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Grand Union Narrowboats

Narrowboat Hire, Engine Servicing & Boat Painting

Traditional canal boat painting

Grand Union Narrowboats is a small family run business operating from The Boatyard at Weedon in the heart of Northamptonshire on the Picturesque Grand Union Canal. Proprietor Steve Furniss is no stranger to the waterways as he has been involved in canal boats for over thirty years gaining experience working with leading hire boat fleets and operating a very successful hotel boat and passenger boat businesses with his wife Steph.

Our Services

Canal Boat Hire

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Purpose built canal boat available for holiday hire...

Canal Boat Engine Servicing

Narrowboat Engine Servicing & Repairs

Engine servicing & repairs on any modern engine...

Traditional Canal Boat Painting

Professional Narrowboat Repainting

Full Narrowboat repaints in purpose built fully enclosed heated workshop...


Our Facilities



Barbara S (2017) - ".... excellent service by Steve. Thank you for the lovely extras, very nice touch. We have had a fantastic week ... Would highly recommend ..."

Helen & Michael Reed (2017) - "We had a fantastic week on Hawkweed ... The boat truly exceeded our expectations...Definitely recommend a holiday with Grand Union Narrowboats..."

West Midlands (2017) - "Four of us had a wonderful holiday... very thorough safety aspects and training given by Steve was second to none and enabled us to thoroughly enjoy our holiday with confidence..."

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