Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Fully Inclusive Narrowboat Holidays

20th January 2021

Now is an ideal time to start planning for the year ahead and have things to look forward to. This year holidays are in high demand and many people are looking for complete solutions to satisfy their needs and requirements.

Tasselweed at Lime Kilns Ashby Canal
Tasselweed at Lime Kilns Ashby Canal
A canal boating holiday with Grand Union Narrowboats provides a solution with no hidden costs. You also get piece of mind as all boats are extensively cleaned and prepared to our thorough covid standards so that you will feel safe in your holiday home from home. 

Our fully inclusive holidays include all of the key items you need. Many other operators charge for fuel, gas, car parking, insurance, bedding, towels etc. All of these are included in our upfront standard hire charge so you don’t get any extras to pay at the end of your trip.

As an option you are welcome to bring pets with you so that you can all join in the fun. The countryside is always on your doorstep offering you endless opportunities for walks and exploration. This does carry a small charge, full details are shown on our website when booking.

You can choose from our fleet of 6 boats to see which will best match your group’s needs.

Hawkweed and Ragweed:- Our smallest boats at 45 ft length, cosy and ideal for small groups 3 berth, 1 double plus a dinette single for a child up to 12 years old. 

Driftweed:- A mid-size of 55ft length 2/4 berth offering 2 doubles or 1 double and 2 singles. More spacious but still easy to handle.

Jimsonweed:- A larger boat at 65ft length 4/6 berth offering more space for small to medium groups with a fixed layout of 2 doubles and 2 singles.

Tasselweed:- Our longest boat at 70ft in length 4/6 berth featuring 3 double berths in 3 cabins, alternatively the aft 2 cabins can be changed into single cabins if required. This boat is spacious with the luxury of 2 bathrooms a dishwasher and washing machine.

Knotweed:- Our latest addition to the fleet is 68ft in length ideal for groups of family and friends. 8 berth with four separate cabins each configurable as 1 double or 2 singles as required offering total flexibility. Full details of all boats are on our website so you can explore in greater detail.

Demand is high for boats this year, booking early will ensure that the boat you want is available for your required dates.

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