Ashby Boat Company, for your canal boat holiday, weekly holidays, short break holidays and Day Hire in the UK.
Top quality Narrowboat Holidays from Ashby Boat Company. Enjoy all that’s best in canal holiday cruising. Our quality interiors provide comfort and style. Your holiday narrowboat has central heating TV/DVD, 240 volts, bed linen provided, full size cooker, fridge and flush toilet. We also hire two luxury fully equipped dayboats; Badger and Mole.
The independent Ashby Boat Company take great pride in their narrowboats, both inside and out, with many people returning year after year for a canal holiday.
Late availability : Narrowboat Measham (sleeps 4-6) this week Saturday 1st October – Saturday 8th October special price now ….£645……….was £945.
Late availability : Narrowboat Moira (sleeps 2-4) this weekend Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October special price £495……..was £645
For the latest availbility please telephone the boatyard on 01455 212671 Or 07834 167984
2016 Prices and Brochure
Our 2016 prices are all inclusive……. SPECIAL EARLY BIRD 2017 PRICES…….Call 01455 212671
The Ashby Canal and Stoke Golding
The Ashby Canal is an unspoilt and lock-free rural canal winding its way through picturesque countryside,
perfect for short breaks and day hire, on the Warwickshire/Leicestershire boarder.
The Ashby canal is perfect for first timers or people looking for a relaxing break.
The picturesque waterway passes near Market Bosworth, you can explore Bosworth Battlefield ground and visit Shackerstone Steam Railway.
The Ashby canal has a number of excellent pubs
The Dog & Hedgehog (Dadlington), Horse & Jockey (Congerstone), Rising Sun (Shackerstone) and The Globe (Snarestone tunnel)
A Waterways holiday is one full of enjoyment and discovery all at your own pace.
With no pressure and no deadlines you can explore the abundance of natural beauty from wildlife to quiet villages and historic towns.
Everyone will enjoy their constantly changing surroundings as your boat meanders through the countryside.
While you are on the Ashby Canal you may like to visit the Battle of Bosworth Field where King Richard III was killed,as well as the museum where the full story of the battle is explained.
There are artefacts from the battle on display, as well as exhibits and reproductions of armour and costumes of the period.
The battlefield centre and museum is just 20 minutes walk from the canal.
Enjoying the Holiday
A family group anticipating their cruise along the inland waterways, as they begin their their canal boat holiday.
Whether you are returning year after year to the canals and waterways of England, or are less experienced, we promise you a friendly and helpful service.
We welcome many newcomers to our narrowboats each year, and we take pride in passing on all the necessary tuition you could possibly need for that first canal boat holiday experience.