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Grand Union Narrowboat Holidays

Grand Union Narrowboats is based on the Grand Union Canal at Weedon in heart of the beautiful county of Northamptonshire. The Furniss family who operate Grand Union Narrowboats have been part of the inland waterways industry for over 25 years so you are in very capable hands.

Narrowboat hire Special Offer

Flotilla Offer

10% off your holiday when booking two or more boats together

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Narrowboat hire Special Offer

Multi-Week Discount

Book 2 weeks & save 15% off the 2nd week, or book 3 weeks & save 20% off the 3rd week

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Narrowboat hire Special Offer

2021 Early Booking Discount

10% discount on 2021 holidays

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Hawkweed

Hawkweed

3 berth

Ragweed

Ragweed

3 berth

Driftweed

Driftweed

2/4 berth

Jimsonweed

Jimsonweed

6 berth

Tasselweed

Tasselweed

4/6 berth

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Testimonials


Andrew (Jul 2020) - "This is our 6th barging trip, Steve is a small independent family run business that stands out above the rest as he really values his customers and has great attention to detail, striving to ensure that your holiday is the best it can be."

Mick (Jul 2020) - "....our first holiday since covid 19 from the first contact with Steve until its cheerio on the last day everything was top class.."

JRR849 (Jul 2020) - "...Steve and the team did a wonderful job on handover both at the start and end of the trip. They were very clear communicating how they were adapting to keep the trip safe and Covid-friendly. We want to come back for a 2 week trip next time!."

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Our Narrowboats

Our 2, 4 and 6-berth purpose-built, 4 star narrowboats, are available for hire from our easily accessed base at Weedon. You can be confident of having a canal boat holiday to remember, taking in the delights of the canals of Great Britain.

Routes you can take

From Weedon ...More >there is an amazing choice of routes for your narrowboat hire including gems such as the Oxford Canal, the Ashby Canal, the River Thames and, of course, our personal favourite – the Grand Union Canal, cruising either north along the stunningly beautiful Leicester line of the Grand Union Canal through Watford Locks, Market Harborough and Foxton locks or perhaps south through the amazing Blisworth Tunnel and the quintessentially English canal side village of Stoke Bruerne and on southwards towards the Chilterns. See more information on routes you can take with our boats..

New to canal boating?

We understand that for some the prospect of taking to the helm of your narrowboat hire together with the operation of the canal locks can seem a little daunting! DON’T PANIC. We are very thorough on our handovers, as well as showing how all the controls on the boat work to ensure ALL our novice customers get practical steering tuition along with instruction and help with your first locks. We feel this is very important as the sooner you feel at ease with the practicalities of a canal boat holiday the sooner to can start to enjoy the delights of England’s waterways.

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