Chester Day Boat Hire: Narrowboat For Up to Ten People from £79, Shropshire Union Canal

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In a Nutshell

  • Cruise down the Shropshire Union Canal in a narrowboat
  • Fits 8 to 10 people
  • Includes fuel and insurance
  • Full tuition before departure or day skipper available for £99

The Fine Print

Validity: Valid from 6 Jan 2014. Expires 4 Apr 2014.
Purchase: Limit 1 per group (up to 10 people). May buy 1 additional as a gift.
Booking: Required by phone or e-mail: chesterdayboathire@tiscali.co.uk. Security deposit of £100 at the time of hire is required; will be returned in full if the boat is returned on time, in a satisfactory condition, with no loss or damage to the boat and equipment. No cancellations.
Restrictions: Valid Mon-Fri or Sat-Sun. Day Dreamer is valid at Cheshire Cat pub, Christleton, Chester (CH3 6AE), departs 9.30am and returns 4.30pm; Day Tripper is valid at Tattenhall Marina, Newton Lane, Tattenhall, Nr Chester (CH3 9NE), departs 10.30am and returns 5.30; Sunbeam valid at Tattenhall Marina, Newton Lane, Tattenhall, Nr Chester (CH3 9NE), departs 11am and returns 6pm. Hirer must be 21 or older; Babies under 12 months old are not permitted on board. £30 late fee for every 30 minutes late. Must sign waiver. Rescheduling may take place in cases of adverse weather conditions. Decorate the boat incurs £25 surcharge. You may not take aboard without the Partner's approval portable heating, lighting or electrical equipment or anything that may cause danger to the boat its occupants or equipment. No barbecues permitted to be operated on board the boat. Pets or live bait are not permitted on board without consent. Must not attempt to tow other craft, cruise after dark or take part in any race. Partner shall not be responsible for the consequence of delays or restrictions to cruising arising from obstructions, damage or repairs to the navigation and associated structures, flooding, shortage of water, industrial action, shortage or rationing of fuel or other cause beyond our control. Partner reserves the right to restrict the movement of boats in the event of hazardous conditions. Some boats hold a max. of 8 people. Valid on option purchased only.
Original values: Verified using our merchant's website on 25 Nov 2013.

The Deal

The glassy environs of the Shropshire Union Canal and a selection of waterside pubs make for a pleasant setting for a day of pottering aboard a narrowboat. The Day Dreamer, Day Tripper or Sunbeam can be hired for a seven-hour jolly from Chester Day Boat Hire, each vessel fitting up to ten people comfortably. Departing from the Cheshire Cat Pub or Tattenhall Marina, the narrowboat can be driven about by a designated member of the party or a skipper can be hired for the day for £99.

Choose from the following options for a full-day hire:

  • £79 for a weekday

  • £129 for Saturday or Sunday