Please note that the BLUE colour coding on the YEAR VIEW does not indicate that BOTH boats are booked, use the MONTH view to check availability for each boat. If a calendar date has neither a blue nor green booking in it the boats are available.

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No. of nights Queenie Gloria (using 1 dbl bed) Gloria (using 2 dbl beds) Possible routes & discounts
3 £630 £680 £680 Dunham, Lymm, Stockton Heath
4 £840 £890 £890
5 £1,050 £1,100 £1,100 Anderton Boat Lift in Northwich
6 £1,260 £1,310 £1,310 Appley Bridge, Lancashire
7 £1,470 £1,520 £1,520 Middlewich Junction
8 £1,630 £1,680 £1,680
9 £1,790 £1,840 £1,840 Liverpool (less time in L/pool)
10 £1,950 £2,000 £2,000 The Cheshire Ring a narrowboat holiday route for the serious holiday hirer! This is a 7 day minimum trip through Manchester, the Peak District, the Cheshire Plains and back to base at the Bridgewater marina - 97 miles and 92 locks. Really varied scenery and stunning views.
11 £2,110 £2,160 £2,160
12 £2,270 £2,320 £2,320
13 £2,430 £2,480 £2,480 Audlem, Shropshire Union Canal
14 £2,590 £2,640 £2,640 Liverpool or leisurely Cheshire Ring.
21 £3,360 £3,410 £3,410 Llangollen, Four Counties Ring
28 £4,130 £4,180 £4,180 Huddersfield Narrow to Standedge Tunnel - the longest, highest and deepest tunnel in the country. Then on the Calder to Leeds. Returning via Leeds Liverpool (inc. the Wigan flight of 23 locks). Total locks: 223.

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How To Book 


  • Use the calendar to check availability. Click on 'YEAR' and 'MONTH' (top left of calendar) to check any dates for 2020 onwards. Click into each month to check availability for both boats. Note there are two separate prices depending on how you want to use the boat.


  • Complete the Enquiry/Booking Form - you don't need to make a payment at this point.
  • We will then contact you with more information and relevant payment instructions should you wish to make a booking.
  • We prefer to use online bank transfer.
  • You can pay via Paypal - a secure online payment system. If you use this payment method 2% will be added to your hire fee.
  • If you wish to discuss other payment options please contact us.
  • Your personal details will be kept confidential.

If you do want to secure your preferred dates you will need to pay a deposit of 30% of the total hire fee -  the remaining fee is to be paid 12 weeks before the hire starts.

By making a payment you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions.