We are pleased to announce that we can now offer a DAY BOAT, 39t to those who would like to celebrate an occasion afloat or just have a day on the Oxford Canal The purpose built 39 ft Day boat ‘Dancing Duck’ was built at Tooley’s in 2007 and side launched into the canal on […]
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‘Conqueror’ has now joined ‘Chieftain’ at Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats. After some 70 miles and 120 locks – 4 days only – the crew celebrated with a couple of beers!! Both boats are identical and support the same livery. ‘Conqueror’ is now hired form Easter through to end of September.
Firstly a very Happy New Year to you both – we hope you enjoyed seeing in the New Year in style, with family and friends! Having recovered from our own New Year celebrations and having survived our first week back at work, we wanted to write to say a huge thank you to you both […]
After being fully booked all through last year I know that many potential customers were disappointed that we did not have another narrow boat for hire. After all, The Oxford Canal is one of the nicest in Britain to cruise! So for the 2013 season ‘Conqueror‘ has joined ‘Chieftain‘. Both narrow boats are identical and each […]
Celebrating the Jubilee weekend with a narrow boat holiday! Chieftain sails from The Old Barn with 3 young happy cruisers on their half-term weeks Narrow boat holiday. Alice, Ruby and Nathan can’t wait to celebrate and enjoy any festivities along the Oxford canal.
Canal boat hire. Just come back from a glorious week on Chieftain, on the Oxford Canal. I have to say that my wife and I loved the narrow boat. It drives beautifully, it’s cosy and cute inside and it looks pretty gorgeous with it’s “non-hire-boat” colour scheme. We got a lot of admiring comments from […]
Tell us all about your Narrow boat holiday! This Saturday saw Chieftain set sail on her maiden cruise. (Doubt she will meet any icebergs on the Oxford Canal though!) Not the best week with a lot of rain forecast but with the central heating, it is nice and cozy on-board. We would like you to send […]
Hi all, well we have just completed 77 miles and 147 locks bringing ‘Chieftain’ canal boat back to the ‘Old Barn’ from Stoke Prior. 4 fantastic days with great March sun and temperatures up in the 18 degree region. Along the way we saw the March hares, March lambs and almost had the canal to […]
Well folks – after a long winter Chieftain canal boat sets to the waterways. More photos will be posted as soon as possible.
Our Oxford Canal Narrow boat Holiday We would just like to say a huge thank you to Colin, Louise and Brian for making our narrow boat holiday easy, fun, relaxing, enjoyable and but most of all comfortable! Booking was quick and simple; we just called and spoke to Louise who was more than happy to […]