Can you rent a narrowboat to live on?

Whether you are looking for a longer term Narrowboat holiday, or to live on a narrowboat permanently, we can serve you. We have a diverse fleet of narrowboats, at a far lower cost than long term holiday hire. Bookings range from 3 months upward.

How much is it to rent a canal boat in London?

£75.00 per day, £375.00 per week.

Can you rent a narrowboat to live on? – Related Questions

Is it cheaper to live on a canal boat?

Is living on a narrowboat cheaper than living in a house? ‘Yes’ – for most people. Boats are generally cheaper to buy or rent, buy an old cruiser for a few hundred pounds! Moorings usually are cheaper than property taxes, even free as long as you keep cruising!

How much does it cost to live on a narrowboat per year?

This varies depending on your boat’s size and location, but you’re looking at roughly between £3,000 to £18,000 per annum. You’ll also have to budget for your regular Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) certificate every four years.

Do you have to pay council tax living on a narrowboat?

You may have to pay council tax if you live on a houseboat with a residential mooring.

How much are mooring fees UK?

C&RT fees at the moment can range from £400 to £1,000 per year depending on the boat size.

Can you live on a canal boat all year round?

Yes, it is possible to buy a canal boat as a home. This is a much cheaper option than buying an entire house, but it comes with a variety of drawbacks with it’s advantages.

How much does it cost to moor a boat in London?

If you wanted to consider a permanent mooring the cost will be determined on the length of your boat, but as an example a 60 foot mooring in a popular London dockland marina would cost around £6,000 per annum. This is still a very cost effective solution for living in a major city.

How much does a houseboat cost UK?

How much does it cost to buy a houseboat? The cost of houseboats vary hugely, from under £10,000 all the way up to millions! It all depends what type of boat you would like! However a solicitor is not required so there are no additional costs in buying a houseboat other than the cost of a survey.

How much does it cost to hire a narrowboat in the UK?

Hire boat prices vary depend on time of year and boat size but are probably between £350 to £450 per person per week. Hotelboat Holidays are usually all inclusive, fully catered and serviced, costing between £1,000 to £1,500 per person per week.

How much does it cost to rent a barge in Manchester?

Hire of the Princess Katherine is charged at a rate of £230 (£250 from 2023) an hour which includes time prior to your booking for any decoration or setting up you require. The maximum capacity is 80 guests (including the outside space) depending on what type of event you are planning and the Manchester weather.

How can I live on a boat in London?

You will need a mooring licence to be able to live on a houseboat in London, of which there are two kinds: short-stay and long-term. Both vary in price and depend on the length of your boat, as well as the duration of your stay.

What is the difference between a canal boat and a narrowboat?

Narrowboats typically have a beam (width) of between 6ft 10in – 7 ft, whereas a barge can typically be around twice the width – often around 14.5 ft. If you come across a boat which is in between, this range of vessels is typically known as ‘wide beam’ canal boats.

How much fuel does a narrowboat use?

In the UK, the typical fuel consumption of a canal boat is around 1 litre per hour of cruising. Narrowboat fuel tanks can typically hold 200 litres of fuel – however, this varies from boat to boat, depending on size of the narrowboat and more factors.