Puddling Cruisers - Canal Boat Hire and Holidays

Puddling Cruisers - A family-run business offering widebeam canal boat holiday hire on the Grand Union Canal.

Self-drive canal boat hire and boating holidays provide the perfect getaway to relax and unwind with family or friends, escape for a romantic retreat, or to celebrate that special occasion. Hire our exclusive widebeam canal boat for a truly unique and unforgettable holiday experience on the Grand Union Canal.

Serenity, Our luxury widebeam hire boat in open countryside on the Grand Union Canal near Milton Keynes Serenity boasts a fully equipped kitchen Peace and tranquility on the Grand Union Canal Comfy saloon with large corner sofa and flat screen TV Widebeam holiday boat serenity entering Leighton Lock on the Grand Union Canal Bedroom with fixed double bed and full length mirrored wardrobes Stoke Hammond Lock on the Grand Union Canal Serenity prepared for hire at Milton Keynes Marina Descending Stoke Bruerne Locks in our widebeam hire boat on a brisk winters day

Serenity is now FreeSat enabled!

FreeSat is now available on our widebeam canal boat Serenity, offering a choice of tv channels for your viewing pleasure.
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Serenity now has mobile 4G WiFi!

Mobile 4G Wifi is now available on Serenity with upto 10 devices (laptops, tablets, phones) connected at anyone time at speeds of upto 60Mbps.
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Our hire boat Serenity was featured in Period Homes and Interiors (April 2013).
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SERENITY, is our exclusive 55x10ft luxury widebeam canal boat which is available for self-drive holiday hire from Milton Keynes Marina.

Tastefully furnished with top-notch equipment, you will find everything you need on board our hire boat for a comfortable and relaxing stay whilst cruising the tranquil surroundings of the Grand Union Canal in ultimate luxury.

If you're considering buying narrowboat, widebeam boat or barge then why not 'try before you buy' and hire our beautiful widebeam canal boat to experience waterways holidays with a touch of class.

Based out of Milton Keynes Marina, we are the only UK hire boat operator to offer widebeam canal boat holidays on the Grand Union Canal.

New to boating holidays?

If you're new to boating and have never hired a canal boat before - don't panic!

No previous experience is required before taking the helm. We provide full tuition on how to navigate the boat (including passing through locks!) and will provide you with all the resources you need to have a safe and enjoyable holiday.

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Why choose a canal boat holiday?

A canal boat holiday offers you a truly unique way to discover and explore some of the most beautiful towns, villages and countryside in Britain, and at a pace that will not be making waves!

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, whisking your loved one away for a romantic break, or simply looking for an escape to relax and unwind, we can offer you the perfect holiday on board our luxury widebeam hire boat, Serenity.

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Things to do on the Canal

If you like spending time in the great outdoors then look no further! With miles of waterways, towpaths and country trails at your fingertips, hire our widebeam canal boat and bring along your walking boots, fishing rod or even your bike! If that sounds a little too energetic then just plan your journey around some of the many Pubs and Inns along the delightful Grand Union Canal.

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