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Enter your chosen check-in and check-out dates to see which of our boats are available. Please note: check-in is only possible on Saturdays (Sat-Tues short breaks and weekly hire), Mondays (Mon-Fri short breaks and weekly hire), Tuesdays (Tues-Sat short breaks and weekly hire) and Fridays (Fri-Mon short breaks and weekly hire).
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There are ten boats in the fleet ranging from 2 berth up to 12 berth, offering a range of facilities and each with a character of its own. All are named after the University colleges in Oxford and are painted Oxford blue.
More than 12 people? You need two boats! Please call us to discuss.
We’re pleased to say that, after discussions with the Canal and River Trust, we are now able to accept bookings for holidays and short breaks from 4th July 2020 onwards.
If you’re missing the canal as much as we are, you might enjoy this short virtual view of a trip up the Oxford Canal.
Find out why a canal boat holiday on the Oxford Canal is a great idea.
Call us now on 01865 554343 to save 10% on any remaining holiday or short break between 20th March and 30th April 2020 (excluding bookings starting between 10th and 13th April).
Our canal boats are available to hire all the year round, and each season on the canal offers a different – but equally wonderful – kind of holiday experience…
Gladys and Jane hired Pembroke for a week to celebrate their birthdays and to have a ladies’ adventure. Then the grandchildren decided to join them…
First time narrow boater The good ship Exeter was very comfortable for 5 of us (it does apparently sleep 10 but that would be VERY cosy). It was spotlessly clean and very well equipped.... read morekatekincaid 27/05/19
once again we reluctantly gave you back Trinity this morning after a lovely long weekend cruise xx you are a pleasure to hire from as you are friendly, accommodating and... read moreLisa Pickering 20/05/19
A truly relaxed week in beautiful surroundings We were impressed with the service from College Cruisers, they sent videos before hand to give the layout and general operation of the boat, to prevent too much contact needed... read moregaretho438 31/07/20
Perfect ***** Our third trip out with college cruisers and once again we weren't disappointed. They have responded to the current situation perfectly......sending. a video out of the boat we were... read moreJenama10 06/08/20
A most excellent adventure for extended family Our extended family of 6 ranging from grandparents (with narrowboat experience) to grandchildren (of 5 and 3) recently completed a delightful 'short break' on the Oxford canal on the "Magdalen'.... read moreRichard B 01/08/19
A week on Hertford A well designed smaller boat with a good layout and very comfortable for two. The options of two table sizes is very convenient. Our booking had to be re-arranged... read morejohnhH5157EG 22/07/20