For a boating holiday upon the Llangollen Canal in Shropshire, it's well worth looking at one of the narrowboats from Blackwater Meadow Marina in Ellesmere. This boatyard offers a good selection of boats, sleeping between 4 people and 8 people. You'll find Blackwater Meadow Marina on the Ellesmere Arm of the Llangollen Canal, with a cruise around these parts offering a some lovely scenery.
The narrowboats available from Blackwater Meadow Marina are the "Blackwater Weaver" which sleeps 4 people; the "Blackwater Eagle" which sleeps 7 people; "Blackwater Wye" and "Blackwater Owl" which both sleep 8 people. Whichever boat you decide is the one for you, you'll get a 240 volt electrical system; 12 volt sockets for mobile phone charging; central heating; the galley has a cooker, fridge and kettle; a TV and DVD player are also included; and you get a shower and toilet on-board.
The narrowboats are Blackwater Meadow Marina are control via "tiller" - which means you control the narrowboat from the back of the boat.
Topcraft Cruisers is a family
run boat-yard, supplying top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Ranging
from 2 berth to 8 berth - there's bound to be something which takes your fancy. If
you're after a boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads, this could be the place for
you to hire your boat from.
Royalls Boatyard is a family
run boat-yard, supplying a range of top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Situated
in Wroxham, this boat-yard makes an ideal starting point for you Norfolk Broads adventure.
Heritage Narrow Boats allows you
to rent a variety of canal boats - coming in a range of berthages, from 2 - 12. A great place to explore
several canals - including the Huddersfield
Canal, Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Macclesfield Canal, Peak Forest Canal or the
A boatyard in Scotland, Falkirk Marina is on Forth & Clyde and Union Canal. This boatyard is
an ideal base to cruise to Edinburgh or Glasgow. You can also take your narrowboat through the iconic
Falkirk Wheel; it's worth having a look at Falkirk Marina for a Scottish canal holiday.
For a Norfolk Broads adventure starting in Wroxham, try Summercraft cruisers. A great position on the River Bure, you
can take in the high ways and by-ways of the Norfolk Broads. Have a look at the Potter Heigham bridge too!
Anderson Boats has a reputation
for the high standards of its boats - which are available for you to cruise down a whole host of
canals, including the Llangollen Canal, Macclesfield Canal,
The Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Chester and Shropshire Union Canal. With a choice of
narrowboats which sleep between 2 people (great for a romantic break) to 8 people.
The houseboats from Hippersons boatyard are on the River Waveney at Beccles. These houseboats make a fantastic
holiday if you're looking to holiday on the Norfolk Broads - but don't want to cruise the broads and rivers.
Enjoy a boating holiday on the Thames, or on the Kennet and Avon Canal, with the narrow boat Gina, available from Mill Green in Caversham. Sleeping 6 people, with is lovely narrow boat to explore the waterways.