Boating Boat Hire in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Boating Boat Hire

Alvechurch Boat Centres

Links to boat fleet, route choices, booking information, and availability check.

Andersen Boats

Boatyard offering narrowboat and canal boat holidays, with boat layouts and star ratings, pricing scheme and available routes.

Aqua Narrowboat Hire

Boat information, routes, process and availability, and booking and contact details.

Arlen Hire Boats

Details include craft profile, facilities, fleet, and prices.

Ashby Boat Company

Canal holiday boat hire. Links to boat details, canal network, and booking information.

Barge Cruising

Luxury barge offers passengers private tours and gourmet cuisine.

Barrow Boating

Information on narrow boat day hire services, with further details on the fleet.

The Bath and Dundas Canal Co.

Offers day hire of electrically powered boats, canoes, narrow boats, and bikes.

Bath Narrowboats

Specialising in day trips on the Kennet and Avon canal. Offers information about the company's narrowboats as well as details of their boat building services.

Beacon Park Boats

Family-run canal boat holiday hire business located on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

Bespoke Yacht Charter

London based yacht brokers offering crewed luxury yacht charters and boat rentals in the south of France, Monaco and Mediterranean. Specialists in yacht charters for events such as Cannes Lions Festival, MIPIM and the Monaco Grand Prix. BespokeYacht

Bidford Boats

Offers cruising around the inland waterways of country. Contains booking and contact details.

Black Prince Holidays

With bases in Chirk, Acton Bridge, Stoke on Trent, Falkirk, Stoke Prior and Napton, the touring company operates a fleet of narrow boats, with from two to ten births. Its fleet are described, availability can be checked from the web site, as well as contact data. Boat sales are also featured.

Blackwater Boats

Offers trips and outings on the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation, in Essex; with details of facilities, photos, and booking form.

Blakes Boating Holidays

Offers a choice of boating holiday destinations including United Kingdom and Ireland.

Britain Afloat

Presents a specialist operator of canal boat holidays throughout the British isles.

Brook Line Narrow Boat Holidays

Family-owned and operated boatyard. Includes fee schedule, boat plans, and booking information.

Calcutt Boats Ltd.

Boatyard provides boat hire and brokerage services.

Caley Cruisers

Links to booking details, rates, cruising area information, news and specials, and photo gallery.

Cambrian Cruisers

Offers narrowboat hires for holidays on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

Canal Breaks

Family-owned canal boat hire company offering self-drive narrowboat holidays.

Canal Holidays

Offers a range of UK canal holidays, canal boat hire, narrowboat cruises with online availability.

Capercaillie Cruisers

Features Scotland holidays on their 6-berth canal boats.

Chas. Hardern Boats

Cruise route, information on fleet and rates, and booking details.

Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays

A synopsis of the family owned and operated firm is provided, including a description of its boats and facilities, services, amenities, and a map showing the location of the marina. An annual availability calendar is presented, and bookings can be done through the site.

City Cruises

Offers sightseeing, lunch and tea, and evening dinner and dance cruises on London’s River Thames.

Claymoore Narrowboats Limited

Company profile, boats and prices, canal routes, booking information, and photo gallery.

Clifton Cruisers

Family-owned and run business offers canal boating holidays along England’s waterways.

College Cruisers

Information on the routes, fleet, holiday packages, and booking details on the canal boat hire fleet.

Cosgrove Narrowboat Company

Information on public trips, routes and prices, and booking details.

Country Craft Narrow Boats

Provides holiday packages on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.

Countrywide Cruisers

Narrowboat hire company based on the Shropshire Union Canal in Staffordshire.

Duke & Duchess Hotel Narrowboats

Photos, contact details, and links to booking information and fleet.

Farncombe Boat House

Information on day boat hire, skippered cruises, rowing boats, availability, and rates.

Galleon Marine

Details of narrowboat hire for pleasure trips on the Basingstoke Canal. Includes prices and other craft available including canoes.

Gallinago Barge Holiday

Features description and information on cruise trips aboard the purpose-built wide beam barge.

Guildford Boat House

Offers rowing boats and self-drive narrow boats for hire.

Links to boat availability check, FAQs, and contact details.

Holidays on Water

Features picturesque narrowboat, cruiser and houseboat holidays on waterways throughout the countryside of Britain and Europe. holidaysonwater

Hotel Boat Periwinkle

Links to booking schedule, boat and route descriptions, and contact details.


Provides links to online brochures for family-operated hotel boats, outline of holiday cruising schedules, and FAQs.

JGF Passenger Boats

Passenger boat rentals for public and organised trips on the upper Thames.

Kate Boats

Family-run canal business offers narrowboat holidays on the Grand Union Canal.

Kennet Horse Boat Company

Operates a motorised and a horse drawn barge on the Kennet and Avon Canal, available for public boat trips, private charters, and self-drive day hire. Describes their traditional boats and services, with rates and contacts.

Llangollen Wharf

Offering horse drawn boat trips and cruises across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Includes trip information, horse profiles and educational resources for schools.

Moonraker Narrowboat Company

Luxury canal boat holidays on the Kennet and Avon Canal aboard traditional style wide beam narrowboats.

Narrowboat Zinfandel

Information on the watercraft’s features and hiring arrangements. Photos included.

Oxfordshire Narrowboats

Offers narrowboat and self-steer day hires as well as boatyard services.

Reading Marine

Family-run boatyard builds and hires out narrowboats on the Kennet and Avon Canal.

Rose Narrowboats

Information on offered self-drive boats for hire, cruise routes, booking details, and contacts.

Sabena Marine

Hires a range of boats from 2 berth to 7 berth for pleasure and holiday trips on the Broads. Includes images and details of a quayside club.


Yacht charter of sailing boats, motor yachts, catamarans and gulets worldwide from a database containing over 5,000 boats. sailingeurope

Sally Narrowboats

Hire company supplying narrow boats for days out or holidays on the Kennet and Avon Canal. View fleet details and area information.

Shadow Cruisers

Information on boating holidays on the '57 cruiser style narrowboat.

Sherborne Wharf-Heritage Narrow Boats

Organizes trips and events for various occasions and offers mooring and boatyard services.

Shire Cruisers

Offers canal boat hire and holidays on Yorkshire waterways. Includes details of their fleet, services, and booking.

Silsden Boats

Offers a range of boat hire services for canal holidays; includes information about waterways and routes, their fleet, brochure request facility, and details of narrow boats for sale.

Snaygill Boats

Details on routes, prices, availability and booking reservations.

Thames Cruises Ltd.

Includes up-to-date cruise information, hire rates, and photos and descriptions of vessels.

Thames Rivercruise

Operating between Wallingford and Henley, Thames Rivercruise includes a fleet of boats, which are pictured and described in detail. Also available is a gallery of photographs, cruise map and events diary, along with information about group trips, private parties, testimonials, and contacts.

Thames Riverside Cruises

Information on the Thames River, public cruises, private and corporate parties, and profile on the riverboat and catering specialists.

Waterways UK: Narrowboat Canalboat Holidays in Britain

Features a guide to narrowboat hires and holiday excursions in Britain. Various boat layouts, destinations and operators are discussed, and availability may be checked from the site.

Wessex Narrowboats

Offers narrowboat hire for use on the Kennet and Avon canal. Includes aerial views, FAQ and details of the boats available.

Wood Owl Hotel Narrowboat

Cruise schedule, booking information, photo gallery, and contact details.

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