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Looking for boating holidays in England's waterways? Find canal boat holidays in England scattered across the country, perfect for your next narrowboat holiday on the water.
Choose from Anderton Marina in Cheshire where you can visit one of the 7 Wonders of the Waterway – The Anderton Boat Lift – to the scenic beauty from the Blackwater Meadow Marina in Shropshire. Browse our narrowboat holidays in England below to find the perfect trip for you.
Cruise the Kennet and Avon Canal or access the River Thames. Nearby towns include Newbury, Thatcham and Reading, with Aldermaston railway station also close by.More information
March Marina is located in Cambridgeshire - near Cambridge and Ely. Browse our canal routes and book your perfect canal boat holiday in Cambridge. Find out more about Cambridge boating from March Marina now.More information
This is one of the most northerly of our English bases with access to Cheshire, the remote and beautiful Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the Trent and Mersey.More information
Gayton Marina routes are enriched by the rolling Northamptonshire arable landscape. These routes pass through the countryside hills and woodland areas, as well as towns and villages along the way, which are all easily accessible from the canal side. Discover more about Northampton canal boat holidays from Gayton Marina.More information
Situated close to the Ellesmere Arm on the Llangollen Canal which offers scenic beauty and breathtaking engineering. Our closest base to Llangollen if you want to visit on a short break.More information
No boating enthusiast’s life is complete without a cruise on the scenic Llangollen canal. A fleet of 18 hand-crafted boats caters for anything from 2 to 8 guests. Spend a leisurely week taking in the Llangollen with its famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – or head north towards Chester or Nantwich.More information
Gailey Wharf is situated just off the A5 in Staffordshire, within cruising reach of the counties of West Midlands, Worcestershire, Shropshire and Cheshire.More information
Located in Staffordshire on the Coventry Canal, Kings Orchard Marina is nestled within a beautiful rural hideaway, an ideal start location. We have 4 classes available from Kings Orchard. The 5 berth Plover and The 4 berth Wren, both ideal for couples and small families and the 6 berth Lark and 8 berth Warbler classes, which are great for larger families and groups.More information
Located on the Oxford canal, only one day’s cruising away from Coventry and 2 days away from Warwick Castle, our fleet of boats at Rugby Wharf can accommodate up to 10 people and take you on a cruise around the Shire Counties of the Midlands.More information
Coming in the 2022 boating season, Springwood Haven Marina is ABC Boat Hire's latest addition to it's start locations. Springwood Havenis a rural marina located on the Coventry Canal in Nuneaton.More information
An ideal base for exploring the western end of the Kennet & Avon canal. Our marina has 23 narrowboats in all sizes from 47ft for just 2/4 of you, up to our largest boat, the 70ft 12 berth Swan class. Visit Bath and Bristol or cruise east to Devizes and beyond.More information
Alvechurch Marina is situated in the heart of the Midlands, with boats available for up to 12 people across several different classes of boat. Available routes include various rings and several 'there and back' options catering for holiday lengths from 3 nights to 14 nights and beyond.More information
The City of Worcester has the River Severn running through it which is overlooked by the 12th Century Worcester Cathedral.More information