Boating Holidays


Hire a Thames cruiser or canal boat for your own Thames boating holidays. Plan your own voyage of discovery along the beautiful Upper River Thames.Visit Kingston, Windsor, Marlow, Reading, Henley and Oxford at your own pace.

For a scheduled River Thames cruise see Thames Cruises.

Operators What's on offer!
Bygone Boating Ltd. We use only classic motor cruisers, mostly wooden
Calmer Cruising for exploring the Thames and nearby canals Deluxe self-hire on the River Thames and adjoining canals.
Caversham Boat Services. 2-12 berth Cruisers and Narrowboats for Thames based holiday hire
College Cruisers Based in Oxford, with a long established canal boat fleet
Cotswold Boat Hire Cruisers 2-6 Berth - Upper Reaches of the Thames
Kate Boats boating holidays. Canal holidays and short breaks on the Grand Union and Oxford Canals
Le Boat- Boating Holidays Luxury boats sleeping up to 12 passengers available - Hire from 3 - 14 night breaks, one way or return on the Thames between Oxfordshire and Surrey.
Napton Narrowboats Quality narrowboat holidays and short breaks-canal based, 3 days from the Thames.
Wyvern Shipping Company Modern narrow boats for short break and weekly hire on the Grand Union canal