Heyford Wharf

Station Road, Lower Heyford, Bicester

Welcome to Heyford Wharf located on the Oxford Canal. A combination of immaculately maintained top-quality narrowboats and wonderful cruising opportunities make this the perfect choice for exploring the Cotswolds, Oxford and the peaceful South Oxford Canal. You can enjoy the numerous walking opportunities around these waterways and marvel at the excellent wildlife, plus you will find plenty of canalside pubs and villages. Stunning scenery, the narrow locks and lift bridges are all added activities which help make a memorable holiday. Why not arrive early and enjoy a waterside lunch at Kizzies Bistro, which is fully licenced and offers delicious home made food. Jump to view boats »

Heyford Wharf offers the following facilities on board....

The following boats at Heyford Wharf are available for hire....

Blenheim Canal Boat

Comfortable canal boat ideal for early and late season cruising. Prices range from £998.00 to £2059.00 per week*.

  • 18.28m (60ft)
  • Ensuite shower/WC
  • Bath with overhead shower/WC
  • All low level berths
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 3 double, 2 double and 4 single or 1 double and 6 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Bath
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Broughton Canal Boat

Large canal boat with flexible layout and adaptable sleeping design for larger parties. Prices range from £1108.00 to £2263.00 per week*.

  • 20.12m (66ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • All low level berths
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 4 double, 3 double and 2 single, 2 double and 6 single or 1 double and 8 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Chalford Canal Boat

Perfect canal boat for spreading the cost, sleeping up to twelve with flexible layout. Prices range from £1383.00 to £2513.00 per week*.

  • 21.03m (69ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • New in 2017
  • 4 double, 3 double and 4 single, 2 double and 7 single or 1 double and 10 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Cropredy Canal Boat

Well designed canal boat perfect for any party type. Prices range from £1383.00 to £2513.00 per week*.

  • 21.03m (69ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 4 double, 3 double and 4 single, 2 double and 7 single or 1 double and 10 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Deddington

Well equipped canal boat with ample space and flexible layout. Prices range from £1149.00 to £2309.00 per week*.

  • 20.12m (66ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • All low level berths
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • New in 2016
  • 4 double, 3 double and 2 single, 2 double and 6 single or 1 double and 8 single.

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Farnborough Canal Boat

Tastefully fitted and well equipped canal boat. Prices range from £998.00 to £2039.00 per week*.

  • 18.28m (60ft)
  • Ensuite shower/WC
  • Bath with overhead shower/WC
  • All low level berths
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 3 double, 2 double and 4 single or 1 double and 6 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Bath
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Heyford Canal Boat

Spacious canal boat with flexible layout and extensive rear deck area. Prices range from £1383.00 to £2513.00 per week*.

  • 21.03m (69ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 4 double, 3 double and 4 single, 2 double and 7 single or 1 double and 10 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Inglesham Canal Boat

Spacious canal boat sleeping up to twelve with flexible layout. Spacious narrowboat sleeping up to twelve. Prices range from £1383.00 to £2513.00 per week*.

  • 21.03m (69ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • 2 double and 8 single, 1 double and 9 single or 10 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Rousham Canal Boat

Charming canal boat ideal for couples or families. Prices range from £998.00 to £2039.00 per week*.

  • 18.28m (60ft)
  • Ensuite shower/WC
  • Bath with overhead shower/WC
  • All low level berths
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • New in 2016
  • 3 double, 2 double and 4 single or 1 double and 6 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Bath
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Wallingford Canal Boat

Ideal canal boat for large families or groups of friends with flexible layout. Prices range from £1149.00 to £2309.00 per week*.

  • 20.12m (66ft)
  • 2 ensuite shower/WCs
  • Side hatch
  • Picture windows in dining area
  • Cruiser stern
  • New in 2016
  • 4 double, 3 double and 2 single, 2 double and 6 single or 1 double and 8 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Bath
  • Multi Toilet
  • DVD
  • Multi Shower
  • Bicycles Allowed

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Windsor Canal Boat

Luxury canal boat for two - perfect for a special time away. Prices range from £761.00 to £1471.00 per week*.

  • 14.86m (47ft 6in)
  • Ensuite bath with overhead shower/WC
  • All low level berths
  • Free standing furniture
  • Cruiser stern
  • New in 2016
  • 1 double and chairs in saloon convert to 2 single.
  • 240 Volts
  • Bath
  • DVD
  • Bicycles Allowed

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* Prices may be subject to change. To confirm final price, proceed to full details & booking.

Things to do near Heyford Wharf

Make the most of your cruise holiday on board by exploring these activities all within easy reach of Heyford Wharf.

Cycling and Walking

Inspector Morse Guided Tour, Oxford - 11.5 Miles away

On this tour you can visit some of the scenes seen on the TV show Inspector Morse, with lots of stories along the way. See the places where the famous TV detective cracked the crimes of Oxford.

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The Oxford Ghost Tour, Oxford - 11.5 Miles away

Delve into the dark side of Oxford's alleyways and streets and find out about its ghostly past, if you dare! With its many colleges and historic buildings, it's a great place for ghostly goings on.

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Salcey Forest Walk, Hartwell - 24.6 Miles away

Get on your bikes as a family and explore the forest along the 5 mile cycle route. Alternatively, follow the three walking trails, two of which are all-access. You'll definitely want to ascend the Tree Top Way, a wooden walkway that takes you above the trees and beyond! The views from the top are fantastic.

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Stratford Town Walk , Stratford upon Avon - 25.6 Miles away

Take a guided tour around Shakespeare's home town of Stratford. Available 365 days of the year, the walk has been awarded the Godiva award for best visitor attraction. There's no need to book, just turn up rain or shine.

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Stratford Ghost Walk, Stratford upon Avon - 25.6 Miles away

Join the Stratford ghost walk – if you dare! Walk through the streets with 'witches and ghosts and things just not right'. Guides are members of Equity and are magical entertainers; a great evening awaits.

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Food and Drinking

Gee's Restaurant & Bar, Oxford - 10.8 Miles away

Formerly a florist and greengrocer, Gee's, Oxford's fine dining restaurant, was converted by present owner Jeremy Mogford 15 years ago. The menu is based on seasonal food, local produce and fine ingredients.

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Branca Restaurant, Oxford - 11 Miles away

Branca opened its doors in late 2000, offering Oxford a contemporary Italian bar and restaurant. The restaurant seats 110 and serves nothing but quality food with quality ingredients.

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TJ's Bar & Bistro, Leamington Spa - 27.2 Miles away

Renowned for its warm and friendly atmosphere, since opening in 2002, it's quickly became a popular bar and restaurant among the locals. Food is available throughout the day, and they offer a Sunday lunch too.

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The Saxon Mill, Guys Cliffe - 28.9 Miles away

Restaurant and pub by the riverside, with open plan and stylish interior and up to the minute, simple menu to cater for all tastes. Or just enjoy a drink out by the river.

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Olney Wine Bar and Restaurant, Olney - 30 Miles away

This wine bar is open for lunches, evening meals and Sunday lunches too. Every other Monday is 'Open Mic Night' and there's also live music every Friday and Saturday night.(see website for other opening information)

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Donzellas Italian Restaurant, Olney - 30 Miles away

This Italian restaurant is open for lunches, evening meals and Sunday lunch.

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Gardens and Countryside

Stowe Gardens , Buckingham - 14.1 Miles away

Visitors to Stowe Gardens can explore more than 40 monuments, temples and secret corners, enjoying breathtaking scenery whilst strolling along the walks and trails through the gardens and surrounding parkland.

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Batsford Arboretum, Moreton in Marsh - 19.3 Miles away

Batsford offers one of the largest and most extensive private collections of trees and shrubs in Britain. You'll also find a statue of Buddha Batsford and a Japanese style bridge in this amazing garden.

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Bourton House Garden, Moreton in Marsh - 19.6 Miles away

A fantastic Cotswold garden covering 3 acres that has only recently opened for public viewing. Its features include a knot garden, potager, coloured borders and a shade house.

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Mill Dene Garden , Moreton in Marsh - 20.8 Miles away

Built upon a number of shallow terraces, this delightful 2 1/2 acre garden has been open for public viewing since the early 1990s. The old mill pond has been incorporated into the design of the garden.(Limited wheelchair access - enquire before visit)

Location: Moreton in Marsh   More Details »

Hidcote Manor Gardens, Chipping Camden - 22.1 Miles away

A truly great English garden arranged in outdoor 'rooms', each having its own character, separated by hedges and walls. The garden is famous for its rare trees and shrubs.

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Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Chipping Campden - 22.5 Miles away

Here we have a 20th century garden that is blessed with colour and an informal atmosphere. A sunken garden has a fine display of Spring bulbs and the roses peak in June and July.

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Stonor House & Gardens, Henley on Thames - 27.2 Miles away

Stonor Park is one of England's oldest manor houses and is set in beautiful surroundings. The park, with its herd of fallow deer can be accessed via public footpath.

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Barnsley House Garden , Cirencester - 28.1 Miles away

Barnsley House Garden, over 4.5 acres surrounding a 17th century manor house with stunning knot gardens, formal lawns and two summer houses offering a pleasant place to sit and relax.

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Emberton Country Park, Emberton - 29.4 Miles away

This quiet country park is the perfect place for a day out walking or fishing. Fishing day tickets are available to buy. There's also a children's play area, picnic area and toilets.

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Great Days Out

Silverstone Visitor and Tourist Information Centre, Northamptonshire - 16.1 Miles away

Find out about upcoming races and events, book tickets or just enjoy a coffee and browse the walls of this visitor centre at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix. Now you have the chance to follow in the wheel tracks of these motor racing legends and drive a range of racing and sports cars on the legendary circuits at Silverstone.

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Snakes & Ladders Play Area, Abingdon - 17 Miles away

Snakes and Ladders is a huge indoor playground fitted to the brim with climbing frames, ball ponds, cargo nets and slides. A ride on electric motor bikes is also not to be missed.

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Cotswold Wildlife Park, Oxfordshire - 18.3 Miles away

Home to a fascinating and varied collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates from all over the world, the park encourages a greater understanding and respect for wildlife. Lots to see and do, making it a great family day out.

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The Dragonfly Maze, Cheltenham - 19.6 Miles away

The Dragonfly maze is a new edition to the village of Bourton on the Water and offers all round fun for the whole family with solving clues to cracking the maze.

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Stratford Butterfly Farm , Stratford upon Avon - 25.4 Miles away

Wander through a tropical rainforest with a myriad multicoloured butterflies, sunbirds and koi carp. See fascinating animals in Insect City and view deadly spiders in arachnoland.

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Gulliver's Dinosaur and Farm Park, Milton Keynes - 25.8 Miles away

Try digging for fossils in the dinosaur park or ride a tractor in the farm park. Discover what's lurking in the pond at the Pond Explorer Station or visit the animals in the Cuddle Corner. You won't want to miss tending to farmer Gully's crops in the giant vegetable patch.

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Mead Open Farm, Billington - 28.9 Miles away

There's plenty of hands on fun for children here. They can bottle feed lambs, milk cows, groom ponies, play crazy golf, race go karts, or play in the adventure playground. An endless day of fun and games!

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History and Heritage

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock - 6 Miles away

Blenheim Palace is located in 2000 acres of stunning parkland at the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and yet is only 8 miles from Oxford. It is a world heritage site and well known as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.

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Oxford Bus Museum , Witney - 7 Miles away

Over 40 vehicles are on display. Most are buses in the ownership of the museum. Some are privately owned buses on long-term loan for exhibition to the public.

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Toy & Collectors Museum, Gloucester - 18 Miles away

Three large showrooms of the best private collection of toys on display in the country. Packed with interesting items, the museum has something for everyone.

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Wellington Aviation Museum, Moreton in Marsh - 18.1 Miles away

A wonderful museum with much to see, including lots of rare artefacts from Wellingtons and other aircraft. In addition it features a unique collection of Royal Airforce treasures, records and photographs and a village history.

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Lodge Park & Sherborne Estate, Cheltenham - 22.3 Miles away

This is a little property with a big history, a very rare 17th century Cotswold country estate. A unique Deer Park with deer course and 4,000 acres of stunning countryside to escape to.

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Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes - 24.2 Miles away

The legendary Bletchley Park where the Enigma code was broken is now home to the national codes centre. This fascinating site was home to to one of Britain's biggest war time secrets and played a pivotal role in gaining victory in 1945. Learn how they cracked the code, see the impressive Churchill collection and delve into tales of spies, deception and intrigue.

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Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford upon Avon - 25.8 Miles away

There are five Shakespeare houses, and they are all excellent destinations for children as well as for educational groups of all ages. Accompanying lectures are also available – particularly useful if you are currently studying Shakespeare. However, if you're not a student, just a fan of the work, these houses are well worth a visit!

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Chedworth Roman Villa , Cheltenham - 27.3 Miles away

Discover hypocausts, surviving mosaics, latrines and old bathhouses whilst viewing this 1,700 year old stately home in its lovely wooded combe surroundings.

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Warwick Castle , Warwick - 27.9 Miles away

Feel the weight of a sword as you get a soldier's eye view from beneath the battle helmet. Scale the towers or descend into the dark, damp, creepy dungeons and torture chambers of this impressive castle. A great fun day out. (Limited wheelchair access due to the nature of the building)

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Sports and Activities

Oxford Ice Rink, Oxford - 11.7 Miles away

Oxford Ice Rink offers public skating sessions with 'snow', disco sessions and individual skating lessons for all ages. It's a great activity for all abilities, and a good all-weather day out.

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Hinksey Pools , Oxford - 12.5 Miles away

This is a large outdoor heated swimming pool with free swimming for kids, relaxation area, outdoor play area and refreshments.

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Lemington Lakes, Moreton in Marsh - 17.3 Miles away

Make your way down the tree lined drive to see the spectacular views over the lakes that await you at the bottom. On offer is top quality fishing in pretty, peaceful and relaxing surroundings.

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Naunton Downs Golf Club, Naunton - 23 Miles away

This 18 hole, par 71 course, situated in an outstanding Cotswold countryside already known for its charm and peacefulness, offers a challenge for golfers of all ages.

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Woburn Golf Club, Milton Keynes - 27.4 Miles away

With a choice of three championship golf courses and over 54 holes, Woburn is the ideal place for a quality day's golfing.

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Towns and Villages

Odeon - Oxford, Oxford - 11.5 Miles away

A city centre cinema showing up to date films (check website for times). Free and disabled parking is available and the centre is wheelchair friendly.

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The New Theatre , Oxford - 11.5 Miles away

Formerly The Oxford Apollo, now under the name of New Theatre, this exciting venue offers a wide range of shows and events – check the website for up to date listings.

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Apollo Cinema, Leamington Spa - 27.6 Miles away

Leamington's only and oldest multiplex cinema, situated in the main shopping parade in Portland Place East. It has undergone a major expansion without losing any of the intimacy and magic.

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