Canal Holiday – Short Break Available –

Take a canal boat holiday for 4 days and explore the beautiful Oxford Canal.  Sleeping up to 4 persons Chieftain will bring you all your  home comforts on the canal.

To book this holiday call Colin on 07833190115 – It cannot be booked on-line .


3 Day Narrow Boat Break Available

3 Day Narrow Boat Break Available.  24th,25th & 26th APRIL – (Wed, Thurs & Fri) £355.  Call to book

We have available a 3 night break aboard Chieftain for the 24th, 25th & 26th April. Collection at 10 am Wed and return at 5 pm on the Friday evening – Cost is only £355.

This is a great opportunity to explore the scenic S.Oxford canal.  Stop at some great pubs in the evening or cook on board and if this sounds interesting then booking can only be made direct, not online.

Please call Colin on 07833 190 115


Chieftain – Out at the New Year – Client Testimonial

“We ‘narrow boat’ on a regular basis and Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats are the best hirer’s to deal with.  From the initial phone call to the end of the trip nothing could be improved.”

Thank you to William and his crew – January 2018 – We hope to see you again next year.

Day Boat Hire on The Oxford Canal

Why not book Comet for a great day out on the canal?  You can hire Comet for up to 5 days – sleeps 2 (1 x double or 2 x singles) and is equipped with all you need for a great trip.  Stop at pubs for meals or eat on-board – the choice is yours!   There’s a TV/DVD, shower’ loo and galley for all your needs.


Looking for a day, short break or week, perhaps two or even three weeks afloat?  Then look no further.  Canal boat hire with Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats is simple and easy whether you are a beginner or a seasoned boater!  We have two 62ft narrow boats that sleet up to 6, two en suite bathrooms (electric loo’s), dining area & a lounge area.  TV/CD player , well equipped galley and really comfortable beds.  Oxford Canal Boat Hire made simple, enjoyable and easy.

Our new day hire boat ‘Comet’ is fully equipped with galley, shower, electric loo, TV/CD, great radio and 6 speakers for a great sound, LED lighting and is really very comfortable for up to 12 persons.   It is a great day out, eat onboard or stop at a local pub – it’s your decision.  Want Comet for longer – then that’s possible as well.  Give us a call.

‘COMET’ – our new day boat – short break boat ready to go for 2017

Last June we started the build – now all painted and ready to go – Comet is probably one of the best narrow boats of its class on the waterways  It sports a 6 speaker acoustic system, electric flush loo, gas cooker with oven, central heating, shower, all LED lights, great radio, TV and DVD.  What a boat!!

Comet is available for either day hire or for short breaks.


Comet, just painted!



‘Comet’ – our new day hire or short break boat ready soon!

Comet will be luxuriously fitted with basin & shower, electric loo in separate cubicle, one double bed (king size), fridge, cooker and a great lighting and sound system on board for that great party day out with friends and family.  There will be both seating inside and out for those glorious summer days.   Booking is now available on the web site – so don’t delay – get that special day or weekend away booked now.


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‘Comet’, our new 40ft narrowboat ready for 2017 season as a day boat or short break boat

Our new 40′ narrowboat ‘Comet’ will be available for the 2017 season for either day hire or short breaks.   The boat will be very well equipped with a a nice galley, electric lavatory, shower and a one a double berth.  ‘Comet’ will have inside seating as well as outside under cover.  So, if you are considering either a day afloat or a three/four day break, please contact us for prices and availability.

Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats to build new 40ft Day/Overnight boat on their slipway

Twyford Wharf Narrow Boats will start a new build on their slipway at Twyford Wharf on Monday 15th May.  This is a really exciting venture!  Having a boat build on your own doorstep.  The shell is expected to be completed by the end of July with all other fitting out completed by end of December 2016.

The boat will be named ‘Comet’ after ‘Chieftain’ and ‘Conqueror’ – all British Army battle tanks.

Comet will have overnight accommodation for 4 – one double and two camp beds- shower, pump out loo, galley and a great viewing area at the bow.  Steve Emery is building Comet and Colin will be his ‘laborer’.  Engine will be supplied by Canaline ( 32hp) with all interior equipment being of a very high specification.

Watch this space for regular updates and photos as we progress to the completed boat.

Colin & Louise