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Ultimate canal boat guide

Perhaps you’re considering trying something a little different for your next trip away with the family? Whether you’re a first-time boater or you’re simply interested in learning more about boating holidays, discover our helpful boaters guide – here to provide you with advice, recommendations and information about narrowboat holidays. Canal guide Preparing for your canal boat holiday is an excit...

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5 reasons to go on a canal boat holiday

Wondering where to go on holiday with the kids? The best family holidays can often take place closer to home. With a canal boat holiday, you can experience the beautiful English countryside; glide across the canal waters in your second home and spend quality time together either as a family, a couple or a group of friends. Learn why a canal boat holiday is the perfect choice for your next trip awa...

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What to take on a canal boat holiday

Looking forward to your next narrowboat holiday, but unsure what to pack? Canal boats are designed to have enough storage for the whole family – but it’s important not to over-pack, while remembering the essentials. From torches and canal maps to board games and books, find out what to take on a canal boat holiday today using our boating trip packing list. What to take on a boating holiday? Prac...

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GOLD Trusted Service Award

ABC BOAT HIRE AWARDED FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2018 February 2018 ABC Boat Hire has won the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. Those that meet th...

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