Top quality Narrowboat Holidays from Ashby Boat Company. Our holiday prices are all inclusive, yes, diesel fuel and boat insurance is included in the price!
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 family owned Ashby Boat Company take great pride in their luxury modern narrowboats, both inside and out, with many people returning year after year for a canal holiday. We have been operating for almost 35 years and try and pay particular attention to customer service.
Day hire or mini breaks. Mole and Badger are two similar, well-equipped and comfortable dayboats that are available for short break (for two) or daily hire for up to ten people.
Weekly and short breaks. We have a number of well-equipped, comfortable narrowboats that are available for hire for up to ten people.
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.
We are a family run business which has developed and progressed, at a rapid pace, over the last 35 years. We have a high rate of customer return and aim to provide exceptional customer service.
Our modern fleet, of 8 narrow boats, is equipped with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing trip in the countryside.
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.