Gayton Marina in Northampton is well positioned for you to take a holiday on the canal network around the rural
landscape of Northamptonshire, and the boatyard's proximity to the M1 means that it's easy to get to
your boatyard. When choosing your boat from Gayton Marina, you have a variety of sizes of boats available: from
the "Gayton Weaver" which sleeps 4 people, to the "Gayton Swan"
which sleeps 12 people - and every size in-between.
Details about Gayton Marina in Northampton, Grand Union Canal
Hire your canal boat from Gayton Marina and choose from several different cruising routes. You could
cruise north on the Grand Union Canal, and head into Braunston, a journey which should take about 3 days - so ideal for
a short break. Or if you're going on a holiday for a week or more, cruise right through Braunston, stopping at Rugby, and finally Coventry.
And for those of you lucky enough to have 2 weeks of unspoilt adventure on your canal boat, explore the Leicester
Ring - which will take you on both canals and rivers.
Canal boats at Gayton Marina
The boats at Gayton Marina are all traditional canal boats - but they all have the modern
conveniences you'd expect from a 21st century boating holiday: TV, DVD, microwave, hairdryer - all
included aboard your boat. There's certainly no roughing it on a boat from Gayton Marina!
Fancy a canal boat from Gayton Marina
If you fancy a canal boat from Gayton Marina, and want to
find out more, you can check prices and boat availability from Hoseasons. There's
bound to be a boat for you.
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.