Welcome to ABC Boat Hire - Boating Holidays & Short Breaks!

The canals and rivers of England, Scotland and Wales stretch for over 2000 miles through some of the finest countryside imaginable. At ABC Boat Hire we have 14 start locations throughout the waterway network, from Falkirk in Scotland to Hilperton in Wiltshire, offering the widest choice of self-drive boat hire and narrowboat holidays.

Get up to 30% discount for 2015! - Quote ABC2015

If you book your holiday before December 31st for next year, you can get up to 30% discount. You'll get a 20% early booking discount and up to 10% loyalty discount (2.5% per booking, up to 4 bookings)

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Last Minute Boating Holiday Offers

Here are some of our last minute and special offers for boating holidays and short breaks.
For more, please visit our special offers page.

One Day Boat Hire Featured Boating Routes
Bowling And Return - Falkirk marina

The Forth & Clyde canal follows the Clyde Estuary all the way down the old ship building village of Bowling - A pleasant boating haven! 

The new Forth & Clyde canal extension provides a 1Km link from the existing canal. The Kelpies form the centerpiece to this new stretch of canal which is quite a sight to behold! Read more or See all our routes!
featured route - hilperton

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