Narrowboat Based "Floating Shops"


Floating Shops are  narrowboat based businesses on the canals and rivers of the UK. Each Shop is unique and provides goods and services for those traveling the inland waterways. Let's get out and support these hard working people and have some fun whilst we do it.

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Art OnboardArt OnboardArtVarious - Check their website.Michelle produces fine detail watercolour or pencil portraits, and has over 25 years’ experience as a commercial artist the results are quite exceptional. Facebook LogoWebsite Button
Barge GalleryBarge GalleryArtStratford upon Avon - Canal BasinThe Barge Gallery is situated onboard a traditional narrow boat permanently moored in the canal basin in Bancroft Gardens ,Stratford-upon-AvonFacebook LogoTwitter Logo
Baugette BargeBaguette BargeFood & BeverageStratford upon Avon - Canal BasinStratfords Famous Baugette Barge makes their sandwiches & baguettes fresh to order.Facebook LogoTwitter LogoWebsite Button
Borders Cheese Carrying CompanyBorders Cheese Carrying CompanyCheeseVarious - Check their website.Transport and sell cheese around the English/Welsh borders from their custom-built narrow boat, recently rated for Food Hygiene since Oct 2012.Facebook LogoTwitter LogoWebsite Button
Café AfloatCafé AfloatCafeDiglis Basin - Worcester & Birmingham CanalClimb aboard our traditional wide beam boat for home cooked food and hot drinks and experience this quaint, cosy café boat, bursting with character and charm. If you’re on the move, we offer a take away service too!Facebook LogoWebsite Button
Canal ArtistCanal ArtistArtVariousPaintings, Drawings and Photographic Prints of Canals, Waterways and Landscapes of England by Louise E Moore.Facebook LogoTwitter LogoWebsite Button
Car tiaCarTia JeweleryJeweleryVarious - Check their website.CarTia is based on board narrowboat "Tia" which cruises around the canal network selling Jewellery and Bags at towpath stops and canal and craft festivals.Facebook LogoWebsite Button
The Cheese BoatCheese BoatCheese & ChutneyCheck Their WebsiteThe Cheese Boat travels the canals of England all year round selling delicious Welsh cheeses and Mike's homemade chutneys.Website Button
The Floating SalonFloating SalonHair SalonBradford on AvonThe Floating Salon is a truly unique hair & beauty salon based onboard a large, modern and comfortable boat. Permanently moored on the Kennet and Avon in the beautiful town of Bradford on Avon.Facebook LogoTwitter Logo
The Graphics BoatGraphics BoatSigns & GraphicsSomewhere on the Canal Network.On the canals of the UK, making Vinyl Graphics, Boat Names, Roses and Castles etc. from our Narrowboat 'Robyn'

Phone: 07907 553000
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The Herb BoatHerb BoatHerbsVariousThe Herb Boat is the 53 foot narrowboat "Herbidacious", home and business premises of Sue "Bunny" Cotton, purveyor of the finest herbs, spices and all manner of other lovely things. Look at my blog and events pages to find out where I will be next, or follow my progress on Facebook "The Herb Boat."Facebook LogoWebsite Button
Theh Homebrew BoatHomebrew BoatBrewing Supplies
Greeting Cards
Check Their WebsitePurveyors of everything a homebrewer needs or wants, as well as supplies for making wine and Cider. Featuring Greeting Cards made from Barry's own photogrphs.photographs.Facebook LogoTwitter LogoWebsite Button
Ice Cream BargeIce Cream BargeIce CreamStratford upon AvonAward winning, locally produced soft ice cream. Have it with or without the Swirls!Facebook LogoTwitter LogoWebsite Button
The Oatcake Takeaway BoatOatcake Takeaway BoatFood & BeverageVariousThe Oatcake Takeaway Boat serves cheesey oatcakes out the sidehatch of Narrowboat Que Sara Sara.Facebook LogoTwitter Logo
The Sandwich BargeSandwich BargeCafe - Organic Cruising LondonThe Sandwich Barge is London's first organic cruising cafe which also provides a chandlery service to the boating community.

Phone: 07852 173072
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The Record DeckThe Record DeckRecord SalesVariousThe Record Deck opens on dry weekends and at festivals and events on UK canals and rivers.Facebook LogoWebsite Button
Word on the Water - The London Book BargeWord on the WaterBook ShopLondonGreat books, friendly dog, woodburning stove, poetry slams and live music on our roof stage.Facebook LogoTwitter Logo