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 and towels 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.
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.
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.
Here is a link to a Canal & River Trust boat handling video
Fantastic boatyard with a very warm welcome.
This has been the best canal holiday we’ve had, the Ashby canal is stunning.
Fantastic boatyard with a very warm welcome, excellent instruction and extremely polite, a very accommodating company. Fantastic communication before holiday which we have never had with other boatyards.
Absolutely nothing was too much trouble for all the staff at Ashby Boats. Excellent equipped boat presented in pristine order.