Beautiful, cleverly designed narrowboats ideal for both experienced boaters and newcomers alike

Discover the joy of canal boat holidays on the Lancaster Canal. Hire one of our Canal Narrowboats for a short break or a full week and navigate the canal from Preston to Tewitfield. Enjoy the freedom of a Barge Holiday on the Lancaster Canal.

We are based at Barton Grange Marina on the A6 between Preston and Lancaster.

Linking Preston to Kendal, the Lancaster Canal is one of the country’s few contour canals. Built along the natural lie of the land it offers 41 miles of lock free cruising - the longest stretch in the country. As the canal is naturally level, it also lends itself to gentle walking and cycling as well as canoeing and other outdoor pursuits.

In addition to providing spectacular views of the Silverdale Coast, Forest of Bowland and Wyre countryside, the Lancaster Canal also features some of the most impressive canal architecture in the country. The Lune Aqueduct, which is currently is benefitting from a £2.25 million transformation, is one of John Rennie’s finest works and not to be missed.

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    About Daisy

    Daisy is a beautiful narrowboat which sleeps 2/3 people making her perfect for couples or small families.

    She is cleverly designed to feel much more spacious than other boats of her size.

    On board daisy there is a log burning stove in case the weather turns chilly. Kindling, fire lighters and plenty of logs are supplied.

    Daisy is dog friendly and so your favourite pet will be able to join you.

    At just 34′ she is very easy to handle, making her ideal for both experienced boaters and newcomers alike.

    As you cruise along the beautiful, lock-free Lancaster canal, visiting lovely villages and canal side pubs along the way, you can relax and unwind aboard “Daisy”… your floating cottage.

  • Prices

    Summer
    Beginning Of Apr – End Of Sept
    Rest Of Year (Discounted)
    Beginning Of Oct – End Of Mar
    Short Break – £515 Short Break – £465
    Full Week – £745 Full Week – £625

    Prices correct as of 24/08/2015

    * A short break runs from 2pm Friday until 10am Monday or 2pm Monday until 10am Friday.
    * A full week runs from 2pm Friday until 10am the following Friday. Other starts dates maybe available.

    Booking & Availability

    Booking a break on Daisy is very simple. Call Sylvia on 01253 356 399 or book online below. Simply select your desired dates as per the layout above, complete the details form and click submit. We will then get in touch to confirm your booking.

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  • About Poppy

    Poppy is a brand new, bespoke narrowboat built to extremely high standard by Brayzel Narrow Boats.

    At 45ft in length, she is small enough to manoeuvre whilst comfortably sleeping 4 people. There is one fixed double bed in the bow and one make-up double bed in the lounge area. The modern full central heating is sure to keep you cosy.

    A spacious deck gives you plenty of room to sit and watch the beautiful Lancashire countryside drift by at leisurely 3mph. What a great way to unwind.

  • Prices

    Summer
    Beginning Of Apr – End Of Sept
    Rest Of Year (Discounted)
    Beginning Of Oct – End Of Mar
    Short Break – £625 Short Break – £575
    Full Week – £985 Full Week – £875

    Prices correct as of 24/08/2015

    * A short break runs from 2pm Friday until 10am Monday or 2pm Monday until 10am Friday.
    * A full week runs from 2pm Friday until 10am the following Friday. Other starts dates maybe available.

    Booking & Availability

    Booking a break on Poppy is very simple. Call Sylvia on 01253 356 399 or book online below. Simply select your desired dates as per the layout above, complete the details form and click submit. We will then get in touch to confirm your booking.

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When you begin your holiday, we will offer you as much tuition as you feel you need. We will stay on board until you feel confident with the boat then leave you to enjoy your relaxing holiday but remember, 24 hour help is only a phone call away!

The price includes: Bedding, towels, toilet rolls, washing up liquid, sponge, tea towels, umbrella, torch and a full tank of diesel. Daisy has a cassette toilet and Poppy has an ordinary flushing toilet.

On board you will find a full sized cooker, fridge, TV/DVD player, and all the cutlery, crockery, pots and pans you will need. Poppy is also equipped with a hair dryer.

A welcome pack containing tea, coffee, sugar, milk, biscuits and one or two surprises is also included.

Buoyancy aids will be provided free of charge to anybody who requests them. You are strongly advised to take out personal insurance for your trip.

You can contact us numerous ways. See below for details.

Email

Email

e : info@lancaster-canal-boat-hire-holidays.co.uk
Telephone

Telephone

t : 01253 356 399 m: 07977 683 282

Address

Barton Grange Marina, Garstang Road, Brock, PR3 0BT.
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