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Brand new boats now available for 2017 holidays

Published on October 21, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

Its getting to the time of year when boatyards start focusing on adding new additions to their fleet. Some are still currently under construction, but we do already have some available to book for your 2017 holiday. We are also now offering holidays from Reedley, near Burnley on the Leeds & Liverpool canal. Wide beam […]


Boating Holidays with WiFi

Published on November 17, 2014 By Waterways Holidays

Boating holidays with WiFi are becoming increasingly popular and the trend is set to continue into 2015. We’ll have WiFi on over 30% of our narrowboats and Broads cruisers next year. Here’s some useful information about using WiFi on your next boating break: WiFi is normally free of charge, you may be asked to leave […]


River Thames Boating Holidays

Published on September 3, 2014 By Waterways Holidays

Summer 2014: New base at Penton Hook on the River Thames. Penton Hook Marina is situated near to the vibrant town of Staines-on-Thames and about a mile downstream from Runnymede where King John signed the Magna Carta. The marina is ideally situated for cruising through Surrey villages on the Royal River, spotting wildlife and mooring […]


Luxury Widebeam Boat ‘Serenity’

Published on April 15, 2014 By Waterways Holidays

‘Serenity’ is a luxury widebeam boat sleeping four, available for self-hire holidays on the Grand Union Canal in Bedfordshire. This widebeam is fully equipped with top-notch gadgets including flat screen TV’s in the bedroom and saloon (with Freeview), wine cooler in the galley, DVD Players and a DAB Radio/CD player with iPod dock and USB […]


Brand new boats on the Norfolk Broads at Brundall

Published on February 19, 2013 By Waterways Holidays

Just introduced to Waterways Holidays 2013 availability are four brand new sports and sedan cruisers located at Brundall on the River Yare, near Norwich on the Norfolk Broads. ‘Cadet’ is a perfect boat for couples with a fixed double cabin in the bow. This cruiser has a very contemporary feel, it is decorated to a […]


New boating holiday location – Henley on Thames

Published on February 8, 2013 By Waterways Holidays

Our brand new base at Henley on Thames offers boaters a chance to cruise the famous Royal River and experience the heart of the Thames Valley. The River Thames boasts a variety of attractions suitable for all the family. Visit the historic royal palaces, theme parks and Michelin starred riverside restaurants. The marina is within […]


Cruising Routes from Devizes on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Published on January 16, 2013 By Waterways Holidays

NEW for 2013, Waterways Holidays features canal boating holidays near Devizes on the picturesque Kennet and Avon Canal. Cruising west from the marina: Bradford-on-Avon – 5 hours by boat A historic market town, there is a variety of interesting historic architecture dating from the Saxon period right through to the Industrial Revolution. Bradford on Avon […]


New canal boat base on the Grand Union Canal

Published on January 9, 2013 By Waterways Holidays

This year we’re set to introduce even more boating holiday locations, including a brand new marina to Waterways Holidays located on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal near Loughborough. ‘Acumen II’ is a cruiser stern narrowboat built in 2006. The boat has a fixed double cabin in the rear, with walk in wardrobe […]


New Boats for 2013

Published on December 21, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

We are proud to announce the arrival of over 30 brand new boats to the UK Canals and Rivers. UK Canals new arrivals: ‘Wren 416’: a 47ft semi trad, is a perfect brand new canal boat for couples, with a fixed double cabin offering a wider double bed at the rear. Available from Hilperton on […]


Unique addition for 2013: Free Mobile Wi-Fi on board narrowboats

Published on December 6, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

For 2013, selected boats from Napton and Autherley will be the first of our hire boats to offer 1GB free mobile Wi-Fi as standard. Holiday hirers can keep in touch with friends, track their progress and look up the local area, write a blog, check emails or even do a spot of work whilst on […]