We have 3 semi-traditional style narrowboats (images below!). Lavender is 35ft and Albert and Victoria are both 38ft. They are all 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 four burners, a fridge, hot and cold running water, and a well-equipped galley. There is 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. Upon arrival you'll be given a safety briefing along with Boat and Lock operation instructions. Beginners are most welcome, as full training is given. We also drive boats out of the marina and bring them back in on your return.
2 x USB
Removable table and
seating for 10
4 burner hob
Take a day out and enjoy your ride at the best price. Prices vary according to the season.
Weekday Low Season / Evenings
(all prices from)
Weekends, High season & Bank Holidays
Extend your day for two hours
Season Hire - April to November
9am - 4:30pm
10am - 5:30pm
8am - 3:30pm or 11am - 6:30pm
Winter Hire - December to March
9am - 4:30pm
10am - 5:30pm*
8am - 3:30pm or 11am - 6:30pm*
Both boats have heating. Please check the CRT website to check if nearby locks are in use during the winter.
*Return times may need to be brought forward when the evenings start to get dark earlier
Max 10 People
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Once a booking is confirmed and your payment accepted, we send an email with joining instructions.
We don't accept bookings for stag, hen and booze cruises!