Coronavirus update: we are gearing up to restart on 4 July - as soon as we get the go-ahead. We're taking bookings for the summer, and would love to see you. See more on our Coronavirus page. Keep distant, stay close.
See our famous Delivery Trips - going fast. Also extra discounts on fortnights and longer holidays.
How to book
The quickest way to get afloat
Use this form to check availability. When you find the boat you want, click 'Book this holiday now' and you
can pay your deposit or hold for 48 hours - or ring 01422 832712.
The counties are the names of the boats, not where they start from! Click the map for routes, and the boat for details.
Yorkshire's secret waterways offer a new discovery round every corner. Amazing scenery, friendly people,
welcoming pubs, good shopping, history all around you, walks up into the hills - there's so much to enjoy.
Our skilled instructors will make you confident to handle your boat.
There's something magic about a narrow boat - small outside and roomy inside.
Craftsman built and carefully maintained, your narrow boat has everything you need -
comfortable beds, quality equipment, well-planned accommodation.
Each night you can moor in a new and different place.
Country walks, historic buildings, museums and galleries, cinemas and swimming pools - there's loads to enjoy.
The market leader in Yorkshire boating holidays
We cover the northern waterways more comprehensively than any other fleet.
Our skilled and dedicated team will do all we can to give you a wonderful holiday on some of the most attractive waterways in England.
New Year message
Happy New Year, all at Shire Cruisers. Only a note to say how much I enjoyed our trip on Cornwall (skipper David Smith) at end Sept. The service was excellent and no problems at all with the boat. I would recommend the experience.