BrasenoseParty narrowboat | Sleeps 2 – 12 | Mon and Fri start, full week and short breaks
For a big group Brasenose is the boat to book…
The dinette area is permanently located, so jigsaws and games can continue through the day. Outside there’s the large rear deck with seats for outside dining or checking on the steerer’s prowess!
Brasenose is available for reunions, hen and stag parties. (She offers a great way to have a bit of fun!). Our location (in the centre of Oxford) has many pubs, restaurants, and public transport etc. within 200 yards. (So gathering at different times is not a problem.) A lot of advice is available to plan your trip: you need not worry about what to do!
- Lounge with 2 singles
- Galley with Full size cooker, Refrigerator, Ample storage
- Dinette with 1double
- Bathroom with shower/bath
- Bedroom 1 double or 2 singles or 4 singles (bunks are removable)
- Bathroom with Hip bath/shower
- Bedroom with 2 singles or 4 singles (bunks)
- 240 Volt Inverter Fitted
All of our Comfortable Boats Include:
- Fully equipped galleys.
- Cooker, refrigerator, radio/CD, hair dryer, telephone charging point on all boats.
- Bed linen provided and all permanent beds made up.
- Radiator central heating all boats.
- Wood burners on selected boats.
- Choice of traditional, semi-traditional or cruiser sterns.
- FREE Fuel.
- FREE Colour TV & DVD.
We’ve shown some possible layouts below.
All fixed beds are made up to your requirements before your arrival.
OPTION A: 2 DOUBLES + 6 SINGLES
OPTION B: 1 DOUBLE + 6 SINGLES
OPTION C: 1 DOUBLE + 10 SINGLES
What's provided and what to bring
Our boats are well-equipped with most everyday utensils etc. The following is a list of all the things you will find on board your boat. We have tried to provide you with everything we think you will need for your canal holiday. Please let us know if we have missed anything!
Outside your boat you find the following:
2 mooring stakes
2 piling rings
3 ropes [1 each end and 1 in centre]
Hose pipe [for filling water tank]
Opener for water cap and toilet cap
Keys for boat ignition, back door, and British Waterways key, (this is for locked water points, operation of lift bridges)
Set of waterproofs (for lucky person steering in the rain)
On the boat we provide:
Salt and pepper
Washing up liquid
1 toilet roll per bathroom
Picnic blanket (please do not take soft furnishings outside)
In the kitchen you will find:
Kettle with whistle
3 saucepans with lids: small, medium, and large
Non stick saucepan
Stockpot (that can be put in oven for casseroles)
Pizza tray (please do not put pizzas direct on to oven shelves)
Knifes, forks, spoons, teaspoons for each person on board (plus spare)
2 serving spoons
2 sharp knives
General kitchen utensils
Corkscrew and bottle opener
Cereal /pudding bowls
Mugs with saucers
Various serving dishes, all ovenproof
Plastic beakers (for little people)
Teapot, milk jug, and sugar bowl
On your beds we will provide:
Double /single duvet (all hypo-allergenic)
Pillows: 2 each, on double beds (more can be requested)
Mattress protector on each bed
Towels are provided free of charge for overseas customers, and are available for £3 per person for UK bookings (please let us know if you require these when booking).
For more information about what to bring – including an downloadable packing list – please follow this link: What’s provided and what to bring.
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"Great weekend – a very special experience all round. Couldn't be more glowing about the boat, company, staff and support. Will definitely come back."
Nicholls family – September 2019
“Very useful briefing and a great boat!"
“We’ve all had a fabulous weekend. Thank you you all for helping us."
Richard – August 2019
“Great weekend, very enjoyable. Look forward to the next one."
“Long weekend with friends on the Oxford Canal. A real MUST."
"Thank you so much, the trip was amazing despite the rain on Saturday. 10/10 would do this again!!"
"Thank you. We will recommend your company to all. We have been made to feel very welcome."
Kristen – May 2019
Can't find what you want?
Call us on 01865 554343 (+44 18 65 55 43 43 from outside the UK) and we'll do our best to help you find a solution that works for you.