Your largest choice of self-drive boating holidays. Over 1,600 hire boats from 80 different locations. No previous boating experience necessary.

Waterways Holidays - UK Canal Boat Holidays and Norfolk Broads Boat Hire. Choice of Narrowboats, Cruisers, Widebeam Canal Barges & Norfolk Broads Sailing Yachts.

Find your ideal Canal, Norfolk Broads or River Thames boating holiday from our boat availability search of over 1,800 narrowboats, cruisers & sailing yachts from 60 leading boat hire operators across the UK and a choice of over 80 boat hire start locations throughout the waterways of England, Scotland and Wales. No previous boating experience is required as full instruction on boat handling is provided at the start of your holiday on arrival at the boatyard to collect your hire boat.

Your holiday boat hire booking contract is always directly with the owners of your selected hire boat at the best available price including any applicable discounts or special offers. No booking fees are charged. Just choose your holiday location, dates, group size and check availability to find your perfect boat. Then reserve your boating holiday online at the direct booking price or call us for advice between 9am & 5.30pm (UK) Monday to Saturday on 01252 796400 (+44 01252 796400).

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