Puddling Cruisers - Canal Boat Hire and Holidays

Canal Links

Puddling Cruisers would not exist without the services and support of the following individuals, organisations and companies.

Scribe Traditional Signwriting

Scribe Traditional Signwriting


Meg is a true professional and comes highly recommended. As you can see by the signwriting on Serenity, her creativity and signwriting ability really does speak volumes for itself!

Milton Keynes Marina

Milton Keynes Marina


Milton Keynes Marina is a modern city centre marina nestling in a 15 mile lock free stretch of the Grand Union canal. The Marina is a family business which offers a friendly and professional service. Richard and the team at MK Marina have made us very welcome since our relocation from Blisworth in March 2013.

New and Used Boat Company

The New & Used Boat Co.


New & Used Boat Co. are specialists in the supply of both new and used narrowboats, widebeam and dutch barges. NUBC offer a very friendly service and have sales offices near Derby (Mercia Marina), Northwich (Uplands Marina) and Droitwich (Hanbury Wharf). NUBC also have their own online chandlery for all your canal boat needs at www.bayswatertrading.co.uk

Smith and Gosnold

Smith & Gosnold - Aerials and Satellites


Smith & Gosnold are an established & experienced family run business who specialise in fitting aerials, satellite dishes and generators on canal boats and other leisure vehicles. George offers a professional service, and comes highly recommended by us!

Canal Junction

Canal Junction


Canal Junction is packed full of information on the inland waterways, and has everything you need to plan and book your perfect UK waterways break (preferably with Puddling Cruisers of course!)

Canal and River Trust

Canal & River Trust


Canal & River Trust is the new charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. Their website is packed with useful information about the waterways, its heritage and what you can see & do.

Canal Museum - Stoke Bruerne

Stoke Bruerne Canal Museum


The Canal Museum is at the heart of the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal. It’s a treasure trove of stories, displays, films and collections all about our waterways.

River Canal Rescue

River Canal Rescue


Marine breakdown assistance and recovery across the UK inland waterways.

Mark Sims Photography

Mark Sims Photography


Mark is a freelance commercial and advertising photographer based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. He takes most of the credit for the fine photography on our website and advertising materials.

Kinver Canopies

Kinver Canopies


Ian and Scott have a combined 30 years' experience manufacturing quality marine and automotive covers. These guys are truly customer focused and offer a professional and stress-free experience.


Canal Plan AC


CanalPlanAC is an interactive guide to the inland waterways of Europe. It helps you plan your journey or holiday, calculates the length (distance, number of locks, time taken etc.) of your trip, and shows useful information on places along the way (pubs, shops etc.) A fantastic resource that will help you to get the most out of your time on the waterways.

Waterways World

Waterways World Magazine


Waterways World claim to be the biggest-selling and longest-established inland waterways magazine. Every month, they explore the waterway system, test the latest boats and equipment, and look into the history and heritage of our canals.

Canal Boat

Canal Boat Magazine


Canal Boat Magazine has been serving the boating community for over a decade by providing news, views, boat tests, practical advice and cruising ideas.




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