We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Chas Hardern Boats

Chas Hardern Boats

Est. 36yrs, as small family firm we offer individual 2 to 6 berth boats for cruising on the Shropshire Union, Llangollen and adjoining canals. All year hire. Excellent heating plus coal stoves on two boats. Flexible short breaks.Comprehensive induction includes being accompanied through the first lock if required. No charge for pets. Repairs and breakdown service available from engineer with 40yrs canal experience. Gas Safe registered. All usual boatyard facilities. Member of A.P.C.O , F.S.B, I.W.A, B.M.F, Hire Boat Handover Audit. Please contact us by phone or email.

  • Diesel sales

  • Gas sales

  • Coal sales

  • Professional boat repairs & servicing

  • Towpath

  • Water point(s)

  • Elsan disposal

  • Pump-out

  • Refuse disposal

  • Canal boat holidays (self-drive)


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