We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grand Union Narrowboats

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Grand Union Narrowboats
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (61)
All photos (61)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
The Boatyard High Street, Weedon NN7 4QD, England
Website
+44 1327 342418
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveler rating
24
0
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
24
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews creature comforts his colleague canal holiday narrow boating nice touch a great week washing up liquid kitchen roll milk in the fridge stress free holiday locks tuition weldon aboard crew weed confidence
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing week on tasselweed. Week started off well with brilliant training (which is good as we are complete novices). Boat is really comfortable with everything that you need provided. Cant wait till we can go again and cannot recommend it more. Check out...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Evelyn D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was, without doubt, one of the best holidays we’ve been on. The people we met, the places we slept, the pubs we visited, and the food we ate were all lovely but the pace of life and the quality of time together made this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TravelleingBilburys
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Have to confess we really enjoyed our amble along the 200+ year old canals. A lot of UK history along the routes no mater which way you go. The longboat was well prepared and ready for the trip. Kitchen, bed, restroom, towels, guide books and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank hexcelskis
Reviewed November 23, 2018

The boat, "Hawkweed", was spotless, well equipped, and very comfortable. We were soon able to navigate the cultural divide and learn to use the English-style stove. And driving the boat soon became second nature, thanks in good part to the gentle and comprehensive training provided....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RDurham608
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The warmest of welcomes awaited our arrival, a quick unload of bags onto a spotless narrow boat, in our case "Ragweed", and we were ready for the off. As novices we were given a very thorough introduction on our first leg of our journey, we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank talbot829
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

From the moment you arrive at the boat yard in Weedon you get a lovely warm welcome from Steve and Steph. Nothing is too much trouble. The boats are immaculately presented with a lovely touch of flowers and a delicious bottle of red wine. Which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank caroline3262
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We cannot recommend Steve and his team enough. We have had two wonderful weeks on Ragweed and have loved every single second. Everything has been 1st class from the first contact while booking to the boat itself. It had everything we needed for our two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tawny75
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking to rent a narrow boat in England, definitely go with Steve and Stephanie at Grand Union Narrow boats. Their boats are beautiful and you won’t regret it. We have been travelling on the Tassleweed for the last two weeks and even...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lori M
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Welcomed by Steve at the yard we felt at ease immediately, this was our first time on a canal boat but Steve and Phil ensured that we knew everything we needed to know, Phil walked us through everything on the boat before heading off for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mullahwife
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are a novice but want to try a different off the grid holiday look no further. The training you get on the narrowboat when you collect it is second too none. The staff are amazingly friendly, knowledgeable, competent and helpful. Phil and Geoff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bernice T
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Heart of England Hotel Weedon by Marston's Inns
243 reviews
.02 miles away
Cross Roads Hotel Northampton
383 reviews
.14 miles away
Holiday Inn Northampton West M1, Jct 16
95 reviews
1.37 miles away
Premier Inn Northampton West (Harpole) Hotel
681 reviews
3.89 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
Granny's Cafe
73 reviews
.38 miles away
Cross Roads
485 reviews
.14 miles away
Plume of Feathers
74 reviews
.41 miles away
The Narrow Boat at Weedon
745 reviews
.91 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
The Booksmith
18 reviews
.22 miles away
Bliss Lane Nursery Farm Shop
18 reviews
1.11 miles away
The Hayrack Gallery
8 reviews
2.15 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lori M
May 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Bernice T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the New Inn at Buckby Locks is a must if you go North. Also the Greyhound at Hawksbury Junction both do amazing food. The canal shop at Buckby Locks does stunning hand painted canal art gifts. Highly recommend. Hope you... More
2
Votes