Canal boat vacations

Canal boat vacations (59)

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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Worsley Vacation narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Lucy Joe Sleeps upto 4 - Wheelchair access availableA beautifully finished boat, Lucy Joe has been designed with space, luxury and comfort in mind. A fixed double bed at the back supplemented by a luxurious double sofa bed at the front and spacious wet room, gal  …see more

from $191 / night

$1010 / week

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from $191 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Draveil

Essonne / Draveil

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Three levelsSun deckNatural level: loungeLiving room- kitchenLower deck 3 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms, one cabinOne bedroom and its en suite bathroom and separate WC form the guest suite.Step out and you are in the leisure park with many sports  …see more

from $214 / night

$961 - $1708 / week

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from $214 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Henley-on-Thames Vacation narrowboat rental

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
Cruise and explore some of the most stunning parts of the River Thames at your own pace. Boat Gema is a delightful 4 star narrowboat that has a fresh and modern feel but without losing the quaint charm of an English narrowboat. Cruise to Henley-On-Thames, Marlow and Win  …see more

from $385 / night

$1715 - $2228 / week

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from $385 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rhone / Lyon

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from $81 / night

$449 - $748 / week

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from $81 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Surrey

Surrey / Guildford

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Box of Delights is a 60 ft narrowboat offering lots of home comforts, from radiator central heating (whilst enjoying a woodburning stove for that cosy evening in), memory foam mattresses, fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops, including microwave and filter coffe  …see more

from $318 / night

$1905 / week

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from $318 / night

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Alappuzha Vacation narrowboat rental

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The main attractions of a shikara Boat alleppey ride are the shallow and narrow canals, Paddy , village in Kuttanad, mouthwatering lunch on the outskirts of the lake with fresh lake fish and variety of other dishes.Riding on a shikara in the evening is a tranquilising  …see more

from $10 / night

$70 / week

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from $10 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Narrowboat rental in Henley-on-Thames

Oxfordshire / Henley-on-Thames

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Boat Gina is the perfect boat for anyone who wants to enjoy boating on the River Thames with all the comforts of home. There is nothing quite like the sense of freedom of cruising at your own pace and mooring up when you feel like it, exploring some of England's mo  …see more

from $319 / night

$1582 - $2032 / week

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from $319 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Northern England

Cheshire / Nantwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Have you ever dreamed of taking to the canals in a lovely narrowboat, floating peacefully amongst the splendour of our idyllic countryside? Well now you can… Our lovely 58ft narrowboat, ‘Adele Marie’ is available for hire from September 2015. You can hire for a s  …see more

from $102 / night

$906 - $2331 / week

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from $102 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Porto Vacation narrowboat rental

Porto District / Porto

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
CANAL BOAT HIRE DOURO RIVER WATER WAY PORTO Portugal.ATTENTION: PLEASE CHECK AVAILABILITY BY EMAIL The company owns a small Marina "Douro Fluvina" at Ferradosa - Sao Joao da Pesqueira.The boat is a 26ft Yachts ideal for a couple or a family  …see more

from $203 / night

$694 / week

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from $203 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Rugby

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
*Skippered Hotel-boat* *Crewed Breaks, Holidays & Retreats* *Day Trips* Spirited Away, a hosted narrowboat, is the perfect place to slow down, get closer to nature and experience the unique British waterways. Prices are fully inclusive, with gorgeous boat-made meals,  …see more

from $178 / night

$1245 / week

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from $178 / night

(53) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Now taking bookings for 2017. From 1st Nov 2016 to 30th Mar 2017 'Gloria' is booked for a static houseboat hire at our base - we still have availability for our other boat 'Queenie' for those months. For the most accurate info on prices please see our website. We off  …see more

from $216 / night

$1512 / week

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from $216 / night

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Uppsala County / Uppsala

17 32 1 night min

  • 17 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 32
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

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from $49 / night

$343 / week

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from $49 / night

9

Aude / Marseillette

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from $91 / night

$635 - $748 / week

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from $91 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Rennes

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from $150 / night

$961 - $1857 / week

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from $150 / night

(2) Excellent 

4

State of Minas Gerais / Capitolio

1 15 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from $406 / night

$2842 / week

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from $406 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in West Country

Somerset / Bath

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Topsy is available for a 3 night weekend break starting on a Friday and ending on a Monday, a 4 night midweek break, starting Monday and ending Friday and a full week break starting on a Friday and ending on a Friday. Please enquire about short break prices. You can opt  …see more

from $381 / night

$1277 - $2667 / week

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from $381 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Tewitfield

Carnforth / Tewitfield

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Ask about pets
Ducklings Narrowboat Hire is a small family self drive hire boat business operating on the beautiful Lancaster Canal in Lancashire. We operate from Tewitfield marina in Carnforth at the most Northerly point of the Navigable canal. You can book a holiday with us all yea  …see more

from $159 / night

$953 - $1016 / week

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from $159 / night

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Lisbon District / Lisbon

2 2 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about children

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from $320 / night

$2234 / week

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from $320 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Narrowboat rental in Peterborough

Cambridgeshire / Peterborough

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Our hire base is located near the market town of Oundle, Northamptonshire in the heart of the Nene Valley. On board one of our narrowboats, you can explore the river between Northampton and Peterborough winding your way through the timeless English countryside.  …see more

from $254 / night

$1632 / week

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from $254 / night

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Stockton Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Stockton

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Samuel James is a 63ft all steel narrowboat built on a hull supplied by Colecraft and will house up to seven people in comfortable accommodation. The spacious fore cabin gives excellent views over the bow from the dining area and lounge, which has two large settees and  …see more

from $140 / night

$978 - $1594 / week

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from $140 / night

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Narrowboat rental in Labuan Bajo

Flores / Labuan Bajo

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Komodo Boat Trip serves trip to see dragon at Komodo National Park and enjoy swimming or snorkels in some exiting beach, such as Pink Beach, Sebayur Beach, Kelor Beach, Kanawa Beach and Manta Ray. We can also modifying the trip as your request, whether you want to do fu  …see more

from $415 / night

$2899 / week

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from $415 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Etruria

Stoke-on-Trent / Etruria

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
The Peak District is situated in Central England and it was the first National Park to be created in the British Isles. It lies mainly in north Derbyshire but also covers parts of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Greater Manchester and Western/Southern Yorkshire. Please not  …see more

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Vacation narrowboat with golf nearby in Northern England

Lancashire / Lancaster

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Spend a relaxing, picturesque week or two cruising s through the idyllic, peaceful Lancashire countryside. Bluebell is 35ft long, 6ft 10 inches wide and sleeps four comfortably. Her size makes her perfect for beginners or experienced canal enthusiasts.Bluebell has o  …see more

from $159 / night

$1042 / week

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from $159 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Stockton

Warwickshire / Stockton

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
In the lounge area there are two comfortable chairs. The galley is well equipped with a full size four burner cooker with overhead extractor fan, 4 cu ft. refrigerator with frozen food compartment, stainless steel sink and drainer and ample storage space. Behind the gal  …see more

from $104 / night

$724 - $1042 / week

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from $104 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Stockton

Warwickshire / Stockton

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Providing comfortable accommodation for up to six people, Florence Edith is a 57ft all-steel narrowboat. The front cabin plays host to a colour television with DVD player, stereo and comfortable seating area which easily converts to two single berths for sleeping.A spac  …see more

from $119 / night

$832 - $1347 / week

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from $119 / night

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Toliara Province / Toliara

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from $267 / night

$854 / week

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from $267 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Warwick

Warwickshire / Warwick

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
52 foot narrowboat, with a fixed double bed at the rear, a bathroom with a bath with shower over, freshwater flushing toilet, fully equipped galley with fridge, domestic gas cooker and everything you need for catering aboard. The forward lounge area has comfy seating an  …see more

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(144) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Cheshire / Nantwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
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. Please note that we  …see more

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(11) Very Good 

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Vacation narrowboat in Bromsgrove

Worcestershire / Bromsgrove

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Stoke Prior is situated in Central England in Worcestershire, giving you the opportunity to access the Avon Ring, Stourport Ring and Warwickshire Ring. Please note that we offer a minimum 3-night stay. A holiday on a Black Prince Narrowboat offers an opportunity to h  …see more

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Vacation narrowboat in Warwick

Warwickshire / Warwick

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
At 65ft Kate Elizabeth provides accommodation for up to six to eight people. There are two permanent double beds, two single beds and the facility for an additional bunk, or a convertible double in the lounge if required. The front cabin contains a settee, fold away ta  …see more

from $140 / night

$978 - $1588 / week

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from $140 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Stockton

Warwickshire / Stockton

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Amy Clare provides comfortable accommodation for four to five people. She is a 52ft all-steel narrowboatLooking out over the bow is the lounge and dining area with a foldaway table and two settees, which convert to two single berths and a single bunk. The Kate Boats�  …see more

from $106 / night

$737 - $1182 / week

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from $106 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Warwick

Warwickshire / Warwick

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Sleeping up to 8 people, she is a 66 foot semi-traditional narrowboat with a 5 foot well deck providing an outside seating area. Patricia Helen would qualify as a 5 star narrowboat as a 4 – 6 berth, but the addition of bunks drops her to a 4 star.Once inside t  …see more

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Vacation narrowboat in Stockton

Warwickshire / Stockton

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
NEW FOR 2012Brand new for 2012 Madeleine is a 47 foot semi traditional stern narrowboat. This will sleep up to 4 but gives luxury cruising for two.This boat is state of the art, with a fixed double at the stern, and a convertible double (or two singles) in t  …see more

from $122 / night

$851 - $1378 / week

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from $122 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Stockton

Warwickshire / Stockton

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Thomas David, our smallest boat at 38 foot, provides accommodation for up to four people and is available for mid- week and weekend breaks, commencing on Fridays. A full size four burner cooker with overhead extractor and spacious fridge with freezer compartment ensure  …see more

from $80 / night

$559 - $889 / week

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from $80 / night

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Vacation narrowboat in Southam

Warwickshire / Southam

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Alexander offers spacious prestige accommodation for up to six people. The forward cabin houses two people in convertible beds – either one double or two singles, and there are two other cabins, each with shower room and double bed. The steel hull narrowboat features  …see more

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Rhineland-Palatinate / Meuspath

1 50 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from $11 / night

$75 / week

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from $11 / night

169

State of Mato Grosso / Poconé

12 24 5 nights min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 mi
  • Child friendly

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from $130 / night

$910 / week

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from $130 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Vacation narrowboat in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

10 20 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require.Bassac I actually once was a rice barge, which we bought and overhauled into the cozy cabin cruiser it is today,  …see more

from $210 / night

$1470 / week

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from $210 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Llangattock Vacation narrowboat rental

Crickhowell / Llangattock

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 75 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Enjoy a luxury holiday cruising the most picturesque canal in the UK - the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales. This tranquil waterway is not joined to the rest of the UK's canal network so it remains uncrowded even in peak season, an  …see more

from $271 / night

$1892 - $2909 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Warwick Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Warwick

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Robert offers spacious prestige accommodation for up to six people.The forward cabin houses two people in convertible beds – either one double or two singles, and there are two other cabins, each with shower room and double bed.The steel hull narrowboa  …see more

from $144 / night

$1004 - $1632 / week

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from $144 / night