Bookings now open!

13 April 2021|0 Comments

We are happy to announce that our specially adapted canal boats will begin running again for day trips, short-breaks and longer holidays .* Please contact our bookings team by e-mailing   or call us on 01279 424444. We look forward to [...]

How our canals can help to improve mental well-being

12 February 2021|0 Comments

  Prioritising both your mental and physical health is equally essential, contributing significantly to a well-rounded, healthy, and satisfying life. Waterways, such as canals and rivers, are not merely bodies of water; they also host an abundance of trees and [...]

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5 ways to enjoy the canals this winter

27 January 2021|0 Comments

You can still enjoy our waterways in winter despite the dropping temperatures and tightening of lockdown restrictions. We have put together some ideas for you so you can make the most of our canals (please ensure you follow the latest Government lockdown guidance). 1. [...]

  • Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse Gone Fishing
CanalAbility Have Gone Fishing with TV’s Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse!

29 August 2020|0 Comments

In August 2020, television celebrities Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse spent time filming for their TV series, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing, on-board Stort Challenger, one of CanalAbility’s three specially adapted canal boats.   Paul Whitehouse, Bob Mortimer - (C) Owl Power - Photographer: Parisa [...]

Explore the waterways from the comfort of your sofa

19 April 2020|0 Comments

We can't welcome you to our adapted canal boat experiences at the moment so we thought we would compile some virtual tours to help you enjoy the beauty of our local canals from the comfort of your sofa. Our specially [...]

Sights and Attractions: Dobbs Weir to Hertford

27 November 2019|0 Comments

Meadows and Woodlands  If you have booked a weekend, short-break or longer holiday on-board one of our three adapted canal boats  here are some suggested places to visit from Dobbs Weir to Hertford. This is a trip of 7 miles [...]

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If you have mobility difficulties, or are a wheelchair user, you'll love our boats!

Each boat has a ramps & lifts to enable access via wheelchair and for people with impaired mobility, disabled toilet facilities and other adaptive technology to allow everyone to take an active part in its operation.

See the individual boats for details of their accessibility features.