How to book a canal boat holiday

Booking your canal boat holiday with us couldn't be easier! 

All you need to do is choose your start location from our UK waterways map; select the date you want to go; the length of your holiday; and for how many people. Then, simply click 'search'.

Next, you'll then be shown all of the available narrowboat holidays to choose from. Whether you’re a boating beginner or you’re looking for a route with multiple canal locks to challenge your narrowboat skills, here at ABC Boat Hire, we have the perfect holiday for you.


Other ways to book

If you would rather not book online, you can call one of our friendly booking office team members who will be more than happy to assist you. 

Call: 0330 333 0590 (UK Local Rate)

If you're dialling from outside of the UK, dial +44 1905 610660

Holiday Payments

We require a 25% deposit at the time of booking, which is calculated from the original narrowboat hire price before any discounts are applied. 

The holiday balance is payable 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday.


Easy Pay

If you like, you can spread the cost of your holiday at no extra charge with our Easy Pay plan.

If you select this option, you'll be given a payment plan payable by Direct Debit each month consisting of equal instalments. Find out more about our direct debit holidays now.