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Romantic Breaks On A
Luxury Couples Narrowboat Holiday With Hot Tub

A drawing showing the layout of the 57ft long KIngfisher Narrowboat with kitchen, dining and living area, ensuite shower room and bedroom

  • Where else can couples enjoy a luxury, couples narrowboat holiday with hot tub, garden area with fire bowl BBQ, sauna with a view, aromatherapy steam cabin for 2, cosy indoor BBQ cabin, massage treatments, private fine dining experience and be able to drive it down a beautiful canal. No where but at Hawthorn Hideaway. If you are looking for somewhere special you have found it. This secluded, couples retreat is the perfect place to unwind and relax and enjoy a luxury, couples, narrowboat holiday day with hot tub.

  • 1 night stays available:

  • 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July,

  • 4th, 8th, 11th August​​

  • Static hire plus the addition of self drive or skippered hire available  

  • Kingfisher, is a uniquely styled, luxury 57ft, couples, narrowboat holiday with hot tub, which sits on the scenic Chesterfield Canal, South Yorkshire

  • This cosy luxury, couples, narrowboat holiday with hot tub is

     open all year round

  • It is made for 2 for a romantic and cosy escape on the water

  • Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, minimoons or just to escape for a few days

  • It has its own private fenced off garden area in the woodland adjacent to the canal

  • A private, couples narrowboat with hot tub, fire bowl BBQ, picnic table and swinging wigwam day bed

  •  Sunset views and magical night time illuminations​

  • Fully insulated and with central thermostatic heating

  • Large deck at the back of the boat (the stern) and smaller area to the front (bow)​

  • Real wood floors and blackout curtains throughout

  • A fully equipped kitchen including a dishwasher

  • A generous, welcome breakfast hamper of local produce includes bacon and sausages, and eggs from our free roaming chickens plus much more and is included in the price of you stay

  • Dining area, velvet sofa, smart TV and log burner with starter pack of wood included

  • A fully equipped shower ensuite with eco toiletries, fluffy towels and bathrobes

  • Luxurious king size bed with memory foam mattress and luxury bedding

  • Private use of the BBQ cabin, steam cabin and sauna are included in the price of your stay

  • The price for Kingfisher luxury, couples, narrowboat holiday with hot tub is for a static boat hire. Please select the extra option at booking for self-drive boat hire or skippered boat option.

  • A 2-hour journey in either direction takes to you either the famous Drakeholes Tunnel and The Duck, restaurant or West Stockwith Marina and The White Hart Pub and Restaurant. There are only 2 locks each way. You could choose to travel further afield if you wished but why miss out on our onsite facilities. 

  • Full training and boat manual are included 

  • ​Why not watch the Canal and River's Trust guide to narrow boating called the The Boater's Handbook, to get an idea of what to expect. Once you’ve booked with us, we encourage you to watch this 25-minute video as part of your training before your inhouse training on arrival (see below).

  • Insurance, petrol, gas, electricity, pump out if needed and water are all included. 


You must be over 21 years of age to hire out Kingfisher for cruising.

You will not be handed over control of the boat for cruising if we feel you are not competent, this is for the safety of others and property. 


"We found our little bit of heaven ! Everything and anything you could want or need is there and provided. Having the best of both worlds by staying on the Kingfisher had a hot tub that we used daily seating on the canal to sit and read or just contemplate . It is so quite and peaceful you really recharge your batteries. There is also a bbq hut and sauna available to use. We booked a couples massage in the yurt which was superb. The grounds at night are magical - you will have to visit yourselves to find out why . The staff so friendly and helpful. Josephine despite her busy life took time to chat and advise and security person so cute. Plenty of places to eat not far from Hawthorn and all excellent. We had such a stupendous time at The Hideaway. Cannot recommend highly enough and wait till you see your breakfast basket. Don’t want to give too much away as will be for you like it was for us many wonderful surprises. We are planning to go back in spring and we are a couple who usually don’t return to a place we have previously been but that is how good our few days were. Thank You to all at Hawthorn Hideaway for our little piece of heaven see you in 2023 !"

Doreen & William

Swan Lodge Garden Area With Night Lighting

Check out the lodges to see what else Hawthorn Hideaway has to offer. 


"Hawthorne Hideaway A lovely bolt hole with lots of scrumptious treats and activities. We booked a duo massage (sublime), afternoon tea (generous variety and even included a bunch of daffodils!), sauna (fabulous) and BBQ hut with hamper (high quality and so lavish, we had the chops and enough vegetables for dinner the following night). All highly recommended. We enjoyed walks along the canal and in the ground’s illuminated woodland. An evening glass of fizz by the water’s edge & hot tub bubbles under the stars. Our lodge (we stayed in The Swan) was cosy and had plenty of quality fittings; comfy bed, log burner, super shower and the kitchen was fitted with all the basics. The breakfast hamper provided enough for at least two breakfasts (we enhanced with extra teabags). There are too many positives to list and it’s probably nice to leave a few surprises for future guests to discover for themselves. A big thank you to Sarah, the site team and local suppliers, but especially to Josephine for your warmth and hospitality and being on hand for us when needed. We will return for another adventure soon. Kind regards, Angela and Paul"

Some helpful info for our romantic hot tub breaks South Yorkshire:


* 2 night minimum stay

* 2 night minimum for bank holiday weekends

* Look out for odd 1 night stays

* Check in days are Mondays, Wednesday, Friday (may be other days for 1 night stays)

* We are happy to discuss other dates for your romantic hot tub breaks South Yorkshire

Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2022
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