When you opt for Narrowboat Hire on your holidays you will find that the variety of destinations which are available to you is vast. No matter where you are based in the UK you are never far away from one of the many water ways which is home to both permanent boat residents and holiday makers. Those on holiday can take to the UK’s canals for just a few days or for a couple of weeks at a time and there are routes which suit all needs.
The UK has over 2000 miles of canals and other waterways which are available to those who choose Narrowboat Hire. Those who have never sailed before need not be nervous as boat holidays are not as intimidating as they might at first sound. Hire companies will be able to tell you everything that you need to know before you leave and there are many routes which offer simple sailing with no locks.
When you decide on Narrowboat Hire you might also be surprised at how modern some of the boats can be. They may look as though they are old fashioned, but many of the boats have fully equipped kitchens with modern appliances, modern bathrooms and living and sleeping areas. You can choose to self-cater or simply stop off at one of the many pubs and other eateries which line the waterways of the country. Your holidays can be as leisurely as you wish and if you want to just sail up and down one particular stretch, there is nothing to stop you.
Most boat hire companies offer free car parking facilities so that sailors have peace of mind about their vehicles while they are away. There are also many safety features which are included on the boat such as safety netting and buoyancy aids which are useful when there are children on board.