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Canal Boat Weekend Break For Up to 6 - 14 UK Locations!

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A Canal Boat Stay at your choice of 14 UK locations with ABC Boat Hire. From £629 for a three or four-night weekend for up to four people or from £809 for up to six people - save up to 37%

Check in: 14:30

Check out: 10:00


  • Where: At a choice of 14 picturesque locations across the UK, including Shropshire, Cheshire, and the Scottish Lowlands (see map below).
  • What’s included: Three or four-night weekend hire of a canal boat for up to six people.
  • Accommodation: Each boat comes equipped with bed linen, towels, welcome pack, crockery, cooking utensils, WiFi and buoyancy aids.
  • Local area: Cruise along some of the UK’s most beautiful canals - ABC Boat Hire can advise on the best routes for each area!
  • Furry friends: Can't bear to leave your furry friends behind? Take them along for the ride and make memories with your pet pals by your side - ABC will let you bring up to 2 pets free!
  • Canal Wildlife: As well as stunning scenery, keep an eye out for wonderful wildlife surrounding the water! From badgers to swans to frogs to otters, we're sure you'll spot some creatures - great and small!
  • Perfect getaway: Sick of stale hotel stays? Soak up the stunning scenery as you glide the water and enjoy a minibreak with a difference! Unwind with your pals, make memories with the family or enjoy a romantic minibreak!
  • When: Valid for stays on selected dates until 14th Oct 2024.

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Looking for a relaxing break with a difference? It’s a-boat time you checked out today’s deal!

We’re offering you a three or four-night weekend canal boat stay for up to four people from just £629 or for a stay for up to six people from £809, saving you up to 37% off ABC Boat Hire’s prices.


Get away from it all with a relaxing canal boat holiday for up to six people. You’ll gather your crew and climb aboard a charming canal boat from ABC Boat Hire, who specialise in super-serene holidays all around the UK. Once you’ve picked up your boat from your chosen location (see map below), you’ll be shown the ropes by a professional, before you set off for three nights to cruise to your heart’s content! Each boat comes fully equipped with everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay, including towels, bed linen, crockery, cooking utensils and a welcome pack with essentials like washing-up liquid, toilet roll, a sponge, and a tea towel. You’ll even have parking taken care of, and WiFi on board to stay connected! And with 14 starting locations across the UK, you’re sure to find the perfect place to escape with your friends or family…

Aldermaston Wharf

From Aldermaston you can cruise the Kennet and Avon Canal or access the River Thames (Thames license included with the boat hire price). Nearby towns include Newbury, Thatcham and Reading, with Aldermaston railway station also close by.

Alvechurch Marina

Alvechurch Marina is at the heart of an extremely varied canal network with a selection of routes around the Midlands. Local to the marina is the impressive 30 lock Tardebigge Flight which leads down to Worcester and the River Severn, and on-site is the multi award winning Weighbridge pub serving food and a great selection of real ales.

Anderton Marina

This is one of the most northerly of the English bases with access to Cheshire, the remote and beautiful Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the Trent and Mersey. A local feature is the nearby Anderton Boat Lift and there is an on-site licensed restaurant, The Moorings.

Blackwater Meadow Marina

Situated close to the Ellesmere Arm on the Llangollen Canal, which offers scenic beauty and breathtaking engineering. The closest base to Llangollen, if you want to visit on a short break.


Explore the lowlands of Scotland with easy cruising and very few locks and experience the incredible Falkirk Wheel, linking the Union Canal and the Forth and Clyde Canal.


Perfect to discover parts of the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Cheshire and Shropshire. Travel along the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, where you head north towards the Potteries and the Peak District, or go further afield into Shropshire towards the Cheshire Plains and its dramatic scenery.

Goytre Wharf

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal is yours for the exploring! Inaccessible from any other waterway, you’ll have 35 miles of stunning countryside to explore as well as vast views Brecon Beacons National Park!

Gayton Marina

Routes are typified by rolling Northamptonshire arable landscapes, rural countryside passing through hills and wooded country, and towns and villages along the way easily accessible from the canal side.

Hilperton Marina

The most southerly base, Hilperton is well located on the Kennet and Avon Canal, often considered one of the very best for natural beauty and wildlife.

Kings Orchard Marina

Sat in stunning Staffordshire, nestled within a beautiful rural location, you’re in a great spot to explore the Coventry Canal as well as nearby Lichfield, with a variety of bars, restaurants and more!

Springwood Haven Marina

If you’re looking for a trip with glorious countryside as well as charming towns to explore, Springwood is just for you! You’ll start with peaceful and picturesque views before heading into lovely nearby Nuneaton – home of novelist George Eliot.

Whitchurch Marina

For tranquility and beauty, start from Whitchurch and meander along the Llangollen and Shropshire Union Canals, enjoying the wide open spaces and hillsides of Wales. You can visit the Pontcysylle Aqueduct in a four night or week break from this base.

Worcester Marina

The City of Worcester has the River Severn running through it which is overlooked by the 12th Century Worcester Cathedral. It is the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain and the birthplace of composer Sir Edward Elgar.

Wrenbury Mill

For pretty scenery and stunning views, little compares to the Llangollen Canal with features including the Ellesmere 'meres' and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

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The Fine Print

  • One voucher per group of up to six people.
  • May buy multiples as gifts.
  • Voucher valid for stays on selected dates until 14th Oct 2024; valid for purchased dates only.
  • Must book by 14th Oct 2024.
  • Boat will be fuelled and ready for your holiday however cost of fuel excluded.
  • £60 deposit required four weeks before your holiday; the balance will be refunded at the end of your holiday, after the value of the used fuel is deducted; if this amounts to more than £60, you will be asked to pay the additional cost.
  • Up to two pets can be brought for free but please notify ABC before arrival of any pets travelling with you.
  • Three Night stays - Fri check in
  • Four Night stays - Mon check in
  • No cancellations or changes once redeemed.
  • Promo codes cannot be applied to this deal.
  • Marketing credits cannot be applied to this deal.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Additional admin fee applies
  • This deal will be advertised on site until 13.10.2024. Price is subject to change.
Representative Example:
  • Representative 23.9% APR (variable).
  • Purchase rate 23.9% p.a. (variable).
  • Assumed credit limit £1200.

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