Cheshire Cat

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Cheshire Cat

Cheshire Cat is a purpose built self drive hire boat. Designed to accommodate 4 people in comfort.

The boat is equipped with everything you should need including;

  • Full size cooker
  • Fully equipped galley (kitchen)
  • Dinette (converts to double bed)
  • 2 Single beds (converts to double bed)
  • Safety equipment
  • Shower
  • Flush toilet
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Bedding
  • Central heating


Prices and Important information

The cost of the hire varies depending on the time of year, see below.

A short break 3:00pm Friday until 10:00am Monday or 3:00pm Monday until 10:00am Friday.
The cost includes Insurance, Fuel, Gas and linen.

2021 Short break hires prices



We are based on the Bridgewater Canal in Stockton Heath, just outh of warrington.  With easy access to the Motorway network.

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There two Main routes you can take


You will pass through Grapenhall, Thelwall, Lymm, Outrington, Dunham Massey, Altringcham, Sale, Trafford Park, Castlefield.


Heading through villages of Walton, Moore, Daersbury, Preston Brook, Acton bridge, Anderton, Northwich and Middlewich.

If you are on a Midweek break, you can also add it a visit to Worsley and Leigh if heading to Manchester or Down on to the Weaver Navigation if heading to Middlewich

See below for more information about recommended stops and places of interest.


Never driven a boat before don't worry we've got you covered!

Every hire begins with a comprehensive handover that meet industry standards

We will cover;

  • Safety
  • Equipment locations
  • Boat handling, mooring and turning
  • Emergency actions
  • Maps and timings

We will then take you down the canal for some practical training.


Booking and Availability

You can now book you holiday online simply click the button in the top right hand corner of any page and it will take you to our booking page or if you prefer you can call us on 01925 265129 or email us on You can also visit our Facebook page. Please do not message us on Facebook as we have found it to be very unreliable and messages have disappeared in the past.

Terms and Conditions

Please check our terms and condition and booking conditions

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Places to visit

View a selections suggested stops and places of interest

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