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Narrowboat hire from 9 locations

Your waterways adventure starts from a choice of nine beautiful holiday locations across the UK, from Oxford to Scotland, the Peak District to Wales, the Midlands to the South of England. Each of these carefully chosen locations offer some of the best of linear and ring canal and river routes, meaning that you can enjoy the mix of peace of the countryside with the lively sights and sounds of historical cities.

Flexible canal boat holidays

With Black Prince you can choose a narrowboat holiday to suit you with flexible durations from a three-night short canal break to a six-week tour! In addition we can offer bespoke lengths of holidays should you require it, just give our team a call. Our fully heated narrowboats for hire mean that you can enjoy the waterways in early spring right through to late autumn. In addition, we offer a variety of narrowboats to hire that sleep from two up to ten people.

Narrowboat Hire made easy

No previous canal boating experience is necessary with Black Prince Holidays, full instruction will be given on your arrival at the base. Our British Marine Federation accredited teams will talk you through the canal boat hire operation, all you need to know about locks, plus provide maps and give you tips on the best places to moor up and eat. In addition, Black Prince Holidays also have a 24-hour emergency phone line with a free call-out service – we are here to help you! Find out more in our new to narrowboating section.