With canal holidays from Middlewich Narrowboats there’s something new around each corner! You can choose a relaxing holiday or experience canal holidays with adventure and exploration.
Middlewich Narrowboats has been running since 1971, and we are a small family run business. Every customer will be dealt with by a member of staff, we are not a central booking office. Our narrowboat hire fleet has a variety of boats from fully modernised narrowboats with facilities for ipods and games consoles etc, to fully traditional style narrowboats with traditional style boatman's cabins with solid fuel stoves and authentic canalboat engines. All of our staff have in depth knowledge of canal holidays, boats and the waterways.
Our canal holiday hire base in Middlewich is conveniently situated at the very hub of the famous, historic canal system of the North West and from our base 3 main routes radiate, the Four Counties Ring, the Cheshire Ring and the world famous Llangollen Canal. We have cruising information for each.
Our narrowboats are comfortable and fully equipped with everything you will need from the moment you step aboard. We offer a choice of comfort fleet, heritage fleet and family/large groups fleet narrowboats.
Choose from many canal boat routes that will take you through some of the most beautiful and diverse parts of the North West, West Midlands and North Wales.The most popular being Llangollen Canal, The Four Counties Ring, and The Cheshire Ring.
Self drive day hire canal boats are a great way to get some fresh air with friends or family and to sample what a longer canal holiday would be like. Lots of people get hooked this way! Please contact us for more details.
Our narrowboat hire fleet has a variety of boats from fully modernised narrowboats to fully traditional style narrowboats with traditional style boatman's cabins, our gallery will show you the different types of boats available.
There are many tourist sites including Chester's medieval shops and Roman walls, Llangollen with its steam railway, quaint villages such as Bollington or Brewood and canalside attractions such as Chirk and Beeston Castle.
“I have never been on a narrowboat before!! You may have many questions but we have all the answers. No previous experience is necessary, our boats are extremely easy to handle and full tuition is provided.
In an increasingly fast-paced and crowded world, the Canal & River Trust’s historic canals and rivers provide a local haven for people and nature. Click here to watch their interesting video information.
We are at the very hub of the famous, historic canal system of the North West. For details of how to get to us please telephone or email us direct or we can send you a leaflet which has all the information you require.
Why not join our facebook page and make friends with fellow narrowboaters and get all our up to date news. You will also find some interesting information, competitions and some beautiful photographs and videos.
At Middlewich Narrowboats we undertake most boat repair and refurbishment jobs including engine, plumbing, electrical, servicing, boat blacking etc. Our skilled craftsmen cover the full range of narrowboat fitting.
Visit Middlewich Narrowboats online shop where you can purchase many narrowboat products for all your needs including Maps & Guides, Chandlery, Souvenirs and we all so have many special offers available.