Welcome to Alvechurch Waterways Holidays

Welcome to The Alvechurch Waterway Holidays Website.

With over 30 years experience of holiday narrow boat rental, the company continues to move forward to keep up with today's changing lifestyle whilst offering a very traditional holiday experience.

Please note that all our holidays are now booked through ABC Boat Hire


Your safety and enjoyment is of paramount importance to us. Our hand-over of the boat has been approved and audited by the British Marine Federation. You will be provided with comprehensive information prior to your holiday, and personal instruction and information on arrival at the start base. Life jackets are provided free of charge. With all of this no previous experience is necessary and beginners are always welcome.

waterways holidays in England and Wales

We have canal boat and waterways holiday hire bases across the UK with locations in England, Scotland and Wales.

For something completely different, explore Scotland from Glasgow to Edinburgh via the Falkirk Wheel.

Gayton Marina in Northamptonshire is on the famous Grand Union Canal.

Anderton Marina shares its name with the recently restored Anderton Boat lift.

Wrenbury Mill gives access to Wales across the Pontcysylite Aqueduct on the Langollen canal, and finally Alvechurch Marina where the company started has access to the best selection of cruising rings in the country.

Also on the Llangollen Canal, we have bases at Whitchurch and Blackwater Meadow.

In South Wales we have a base at Goytre Wharf, on the Mon & Brec Canal.

We have the South west of England covered with two bases on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Aldermaston (Newbury) and Hilperton (Devizes).

In the Midlands we have hire boats in Worcester, Rugby and Gailey (Stafford) as well as Union Wharf close to Leicester.

For details of these either click on the base name of visit ABC Boat Hire.


Contact details

Alvechurch Waterway Holidays
PO Box 232

Tel: 0330 3330 590 (UK local rates apply)
From Overseas dial +44 1905 734168

Fax: 0330 3330 591 (UK National rates apply)
From Overseas dial +44 1905 723676

Email: enquiries@alvechurch.com

If you have any problems finding what you need then please check "your questions answered" or use the contact details below to let us know.

Alvechurch Boat Centres Ltd Registered in England No. 2860394 - VAT Registration No. 641 0027 92
Registered Office: Scarfield Wharf, Alvechurch, Worcestershire. B48 7SQ

Every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of information on this website. However, we reserve the right to make changes without notification when operationally necessary.