Semi-trad narrowboat | Sleeps 2 | Monday and Friday start, full week and short breaks

Small but perfectly formed…

Keble Overview
Detailed Description
This is our most compact narrow boat at 33ft (10m) long, it has a traditional stern.

Keble is cosy, comfortable and ideal for a short break holiday away on the south oxford canal to celebrate a honeymoon, an anniversary or to spend some quality time with the one you love.

At the rear the boat has a bathroom with a bath and shower over, then a well planned galley and a snug lounge with a wood burner in the corner.

All this makes the narrow boat Keble great for winter cruising along the Oxford Canal and River Thames.

Keble Features
  • Length 10.00m (33ft)
  • One double in the form of a bed-settee
  • Wood burning stove
  • 240 Volt Inverter Fitted
  • Good boat for beginners
  • Traditional stern

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.
Layout Options
Keble has one double bed in the form of a bed-settee.



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
2 windlasses
3 ropes [1 each end and 1 in centre]
Hose pipe [for filling water tank]
Boarding plank
Life ring
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
Kitchen cleaner
Dish cloth
Pan scrubber
Fly spray
Air freshener
1 toilet roll per bathroom
Picnic blanket (please do not take soft furnishings outside)
Outside chairs

In the kitchen you will find:
Kettle with whistle
3 saucepans with lids: small, medium, and large
Frying pan
Non stick saucepan
Stockpot (that can be put in oven for casseroles)
Baking tray
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
Bread knife
2 sharp knives
General kitchen utensils
Corkscrew and bottle opener
Mixing bowls
Casserole dishes
Measuring jug
Chopping board
Pan stand
Dinner plates
Small plates
Cereal /pudding bowls
Mugs with saucers
Various serving dishes, all ovenproof
Wine glasses
Drinking glasses
Plastic beakers (for little people)
Egg cups
Fruit bowl
Teapot, milk jug, and sugar bowl
Glass jug
Thermos jug
Place mats

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
Fitted sheet

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.

Take a video tour of Keble

“ Boat very clean, all things organised and kitchen well stocked with cooking tools. Our instruction with Michael was top notch, lovely boat and canal experience."

Sharon – September 2019

“From the booking to the day we arrived to collect our boat the service was excellent. Carys was friendly and professional and the tour around the boat with Sandy was very informative and made us feel relaxed."

Clare Gillibrand – June 2017

“A very good trip on an excellent craft. Mike's response to our one incident (a small tyre caught on a propeller blade) was excellent."

Gary Wilson – May 2018

“We loved the fact the log burner was set for the evening... we needed it."

Steve and Lucile – June 2019

“Thank you for a great weekend. Will definitely be recommending you to others... Cheers."

Mark – October 2019

"We had a fantastic time on keble, you guys were brilliant teaching us all we needed to know about the boat and that made our time on Keble even better. Highly recommend you guys, Brilliant!"

Rob Webb – October 2018

"A lovely little boat which really made my 30th brithday celebrations special - thank you!"

Matthew and Heather – October 2018

"Lovely! Comfy bed. Easy to handle."

Peter and Penny – April 2019

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