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Luxury Canal Boat Hire in UK

Black Prince Narrowboats

Over the past few years, Black Prince Holidays has invested more than any other canal boat or narrowboat hire company in building a fleet of bespoke, modern canal boats, making our holiday hire fleet the youngest in the country in canal history.

We recently introduced our new Signature range. Hand built with a contemporary bespoke design, this new class firmly puts our stamp on the future of modern narrowboat holidays. As well as the fresh decor, we’ve enhanced the practicalities with more worktop space and a microwave in the kitchen, added more comfort with black-out blinds and bespoke mattresses plus included all the modern necessities such as multiple USB sockets, wireless charging pads and a flat-screen TV.

Narrowboats for 2 to 4 People

Narrowboats for 4 to 6 People

Narrowboats for 6 to 8 People

Narrowboats for 8 to 10 People

Narrowboats for 2 to 4 People

The Princess 2 Signature is available to hire for a canal holiday at our Bradford-on-Avon base in southern England.

Narrowboats for 4 to 6 People

The Princess 4 Signature is available to hire for boat holidays at our Stoke Prior base in Worcestershire and our Napton base in Warwickshire
The Princess 6 Signature is also available for canal boat hire at our Stoke Prior base in Worcestershire.

Narrowboats for 6 to 8 People

All our UK canals narrowboats have water-cooled engines, full central heating, airing cupboards, showers, superior macerator toilets, cookers, fridges (with small freezer unit), colour tv, radios, CD and DVD players, smoke and CO alarms so you can enjoy every possible amenity on your holiday routes.

All the boats in the Classic range are made to the same specifications but the different names indicate different layouts and the number of berths that each boat has.

For example, the Princess 2 is a one-bedroom boat available for self-drive trips. It differs from the Duchess 2 in that the layout is different – the Princess 2 has a bedroom at the front of the boat, and the Duchess 2 has a bedroom at the rear of the boat. However, most of the internal specifications are the same.

Some one-bedroom boats have the option for the seating area in the lounge to be made up into a second bed. Please check the individual descriptions for further details when you hire canal boats from our collection.

You can view all boat layouts and sleeping options if you click on each link below.

Please note we do not offer WiFi on our fleet.


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