Grading

Our boats are graded by Quality in Tourism. The criteria for their scheme are detailed below.

5 star official narrowboat grading

One star

Acceptable overall level of quality. Clean craft with good standards of customer care,
adequate provision and quality of furtniture, furnishings and fittings.
Television available. Galley equipped to meet all essential needs.
Pricing and conditions of booking made clear and information available to help
you make the most of your stay.

Two star

In addition to what is provided on a One Star boat: Good overall level of quality
and customer care in all areas. Radio fitted.

Three star

In addition to what is provided on a Two Star boat: Very good overall level of quality.
Good standard of maintenance and decoration with a good quality and range of furniture,
furnishings and fittings. More space available. Colour TV available and lighting for
each berth.

Four star

In addition to what is provided on a Three Star boat: Excellent overall level of quality.
Very good level of care and attention to detail with higher comfort levels provided for
guests. Maximum of two persons sleeping in cabins.

Five star

In addition to what is provided on a Four Star boat: Exceptional overall level of quality.
Highest level of decor, fixtures and fittings. Excellent standard of management efficiency
and guest care. Wider range of accessories, saloon/living area separate from sleeping cabin.