Holiday Inspirations

Extended Cruising on the UK Canals

Posted by on February 16, 2014 at 2:50 pm

2014 Unique Long Term Cruising Opportunity! If you fancy taking 3 months or more to explore the UK’s fabulous historic canal system, we are now offering 70 foot ‘Lillian Ginger’ for extended cruising at a cost of just £1,295 per month (minimum hire 3 months). Cost excludes fuel (depart with full tank and pay for […]

Norfolk Broads vintage cruiser: ‘C’est La Vie’

Posted by on January 7, 2014 at 4:47 pm

Available for 2014 holiday hire on our website is four berth vintage cruiser, ‘C’est La Vie.’ Hire this classic boat and experience a holiday on one of the few remaining mahogany trimmed cruisers, a high end boat built in 1967 with a stylish interior reminiscent of times past. The boat sleeps four in comfort, with […]

Stretton under Fosse- boating short break routes

Posted by on December 3, 2013 at 3:32 pm

A short break from Stretton under Fosse to Braunston: Arrive at the Stretton under Fosse marina and receive your detailed show through of the boat to make sure you are comfortable with your hire boat. Once you feel comfortable operating your narrowboat, cruise south on the North Oxford Canal, meandering through the woodlands before reaching […]

Canal boat hire – Bath by boat

Posted by on November 5, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Hire a canal boat on the Kennet and Avon Canal and cruise to Bath on a traditional narrowboat, a relaxing break ideal for novices. Select your favourite narrowboat from either Bradford on Avon, Hilperton or Bath and explore the historical city of Bath including the iconic architecture, Roman Bath Spa’s and shopping facilities. An ideal […]

Traditional sailing holidays on the Norfolk Broads

Posted by on September 13, 2013 at 1:47 pm

‘Lutra’, a traditional sailing yacht, has been introduced to the Norfolk Broads for the 2013 Autumn season. She is ideal for experienced sailors looking to holiday on the Norfolk Broads, offering an excellent sailing performance as well as providing a comfortable stay for holiday hirers. Perfect for small family groups or couples, Lutra sleeps up […]

Trudi’s Narrowboat Holiday – From Stoke Prior to Autherley

Posted by on August 1, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Trudi, part of our team here at Waterways Holidays has been gracious enough to write up her experiences of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and Birmingham Navigations: Beginning our holiday at Stoke Prior near Bromsgrove on the brand new ‘Princess 4’ narrowboat, our trip to Autherley – on the junction between the Shropshire Union Canal […]

Summer Holidays boating on the Norfolk Broads

Posted by on June 19, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Enjoy a relaxed retreat on a Norfolk Broads boating holiday with family and friends. The southern waterways are especially suited to boating novices looking for a classic Great British holiday and a relaxed introduction to boating on the UK inland waterways. The southern rivers include the River’s Waveney, Chet and Yare; all of which offer […]

The Cheshire Ring

Posted by on May 16, 2013 at 4:17 pm

Ring Stats Distance 102 miles Locks 92 Hours approx. 55hrs Celebrate the re-opening of the Trent & Mersey Canal following the canal breach last year, and go on a boating holiday on the Cheshire Ring.  This two week cruising ring takes your boat crew onto several canals, floating through Cheshire countryside, and the Peak National […]

Summer Norfolk Broads boating holidays

Posted by on April 25, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Enjoy a peaceful break on the southern waterways of the Norfolk Broads this summer and save up to £150.00 off a Broads boating holiday. The southern rivers offer a rich mix of attractions, with something for everyone to enjoy. Relax and unwind, meandering past weeping willow trees and a variety of wildlife tending to their […]

Summer boating holidays on the Grand Union Canal

Posted by on April 11, 2013 at 3:20 pm

This summer, enjoy the picturesque Grand Union Canal on a traditional narrowboat from Braunston and take advantage of savings of up to £75.00 off your boating holiday when booked by the 30th April 2013. Cruising options are plentiful from the marina. You can take your hire boat east along the Grand Union Canal, navigating the […]