Narrowboat Day Hire

Luxury Self Drive Hire In The Heart Of The Chilterns

WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR DAY HIRE

Our boats have Heating for the winter.

VICTORIA & ALBERT our 38ft semi-traditional style narrowboats (above) are available for self-drive day hire for up to 10 people from Cowroast Marina Tring. Cruise The Grand Union Canal, North over the Chilterns for Bulbourne and the Grand Junction Arms, and through to Marsworth, or South down to Port of Berkhamsted. For your comfort during the day, there is a flush toilet, a small gas cooker with 4 burners, a fridge, hot and cold running water, a well-equipped galley. There is even a radiator to keep the cabin warm on cooler days, and a USB phone charger. Prices include Diesel and instruction.​ (Note. we don't supply pots and pans) 40 minutes instruction on Boat and Lock operation, Beginners most welcome, as full training given. We also drive boats out of the marina, and bring them back in on your return.

Royalty Class Narrowbots

Season Hire April to November.

ALBERT 0900hrs to 1630hrs

VICTORIA 1000hrs to 1730hrs

Extend your day for two hours, just £35

Ask on the day.

Winter Hire, December to March.

ALBERT 0900hrs to 1630hrs

VICTORIA 0930hrs to 1700hrs

Both boats have heating and no Locks can be used during this period.

Max 10 People

Albert 0900 - 1630.

Victoria 1000 - 1730.


Pets allowed at £10

Whats onboard

  • 12v Mobile phone charging point

  • 4 burner hob & Kettle

  • Fridge

  • Crockery & cutlery

  • Small Fridge



  • Full flushing Toilet

  • Life Jackets

  • Heating

  • Washing up Liquid

  • Tea towel

  • Hand soap/Sanitiser

  • Disinfectant spray