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Narrowboat Accommodation in England

Discover England from a different perspective, floating along at your leisure on a self-driven canal barge or river cruise holiday. Brushed by reeds buzzing with dragonflies, hovering above swirling green weed beds and shoals of fish, stretching for miles through rolling scenery and through the hearts of bustling cities, there can be few types of holiday accommodation as singularly enchanting. Search our selected sites for boating holidays – from narrowboat accommodation to cruisers.

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Choose from a large selection of boats around the country, including the Norfolk Broads and Yorkshire Waterways.

UK Boating Holidays

UK Boating Holidays

Boat hire on over 900 canal and cruiser boats with online availability.

Waterways Holidays

Waterways Holidays

Over 1,800 hire boats from 80 bases across the UK.

UK Canal Boating

14 canal boating locations and a wide choice of boating holidays throughout the UK.

Canal Holidays

Canal Holidays

Choose from over 200 narrowboats for your boating holiday on the canals of England.



A large fleet available to choose from, with nearly 40 boatyards across the UK.

UK Boat Hire

UK Boat Hire

Offers a UK-wide choice of self-drive boat hire and narrowboat holidays.

Canal HolidaysCanalboat Holidays

Canalboat Holidays

A wide choice of boating holidays throughout the UK and Ireland.

UK Boating

Your choice of 11 different starting locations across the UK and a wide variety of boats, including quality assessed accommodation.

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On the Water

For boating holidays and day trips on a boat.

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