Canal boat day hire near me.

If you are looking to hire a canal boat for the day near where you live, this post may be of some use to you.

As the summer approaches and the weather gets better, people are looking to hire narrowboats to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it be for one day, a weekend or for a longer period of time.




But where are the best places to hire canal boats from near you?

Below you will find a ready-made map featuring all of the narrowboat hire companies listed on Google.

Whichever part of the UK you live in, there should be a canal boat hire place near you.

Narrowboat Hire Near Me

To find a canal boat hire for the day, firstly, click the View larger map link in the top left-hand corner of the map.

Secondly, drag the map to your local area of the UK and all of the canal boat hire places will appear.

Please ensure that Update results when map moves is checked at the bottom of the map for the results to automatically appear.

Click on a map marker for further details of the company, their location, customer reviews and prices.

Popular canals in the UK where you may be interested in hiring a narrowboat are:

  • The Grand Union canal
  • Leeds and Liverpool canal
  • Liverpool canal
  • Kennet and Avon Canal
  • Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
  • Trent and Mersey Canal
  • Oxford canal
  • Birmingham Canal

If you are like me, and have never hired a narrowboat before, booking one for a day seems like a good thing to do. To get used to steering the boat, working the locks, mooring and turning etc.

I am currently looking into hiring a narrowboat for the day in the area where I live. Hence the reason for this blog post. I wanted a quick way to find where to hire one from near me.

So, if you are looking to hire a canal boat for the day, feel free to use the above map.

I hope this helps you find a narrowboat to hire and enjoy your time on the canals.

All the best.

PS: A great website for more information on canals is the Canal & River Trust.