Welcome to Bidford Boats
We are a small, independent canal hire company based on Shakespeare's River Avon in the Heart of England. We have been operating for 40 years and with this experience we can offer you advice and information to make sure you have a relaxing and unforgettable hoiday.
Don´t worry if you haven´t boated before, we offer full boat handling and lock tuition to first time boaters so you set off feeling confident and relaxed.
Our location makes an excellent starting point for exploring Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and the beautiful and historic Vale of Evesham. We can offer advise on the excellent choice of cruising routes in the area, taking into account how far you want to travel each day and how long you want to be out on the water for.
We have a small fleet of purpose built canal boats, equipped with the facilities you need such as:
Buoyancy aids are available upon request.Pets are welcome
Don´t worry if you haven´t boated before, we offer full boat handling and lock tuition to first time boaters so you
As well as canal boat hire, our other services include: