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An excellent experience

We were on Annabelle with 4 adults and 2 children. Great fun and boat was brilliant for the amount... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dennis M
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Narrowboat on the Oxford Canal

Just back from a week on board the Eliana, one of the new boats this year at Napton Narrowboats... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on Annabelle with 4 adults and 2 children. Great fun and boat was brilliant for the amount of people. Staff were excellent and service very professional. I would recommend to other people to use this company.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had boat Annabelle which could take 8 people if you convert the lounge area into a bedroom. As we only had six people, 4 adults and two children (10 & 9 years old) the boat was more than adequate for our needs and the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Just back from a week on board the Eliana, one of the new boats this year at Napton Narrowboats. The boat was excellent. Probably the best boat we have ever hired. The kitchen was well equipped which meant we could be quite adventurous with our...More

Thank pamance
Reviewed 5 August 2018

My sister and I were invited on a narrowboat holiday for 4 nights at the end of April 2018 We had never experienced this type of holiday previously and I was a bit apprehensive I must admit. I imagined it raining every day and being...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

I've just returned from a week on the Oxford Canal with my wife, son and his girlfriend and we had a fantastic time. Our narrowboat, Sarah, was booked through Napton Narrowboats and I can only offer praise for the service I received from my very...More

Thank Peter1023
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have been renting Narrowboats for over 20 years from many different companies and Napton Narrowboats really 'Stand out from the crowd'. We rented a Regency 2 boat for a trip to Oxford and back - we took our time with and 11 day cruise...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We and another couple hired regency class " Claire " for a week in early June. Our dealings with Howard and his staff were first class from beginning to end and they presented the vessel in excellent order. This was our third narrow boating holiday...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Travelling on the Napton Narrowboat was a great experience. They are great vessels, well appointed and comfortable. The staff who supported us at the start and finish were terrific.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Our second holiday with Napton Narrowboats and the standard was again superb. We had ‘Megan’, which was 50ft and ideal for the two of us. The 5ft wide double bed again sold it for us. Boat was clean, and the briefing again was thorough, even...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have had narrowboat holidays for over 35 years. This is our third trip using Napton Narrowboats. This time we are in Pegasus leaving from Wolverhampton on the Shropshire Union Canal. As ever, the boat is immaculately clean, well laid out, fully equipped and wonderfully...More

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Talya K
6 August 2018|
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Response from Colin S | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they do daily bookings, but I do know that Oxfordshire Narrowboats at Lower Heyford have day boats for hire.
Henrietta E
8 November 2016|
Response from Geoffrey H | Reviewed this property |
You may need to hire a boat for 2 weeks for a decent circular route. Otherwise you may spend too much of your time motoring.