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Float by Boat meditative narrowboat retreat

from £120 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 15 reviews

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Narrowboat / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Narrowboat / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

*Skippered Hotel-boat* *Wandering B&B* *Crewed Breaks, Holidays & Retreats* *Day Trips Available*

Welcome to home-boat, Spirited Away, a 69 ft narrowboat that floats around the rural canals of England's Midlands. Here you can wake up to birdsong and the sound of a breeze through the trees. Here you can get a unique insight into life on a narrowboat. And, most importantly, here you can step out of the rush of daily life to slow down, relax and take a deep breath.

Canal life is set in nature and countryside. Whether you want to sit and gaze for a while, go hiking, do some sightseeing, read a book or get off the beaten track, there's so much here to enjoy.

Having trusty crew on hand is much easier than self-drive boating. You can enjoy all the benefits but without any of the stress or responsibilities. We cook and take care of the boat so you can do whatever you most want to. If you're interested and keen though, we'll happily teach you how to steer the boat and operate the locks.

Life afloat is a nomadic one, so we're always on the move. As wildlife and nature lovers, we tend to stick to rural areas and the countryside. If you have a particular route or destination in mind, please do mention it to us and we'll always do our best to write it into our route plans.

Getting to the boat can take a bit of planning, but we're happy to help. At a small extra cost, we can arrange a local pick-up service from your bus stop, train station, airport or car park. You're also welcome to arrive by bike and we can store it on-board throughout your stay

We charge £30 per person per night for bed & breakfast (minimum two guests). You can then add the following extra options on if you wish.

- A half-day canal cruise for £30 per person

- A full-day canal cruise for £40 per person

- Three-course lunch on board for £10 per person

- Three-course evening meal on board for £15 per person

Group discounts available for bookings of 4 or more people.

Concessionary discount available for children, senior and unwaged guests.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Staffed property
General Central heating, CD player
Standard Kettle
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Bunk Beds (5), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden

The Warwickshire region

Henley in Arden

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16 Nov 2014


"Second visit just as wonderful"

Joined Kev & Tor on Spirited Away for the second time. This time in Autumn with beautiful rustic colours! We were a group of friends and really enjoyed the weekend away from the city where we could sp… More

16 Sep 2014


"Perfect relaxation"

My friend and I had a perfect weekend on board Spirited Away. A great environment, friendly hosts and fantastic vegetarian food. My friend has wheat allergies too and she was very well catered for. … More

23 Aug 2014


"Rejuvenating relaxing rove"

A superb way to spend a post 51st birthday weekend,that with the joyful company onboard made me feel 21 again!Would highly recommend the high level of hospitality and cordon bleu standard of home cook… More

26 Jul 2014


"Perfect way to spend a weekend, great value, great hosts, tailored trip"

My fiancée and I stayed on Spirited Away last September and found both the trip itself and the hosting provided by Kev and Tor absolutely outstanding. It would be difficult to find a more accommodati… More

21 Jul 2014


"Peaceful, Relaxing, Delicious Food - Can't wait to go again!"

Tor and Kev are the most wonderful hosts. We were superbly looked after on our meditation retreat. Every day Tor baked fresh bread and delighted us with sumptuous treats at meal times. Each day was… More

20 Jul 2014


"Relaxing, peaceful, homely, beautiful."

I joined a group of friends of friends for a weekend on Spirited Away. Very pleased I took the opportunity as the experience was fantastic. Tor's cooking is delicious and plenty, the boat is clea… More

18 Jul 2014


"Life slows down on Spirited Away, to a happily relaxed pace."

Tor & Kev provided us with a weekend of delicious veggie food, light-hearted company and twice-daily meditation, while gently steering us through peaceful countryside. Fabulous. Highly recommended as … More

14 Jul 2014


"Relaxing Retreat"

We had a wonderful experience aboad Float by Boat. Very relaxing and calm environment which enabled us to really unwind from the hustle and bustle of our busy London lives. The home cooked meals were … More

5 Jul 2014


"Look no further, you have found the best way to holiday."

We had a lovely trip with a teenager and a ten year old with Tor and Kev on Sprited Away. I contacted Tor and she put together an excellent itinerary which included a visit to Mary Arden's Farm, … More

26 Jun 2014


"Highly recommended"

I booked for a weekend trip in June and had a beautifully peaceful time. Wonderful food and company and I really enjoyed the optional meditations too. Even though I am just a beginner I found them ver… More

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      Calendar last updated:22 May 2015

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      Languages spoken
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