Norfolk Broads Boating Holidays, Sailing Yachts & Canal Boat Hire across the UK Waterways.

Hire Boat offers a selection of over 1,800 boats available for hire from over 80 different start locations. Choose from a variety of different boating holidays including cruisers and sailing yachts on the Norfolk Broads or a traditional narrowboat on the Canals & Rivers across the UK including Scotland, Wales and England. Full tuition is provided on arrival so no previous experience is required.

Your contract of hire is always with the boat owners of your selected hire boat. Hire terms are always available when clicking the picture of the boat on a results page. No booking fees are charged. Your holiday is always booked at the best price including any special offers or discounts available. Choose your desired location for your boat holiday, your dates, size of the party and check availability to find your perfect hire boat. Then reserve your hire boat online at the direct booking price and we will call you back to discuss your holiday and confirm the reservation. Alternatively, you can call us for advice and to book your boating holiday. We are open between 9am & 5.30pm (UK) Monday to Saturday. Our contact number is 01252 796401 (+44 01252 796401).

Holiday Ideas & Inspirations


Narrowboats on the UK Canals

Explore the beautiful UK Canals & Rivers...

Hire a boat to explore the scenery across England, Wales & Scotland. Click to find out more about canal boat holidays.

Norfolk Broads boat hire

Discover the beauty of the Norfolk Broads...

Cruise the Norfolk Broads on a motor cruiser or a traditional sailing yacht. Find out more about Norfolk Broads boat hire.

Boating holidays special offers

Great savings off selected boat holidays...

Check out our great choice of discounted boating holidays from a selection of locations across the UK Canals & Rivers.

Your Hireboat Booking

Please note: Your boat hire is only confirmed once you have received a booking confirmation and paid either a booking deposit of full payment as appropriate. Your booking is direct with the operator of your hire boat and subject to the owners terms and conditions of hire. Hire Boat accept no liability on behalf of any boat hire operator for any holiday bookings, changes of holiday availability or any costs incurred directly or indirectly in the use of this service. All information provided to Waterways Holidays Ltd. trading as is protected under our Privacy Policy. Continued use of this website explicitly implies the users complete acceptance of the Website Terms of Use.