Searching for a narrowboat can be a tiresome process. There are multiple brokers, private sellers, marinas and even hire companies selling boats. On Narrowboats.uk you can search and compare narrowboats from the UK’s top narrowboat brokers, dealers and private sellers all in one place.
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Ex-hire and holiday narrowboats can be a great option when buying a canal boat. They are usually extremely well maintained as well as regularly serviced and looked after. So, where can you find and buy these narrowboats? The top tier brokerages don’t always like shout about the holiday boats they are selling on. Narrowboat hire […]
No, you do not need a licence to drive a narrowboat on the canals in England and Wales. However, you do need to have a boat licence, which is issued by the Canal & River Trust. The boat licence is required for all boats, regardless of whether they have a motor or not. It costs […]
The cost of a new narrowboat can vary depending on the size, features, and build quality. However, you can expect to pay anywhere from £50,000 to £150,000 for a new narrowboat. Here is a breakdown of the average costs of new narrowboats: £50,000 – £70,000: Basic narrowboats with a small amount of space and basic […]