About Pintail Boats

Pintail Boats is a company based near Kirkby Lonsdale that specializes in the building and hiring out of luxury narrowboats and widebeams in the North West for families, groups of friends or couples, for half or full week holidays, the narrowboats that we build are high quality and made to suit your individual requirements so every boat will reflect aspects of your character. So if you're looking for a relaxing canal boat holiday or going that step further and wish to own your own, whether it's a sleek contempory design or more traditional style Pintail Boats can help! 

Pintail Boats Canal Boat Holidays

Our narrowboat and widebeam holidays on the Lancaster Canal are the perfect way to explore the Lancashire countryside. With 42 miles of meandering, lock free waterway, you can sit back and relax as you cruise from village to village taking in their individual charm. Our friendly staff will make sure you have the necessary briefing and safety equipment before you depart. Find out more about our canal boat holidays

Pintail Boats Narrowboat Builders

Company founders, Kevin Woodhouse and Shaun Wilson, have worked in steel fabrications for some 28 years and the construction industry for a 27 years respectively. As such, they know the technical side of narrowboat build from the ground up. The products of their expertise are beautifully engineered boats, created with your requirements in mind. Learn about our narrowboat and widebeam building services

Local Area & Countryside

The Lancaster Canal runs from Tewitfield which is just south of the Lake District, through Lancahsire and on to the coast, passing through stunning scenery, picturesque villages and historic towns an cities along the way. Meandering through the green fields, the lock free waterway is never too far from amenities, canal side pubs and restaurants and a variety of other attractions. Discover the local area

If you have any questions or would simply like to find out more, send us an email or call direct on
07980607070 or 07582252262.