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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.
Make yourself at home aboard one of our fleet of comfortable canal boats, then plot a leisurely course through the English countryside enjoying the pretty towns, villages and country pubs along the way.
Book any remaining holiday or short break between 29th June and 30th August and save £200 (please note, this offer does not apply to Keble). Just give us a call on 01865 554343 or book online, using the discount code SUMMER at check-out.
We are busy maintaining and improving our boats ready for another busy year…
Every now and then I get a chance to get out on one of our boats and enjoy the canal myself. So a weekend in July seven friends and I set off from Oxford… destination Kirtlington.
Alex and her boyfriend Michael took a short break aboard Pembroke on a recent visit from Australia.
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…
A good boat with excellent service We were five aboard a superbly designed boat, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms with showers. The boat was well equipped and the one reliability problem was dealt with speedily. Carys... read moreJohn J 19/06/18
We hired Exeter for our Dads 70th Celebrations..... we named her "The Birthday Barge"!!! Carys and Co couldn't of done anymore for us - they kindly decorated the boat before... read moreKiri Harvey 10/05/18
Slow and steady Embarked on a weeks cruise with College Cruisers on the “Pembroke” travelling North towards Banbury on the Oxford Canal, ending last week. The orientation session was thorough and left no... read moreKen J 05/09/18
Brilliant break Had a great short break on the Balliol. Boat well equipped, very easy to cook good food for four adults onboard, made beer can chicken and halloumi fries. ... read moreHug301 24/08/18
Fantastic long weekend. Thank you From the first email to saying goodbye at the end of the trip College Cruisers were excellent.The boat was in great condition, very clean, cozy and well equipped . ... read morekexcus 21/05/18