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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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 $370 / night

$1647 - $2140 / week

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from $370 / night

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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

$637 - $750 / week

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from $91 / 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 $204 / night

$696 / week

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from $204 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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 $183 / night

$970 / week

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from $183 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rhone / Lyon

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from $81 / night

$450 - $600 / week

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from $81 / 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 featu  …see more

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(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 $215 / night

$964 - $1713 / week

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from $215 / 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 $307 / night

$1519 - $1952 / week

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from $307 / 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 $51 / night

$354 / week

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from $51 / 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 $11 / night

$71 / week

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from $11 / night

(4) Excellent 

5

Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Harborough Magna

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
we are a family run business based on the North Oxford Canal. We have 2 lovely traditional narrow boats based in Rugby, Warwickshire, ideal for first timers or people looking for a relaxing traditional boat but with modern twists. Our boats both have portholes and  …see more

from $308 / night

$922 / week

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from $308 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Narrowboat rental in Nantwich

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  …see more

from $98 / night

$870 - $2239 / week

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from $98 / 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

$2240 / week

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from $320 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Guildford

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 $305 / night

$1830 / week

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from $305 / night

(1) Very Good 

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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
Esma Frances is an elegant semi-traditional style boat fitted out to the very highest standard, providing luxury accommodation for up to six people.The forward lounge features a dining area with comfortable seating which converts into a double berth, or two single berth  …see more

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(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 mea  …see more

from $171 / night

$1196 / week

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from $171 / 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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(4) Very Good 

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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 $153 / night

$915 - $976 / week

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from $153 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Worcester

Worcestershire / Worcester

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
60ft cruiser stern narrowboat This boat is ideal for two couples as luxury boat with seperate bathrooms and cabins. Quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple controls. Instruction and buoyancy aids supplied free of charge.Boat design feature  …see more

from $305 / night

$1219 / week

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from $305 / night

(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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(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

$964 - $1863 / week

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from $150 / 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 November 2017 to April 2018 'Gloria' will be available for a 5 month, static, houseboat hire only at our base - our other boat 'Queenie' will still operate as normal. We offer 2 unique, bright, clean and cosy narr  …see more

from $208 / night

$1452 / week

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from $208 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat in Bath

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 $220 / night

$1172 - $2819 / week

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from $220 / night

(27) 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
For a relaxing holiday, cruise the most picturesque canal in the UK, on one of our 17 luxury narrowboats. The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales is not joined to the rest of the UK's canal network so it remains uncrowded eve  …see more

from $260 / night

$1817 - $2843 / week

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from $260 / 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 $244 / night

$1568 / week

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from $244 / 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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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

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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 narro  …see more

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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

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Vacation narrowboat in Warwick

Warwickshire / Warwick

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Stephen is an elegant semi-traditional design, fitted out by Kate Boats to the very highest standard, providing accommodation for up to six people.There is a fixed double bed and a convertible double. The forward lounge features a dining area with comfortable s  …see more

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(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

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(4) Very Good 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwick / Central Warwick

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Jenella has two fixed double beds, each with its own en-suite shower room. The lounge area has plentiful seating which converts to give an additional double and two further singles, or a total of four singles.She has a semi traditional stern, and a spacious fron  …see more

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Central Warwick Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwick / Central Warwick

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
A 54 foot semi-traditional style boat, fitted luxuriously in ash, she is light and airy; a good example of the high quality boat building that Kate Boats is renowned for.The front lounge area has a removable dining table along with a TV, DVD player, and CD radi  …see more

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State of Rio de Janeiro / Paraty

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from $282 / night

$1968 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Vacation narrowboat rental

Warwickshire / Warwick

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The forward lounge features a dining area with comfortable seating which converts into a double berth, or two single berths. In this area is the usual entertainment area, with a tv and dvd player, and radio with cd.The U shaped galley provides easy cooking facil  …see more

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(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 insi  …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

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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

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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 $268 / night

$857 / week

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Narrowboat rental in Warwick

Warwickshire / Warwick

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Rachel is a 47 foot semi traditional stern narrowboat. She sleeps up to 4 but gives the ultimate in 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 the lounge area.The  …see more

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