Planning Your Holiday


To plan your holiday you need to choose a boat and a route.

Choosing your holiday boat

To find the boat that is right for you from the very many on offer you can use our unique "Boatfinder"© service. Our boat fleet section lists boats by size and price category, and you can then view boat details with start location and choose the length of holiday. Finding the right boat has never been easier!

You can also find out boat availability by looking at ABC Boat Hire's online availability checker, or by telephoning  0330 3330 590 (UK local rates apply) From Overseas dial +44 1905 734168

Our wide range of canal boats which means you are sure to find your ideal canal boat holiday. We have grouped them by size, so you can check them out and decide on the most suitable for you.

Choosing your holiday route

Looking for ideas on where to go? From mooring outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, to enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Llangollen canal, we have a list of route choices to tempt you.

Alvechurch operate from seven different locations in the heart of the English countryside, the West Country, Wales and Scotland, so finding the best holiday route is so simple.

About our boats

Alvechurch is unusual among hire companies in that not only do we fit out all our boats but we also fabricate our own steel hulls and superstructures. This along with the fact that we regularly inspect our boats to ensure quality is maintained.

Click here more about planning your canal Holiday.