Self drive canal boat holidays
Locations throughout England, Scotland and Wales. View the locations
Boats, sleeping from 2 to 12 people. View the boats
holidays available, we have something for everyone. Find your holiday
Full training given on arrival of your holiday - No experience necessary
Enjoy the scenary and marvel at the engineering of the canal system
Cruise your own boat with a UK Barge Hire
Stop where you want, go where you want
Choose your barge from a variety of different locations thnroughout the county
Welcome to Barge Hire in the UK!
Book your barge holiday for a short break, week or fortnight.
You do not need to be experienced to operate one of our boats because full training is included in the price.
We are able to pass on substantial savings to you the customer without compromising on the luxury or quality of the canal boats by discounting through our website.
We are also available by telephone should you have any queries about your UK barge hire holiday.
Unlike other websites, our holiday availability is live and bookable straight away with secure online card payments. No email booking forms or 'we will get back to you scenarios'.
'In twenty years of canal boating we think this was the most comfortable / well appointed barge we have had and also the easiest to drive by far! Staff were super at both arrival and departure.'
Mrs W.N. Watson - Bedford