Experience London from the water with a houseboat
Like many capital cities around the world, London was built along the banks of a river. Originally this ensured an efficient way of transport over water, and nowadays it really adds to the character of the city. The Thames - running right through the heart of Great Britain’s capital - and many contributing smaller waters are home to various houseboats. We offer both traditional narrow boats and high-end floating villa’s, and we are proud to share them with you!
Houseboat holiday on the Thames
Our absolute ‘Jewel in the crown’ when it comes to London houseboat rentals is the Harpy. This impressive, very nicely decorated and characteristic floating home is docked on the Thames, with superb views over the water and the Tower Bridge on your left hand side. With four bedrooms, 10 sleeps and lots of space, this is the perfect location for an unforgettable houseboat holiday in London. Especially if you want to stay in one place with a larger group, such as friends or families.
Narrow boat rentals in London
If you are travelling with a smaller party, we are glad to offer a fine selection of narrow boats both in the Northern and Southern side of the Thames. In Central London we offer a really cosy narrowboat for example, within walking distance of Portabello/ Ladbroke Grove, Kings Cross St Pancras and East London, Hackney.
Near Heathrow Airport we warmly welcome you aboard a very pretty narrowboat, docked in the waters of Little Venice. Getting around during your houseboat holiday is very easy. The closest tube stations neat this floating holiday home in Little Venice are Paddington and Warwick Avenue. Exploring London is very convenient if you choose this as your haven during your stay in the city. Just follow the canal on foot through Regent's Park past the zoo to Camden. Or go East to Victoria Park and Limehouse Basin.
Things to do
There are a lot of superb points of interest to visit. Just to give you an impression let us give you a few suggestions. Get into the London eye, and see London from a birds view. Of course you should visit Buckingham Palace and view the great Big Ben. Or if you like to be scared a bit, do the Jack the Ripper Tour. And did you know that you can do very easy day trips to Stonehenge from London?
No matter what you are planning on doing, know that your own houseboat will be waiting for you after an exciting day in town – no better place to chill out and enjoy the tranquillity aboard your floating home!