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Peak Forest Canal

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Brightowl Narrowboat Holiday Hire

A unique holiday experience

About Brightowl - Why sail with us

Brightowl Narrow Boat Holiday Hire is a family run business that aims to give you a unique holiday experience. We tailor each stay to you; whether it be a birthday, anniversary or just a relaxing weekend away we will do everything we can to make your stay special.

Brightowl is 63ft long and has been newly refurbished offering all of your home comforts such as; a log burner, central heating, TV, free WIFI, a fully fitted kitchen, toilet and shower room. Our narrowboat sleeps 4 people and is perfect for families or friends wanting to take a trip together.

We also offer a skipper service as part of your stay. Choosing this you will be able to sit back, relax and explore the canal and it's surrounding areas which are bursting with natural beauty.


"Oh my goodness what an experience! Brightowl is just what we needed. Lee and Annmarie went above and beyond for us and made my husband feel very relaxed with showing him what to do with the boat"

— Shelley Hills-Kelly


"Myself and my husband hired the narrowboat for our 3 year anniversary and we weren't disappointed!

— Steph Costello

3 day cruise - £750
5 day cruise - £1200
7 day cruise £1650
Per hotel stay - £195

Price List

Our Narrawboat can be used all year round thanks to our heating system and beautiful log fire.
3 day cruise - £700
5 day cruise - £1150
7 day cruise £1550
Per hotel stay - £165
3 day cruise - £650
5 day cruise - £1,050
7 day cruise - £1450
Per hotel stay - £160
3 day cruise £650
Per hotel stay - £150
To secure your booking we require a £100 non refundable deposit this will be this will be taken off your final bill 
Skipper £100 extra per day
Check in 8am/1pm Check out 1pm
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High Peak Forest Canal,

Hyde, Manchester

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