See example of our work at next years Crick Boat Show, May 24-26, 2014
So... You have trawelled the internet looking at all the
narrow boats for sale
, canal boats for sale, etc? Still not found your ideal second-hand narrow boat for sale? Then maybe we can help...
Milburn Boats Ltd. are bespoke narrowboat builders - we custom build our narrow boats to your design, giving you the perfect boat to suit your needs. Tap in to the over 20 years experience we have in narrow boat building, and make the best of our knowledge, ingenuity and quality - qualities for which we are renowned.
Take a look at some of the bespoke narrowboats we have built, in the Our Boats link and see why we have been called 'the best kept secret on the cut'. Specialising in bespoke fitting out of narrowboats for the UK canal network. Due to popular demand, we can now also offer the same build quality for wide beam craft.
We do not advertise our narrow boat building expertise or narrow boats for sale excessively, most of our work comes from recommendations through word of mouth. Take a look through our Design pages to see some of the innovative ideas already used in previous narrowboats, and see if we can be the boat builders you are looking for to build your new narrowboat.
If you are new to narrowboats and would like some helpful and unbiased advice before you commit yourself to any particular wide beam or narrow boat builder, take a look at newnarrowboat.info - all you need to know about buying a new narrowboat.
We take great pride in the quality of our boats, and the boat building service we offer. Whilst this website is designed to be as informative as possible, we still like to have a personal interaction. So if you would like to know more information, or prices, please feel free to contact us with your proposed design (giving as much detail as possible) - we will be happy to provide a personal quote. Feel free to browse the contents of this site at your leisure. Call back regularly to keep up to date with the latest news and progress on the boats currently being worked on.
You can see pictures of boats currently under construction by following the In Build link in the navigation. Usually updated every Friday you can keep a check on how work is progressing.
'Curved woodwork and flawless joinery highlights the beauty of the wood used in the fitout...
This family run company has produced many distinctive and innovative boats over the last 20 years...
..a top division boat that is modern in outlook, while still traditional enough in shape not to offend. It also handles very well and is a credit to both the shell builder and the family team who proudly fitted it out.'
- Waterways World (Sept 2011) review of Milburn One Hundred.
If you want, you can still keep searching narrow boats for sale, or canal boats for sale looking for your ideal boat. By all means look at other narrow boat builders to see what they have to offer. For value, quality and flexibility of design, we believe that we at Milburn Boats Ltd. will be hard to beat.
Swamp Frogs - As reviewed in Canal Boat magazine June 2013 issue
Lady Teal at Crick Boat Show 2010
Best of British - Example narrowboat interior from Milburn Boats Ltd
Every boat is different | Widebeam liveaboard Cloud Nine.