See the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal with Gloucester Narrowboats, a small company offering covered narrowboat rentals. Fully equipped with hot and cold running water, gas burners, and a flushing toilet, the boats make a perfect way to see the local wildlife and villages along the canal. The easy-to-maneuver vessels seat up to ten people, ideal for small groups. Setting off from Gloucester Docks, you can float down the canal at a leisurely pace, making stops as you please. Combine this trip with a visit to museum on the national waterways in Gloucester for the fullest experience of British canals. Plan your Gloucester Narrowboats visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gloucester using our Gloucester trip planner.
Gloucester Narrowboats reviews
I had high expectations due to the reviews and it didn’t disappoint. Thorough tuition on how to steer and navigate the bridges before we were let loose on our own. The facilities are basic but more... more »
A great experience on Otter, a mini narrowboat Fortunately the Gloucester Sharpness was very wide. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. We subscribe to many narrowboat vloggers, so had a..... more »
Hired the boat for my husbands birthday - a great day out and such fun . We took lunch with us and had a lovely relaxed day . Plenty of time to wander the canal . Staff were very helpful and friendly - highly recommend
Great day out .
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