minimum 3-night stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester International Tel. 0161 489 3000, Nearest railway: Acton Bridge/Hartford|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Cheshire area is famous for featuring the Bridgewater canal where the UK narrowboating history first began. There are historic cities waiting to be explored such as Chester and Worcester, plus beautiful scenic areas including the Peak District. Enjoy journeys along the Four Counties Ring or the Chester Ring and experience all the different lanscapes of the UK.
Narrowboating in Cheshire for the first time? We recommend a narrowboat holiday to Chester - here you'll find a beautiful city steeped in history. It dates back over 2,000 years to year 79, when it was established as a Roman fort. The city has some of the best-preserved Grade I listed walls in the UK which you can walk all the way round, a gothic design Town Hall and a Norman cathedral. The black and white buildings in the town centre bring history back to life in this beautiful city. If you are looking for contemporary activities, it also contains plenty of bars, restaurants, shops and cinemas.