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Welcome to Long Term Narrowboat Hire. Rent a narrowboat from one month upwards, and cruise Britain’s unique network of canals and rivers.

Long Term Holiday Narrowboat

Live your dream afloat exploring Britain’s waterways. Experience the cruising life without the hassle of owning. Our long-term rental narrowboats The Squire, The Count, The Laird, The Earl and The Marquess can be hired at a fraction of normal holiday hire charges. The minimum hire is one month and monthly increments thereafter; you can hire for any duration provided it is for bona fide cruising with a minimum crew of two of you.

Just so as we all get off on the right footing please note that we do not hire to solo/single boaters and nor do we hire for the boats use as a static liveaboard/ alternative to a permanent dwelling.

NEW for 2021 – we are pleased to announce that a further two boats have been added to the fleet to cope with demand!!

  • Great value for money extended holiday option.
  • Try the boating life before you buy your own boat.
  • Ideal for EXPATS: exploring your heritage aboard your own cruising home with a different view every day.

Extended Holiday Afloat The stunning British canals and waterways can be navigated from North Wales to the South East of England. If you have ever enjoyed a holiday afloat but felt that you needed more time to explore more of our landscape, then a long term hire may be ideal. Relax and immerse yourselves into life aboard a narrowboat. Cruise the connected waterways on our boats as if they were yours. Find the freedom of the cruising life without deadlines and curtailments, slow-down and de-stress.

Thinking of a life afloat? Planning an adventure in your retirement? Try before you buy! Hire one of our boats to discover whether the waterway of life is for you without all the capital outlay of buying a boat- we might even be able to sell you the boat you hired! Seize the opportunity to live aboard and cruise.

Expat Cruising Explore England’s heritage and tourist attractions from your own private accommodation. The canals connect many famous landmarks including London, Windsor, Bath, Bristol, Oxford, Warwick, Stratford, Manchester, Leeds and Llangollen to name but a few, so an extended visit to the UK with your own pied-a-l’eau.

Contact us for a bespoke quotation or to discuss your hopes and dreams for an adventure afloat.