1. Hosted Canal Boat Weekend Trip
  2. Hosted Canal Boat Weekend Trip
  3. Hosted Canal Boat Weekend Trip

Hosted Canal Boat Weekend Trip

We offer a fully hosted Canal Boating Weekend. Bring your friends and family on a unique chartered canal boat experience. Enjoy a whole weekend exploring the UK's canals just outside Manchester. Learn all about this hidden world. Have a go at steering our 69ft Narrowboat, and learn how to work the locks. Our Tours are fully hosted. Let your experienced hosts Mark and Ruth guide you on our journey. We'll stop at local pubs, and give you options for walking, or take our canoe for a paddle (small local charge). Our boat can accommodate up to 10 guests in 8 bunk beds and a sofa bed in the lounge (only used for 9 or 10 guests). Our boat is fully central heated, and includes 2 bathrooms with good, hot showers, comfy full-length bunk beds with individual reading lights, a lounge with ipod docking station, acoustic guitar, books, games, and an honesty bar including a real ale hand pump serving beer from a local microbrewery (pull your own pint!) Our tours include the following: - Breakfast of cereals, toast & condiments, and fruit juices. - Lunch platter of warm bread, meats, cheese & salads - Two course home-cooked evening meal - Fairtrade tea, real ground coffee, and hot chocolate (with marshmallows!) - Homemade cake - Fresh fruit Excludes: - Alcoholic drinks from the on-board honesty bar - One evening meal in a local pub Tours run from March to October and YOU MUST BOOK FROM FRIDAY TO SUNDAY. Start your tour any time from 5pm on the Friday. Tours finish on Sunday at 4pm. WHERE ARE WE: Our tours are based around Manchester, Cheshire & Derbyshire. As we travel slowly, our tours are one-way so that you're not having to cover the same ground twice. All start and finish points are within walking distance of train stations, and we can also assist with taxi's (normally no more than £40 per car). If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Captain is included.
A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
10 guests
Houseboats & Sleepaboards
Canal Boat


Features & Details

  • Bar
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Inverter
  • Berth

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

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