||0121 445 2909
||One of the largest boat hire companies in the UK with over 100 boats available from locations in Cheshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire.
||0117 304 1122
||Long-established (40 years) narrowboat holiday company, and one of the UK’s largest, operating 150 boats from 11 bases.
||Traditional narrowboat operator with five bases in the Midlands and Northern England, and a base at the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland. One thing they pride themselves in is the modernity of their fleet. They only operate boats for 3 years maximum. With 30 new boats being added this year (2004), over 75% of the fleet will be less than one year old.
||0870 2202 498
||Long-established boating holiday company (now part of the Holiday Cottages Group) offering riverboats, sailing boats and narrowboats in Scotland, the Norfolk Broads, the Thames and on the canal network.
||Modern cruisers and narrowboats in England, Scotland & Wales.
||Brand owned & operated by long-established family-owned company, Moore & Co, based at Wroxham in the Norfolk Broads where they have a fleet of modern cruisers.
||Operator with 40 motor cruisers on Caledonian Canal (links Loch Lochy, Loch Oich, Loch Ness & Loch Dochfour).
||Sells traditional narrowboat holidays from a number of boat operators offering over five hundred boats in fifty locations throughout the UK
|Crown Blue Line
||0870 240 8393
||Holiday rental boats in the UK & Europe in partnership with Connoisseur.
||Drifters is a collective marketing & direct bookings agency for seven traditional narrowboat operators in the UK, including Black Prince, Viking & Alvechurch.
||Narrowboat holidays in Cambridgeshire.
|| Boating holidays on Scotland's Lochs, the Norfolk Broads, Cambridgeshire waterways, River Thames, and the canals of England & Wales.
||Narrowboat cruising holidays on the Grand Union Canal, from bases at Warwick and Stockton
|Richardson's Boating Holidays
||0844 770 521
||A large fleet of modern boats on the Norfolk Broads.
||0800 389 8004
||Narrowboat operator with boats on the Llangollen canal, Coventry Canal, and Grand Union Canal (Leicester Line). They claim to be the 'largest independent boat company in the UK' but we hadn't heard of them before (not that that proves anything! ed).
||Large operator with bases on the Llangollen canal, Oxford Canal, Worcester/Birmingham canal, and the Staffs/Worcester canal.
||0845 127 1020
||Online booking service offering 1600 narrowboats, cruisers and yachts from boat operators in over 50 locations across the UK.