Home James – Boat Hire

Exciting news in April

Home James, luxury narowboat hire, will be arriving at Thorn Marine April and will be available to hire from July, we will update this page and pictures as we have more information

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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

We also offer Weekly and 10 day+ holidays, start days are Mondays and Fridays

For Weekly booking a 10% discount and 10+ day bookings 15% will be applied to you holiday and there is no change over day you will get extra time on the boat as there is no change over day, mid Holiday.

The cost includes Insurance, Fuel, Gas and linen

2022 Prices

MonthWeekendMidweek
January£465£620
February£465£620
March£585£780
April£615£820
May£675£900
June£735£980
July£735£980
August£735£980
September£675£900
October£615£820
November£585£780
December£465£620

Home James

Home James was built in 2005 and is a top end luxury narrowboat . Designed to accommodate 4 people in comfort.

The boat is equipped with everything you should need including;

  • Full size cooker
  • Fully equipped galley (kitchen)
  • Lounge Pocket sprung bed setee (converts to double bed)
  • Fixed double Bed
  • Safety equipment
  • Shower
  • Flush toilet
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Bedding
  • Central heating

 

 

Routes

There two Main routes you can take

Manchester

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

Middlewich

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.

Training

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

Below you will find our latest availability for Boat Hire aboard Home James, search for your required dates and then either click on the BOOK NOW Button or just select the dates under the availability calendar, if you prefer you can call us on 01925 265129 or email us on bookings@thornmarine.co.uk.

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Terms and Conditions

Please check our terms and condition and booking conditions

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Places to visit

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