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    The premier training centre in the North of England. Located on the Leeds Liverpool Canal

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    Training and Holidays on 

    Little DUKE 10’ x 45’ widebeam


    nemoNOO  10' x 58' widebeam

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Our Boats

Widebeam or Narrowboats all our barges offer unrivalled quality for the more discerning charter

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Prices and Availability

All our boats are competitively priced even though they are superior to conventional hire boats

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RYA Training

Standalone courses or part of your holiday on narrowboats or widebeams

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One Way Cruising

Available on all our boats between Apperley Bridge and Barnoldswick

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Pet Friendly

Pets are welcome. After all, our boats are named after our newfoundland dogs

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Beginners Welcome

Beginners can book in confidence by incorporating an RYA training course as part of your holiday

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Welcome To bearBOATING

Luxury Canal Boat Holiday Hire in North East England based on the Leeds Liverpool Canal. 

If you've not considered becoming a “bearBOATER”, then you really should. Our luxurious canal boats are made with incredible attention to detail and with the finest decor and bespoke fittings. They are kitted out with the latest technology, including internet connection and wireless music speakers. If you are looking for a Luxury Canal Boat Holiday on widebeam or narrowboat then look no further. 

On one of our canal boat holidays you will cruise the most scenic section of the beautiful and tranquil Leeds Liverpool Canal as it winds its way through the Yorkshire Dales. Take in the delights of Saltaire UNESCO World Heritage village and the iconic Bingley Five Rise Locks. Visit Skipton and its wonderful Castle. We also offer the option of a one way cruise so you get to explore more of this beautiful british canal.

For Further Information Call 07969 901383