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  • Christmas Trips On The Basingstoke Canal

    Trips on: 8-9th, 15-16th, 21-23rd December 2018

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     Bookings 07934 926683

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  • Canal Side Kiosk and Picnic Area

    We have a selection of drinks, snacks, homemade cake and 'New Forest' ice creams.

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     Call Us 01256 703 691

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  • Accessible Narrowboat Holidays on the Basingstoke Canal

    offering opportunities for disabled people or access difficulties to go narrowboating

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  • Day Narrowboat Hire

    Days from Mid March to the end of November

    You can hire a Narrowboat for 3, 5 or 7 hours

    The perfect family day out.

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  • The Boatyard is open on the following days in September & October 10am to 5pm.

    The Boatyard will be closed on Monday 29th October until 25th March 2019, thank you to everyone who has visited us this year.


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  • Narrowboat Holidays on the Basingstoke Canal,
    Great Holidays in Hampshire & Surrey

    Only 1 hour from central London, you can wind down and enjoy life in the slow lane.

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  • Row Boats, Kayaks and Canoes

    You can hire a boat for an hour up to 6 hours to enjoy the canal.

    Please note - 2 hour maximum hire of rowboats at weekends.

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  • Canal Barge Hire Short Breaks and Weekly Hire

    Narrowboats sleep from 2 to 8 people.

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The Basingstoke Canal is one of the most user friendly canals in the UK. There are plenty of moorings, winding holes and pubs along its length, allowing you to take things at your pace.



  • We loved the boat which was so homely, the canal was beautiful with such varied scenery and great stops offs with superb pubs. The children loved the dragon flies, We will see you again.

    Mr Howard
    Mr Howard - Devon
  • Just wanted to thank you for the amazing experience we had on the canal, it is truly a beautiful area to visit and the friendly service you gave when we needed you for advice was gratefully received. We loved the Autumn colours and took some fantastic photos of the wildlife and scenery. We will definitely recommend this break to family and friends and we hope to see you in the Spring.

    Kim and Mike
    Kim and Mike - Waterlooville
  • We had a wonderful time on the narrowboat – it met all our expectations and more.  We loved being able to enjoy the environment and villages along the way.  We will recommend the experience to everyone.  The layout of the boat worked very well and Ron found the boat easy to handle. Best wishes.

    Marg and Ron
    Marg and Ron - Australia
  • We just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you after our fabulous weekend on the Basingstoke canal. It was a lovely boat and the service was very friendly and helpful. We had a wonderful trip and couldn’t have been luckier with the weather.

    Cab and Mark
    Cab and Mark - New Zealand


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