Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum hire period?

Our minimum hire period is 3 nights. You can have the holiday for less if you want, but the 3 night hire charge will still apply.


I have never used a canal boat before?

Full boat training is given on the day before you go out on your holiday. We also give you tuition on lock handling. Training is included in the price you pay.

A model of a lock for tuition

What happens if I have a problem during my holiday?

We have a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any problems you may have.


Where can I leave my car, and is there a charge?

Free car parking is available at many of the locations.

On site car parking at all holiday bases

Can I bring a dog on board, and if so, how many?

Many of the boats are pet friendly. Please see the booking form for more details on the boat you wish to book.

Dogs are welcome on most of our Canal Boats

Can we bring bicycles?

Bicycles are allowed at most of our locations. Please see the booking form for details.

Biking on a Canal Holiday