Anglo Welsh canal boats for hire


Call our Booking team on 0117 3041122 or Click here to download a Booking Form

Each member of our small friendly booking team knows our holidays inside and out and are committed to providing a personal service that makes booking quick and easy and ensures you have a memorable holiday.

Booking office opening times:

Our booking office is open at the following times:
Weekdays:   8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday :   9.00am – 4.00pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays including Christmas Eve:   10.00am – 4.00pm

The booking office is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday.

If you call outside office hours, please leave your details on our answering machine. We will call you back at your convenience during office hours.

Provisional bookings

We offer a seven day, no obligation, provisional booking facility to give you time to organise your crew and holiday dates. Simply speak with a member of our team to make your booking.

Departure days and times

Cruises generally start on Friday, Saturday, Monday or Tuesday and to ensure that your boat is in totally tip top working order, clean and refreshed, it won’t be ready until 3pm in the afternoon on the day your holiday begins. Boats need to be returned at 9am on the final day of your holiday – or the afternoon before, if you have made prior arrangements with the Booking Team.

Payment methods

Payment made by credit/debit card will enable your booking to be made. Your booking will be confirmed once you have sent in a completed and signed booking form.

Your holiday deposit

The deposit for your holiday is 25% of your basic brochure holiday price (Box A on your booking form), or full payment if your holiday is within eight weeks of booking.

Final balance

You’ll need to pay the balance of your invoice eight weeks before your holiday starts.  You can pay by cheque or credit/debit card.

If you would like to pay by cheque, please make cheques payable to ‘Anglo Welsh Limited’.

For answers to a range of frequently asked questions, check out our FAQ section.

Be Inspired

We offer a range of different types of holidays such as City Breaks, Relaxation Cruises and Popular Destinations

City Breaks
Rural retreats
Popular places

So why choose Anglo Welsh?

Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
Family friendly and pet friendly holidays.
Great days out on the water.
Luxury canal boat hire and Thames boating holidays.

Anglo Welsh. So much more than narrowboats

...but don't just take our word for it