Holiday Inspirations

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 […]

Crick Boat Show 2013

Posted by on April 3, 2013 at 4:12 pm

The 2013 Crick Boat Show & Waterways Festival takes place over the May Bank Holiday weekend – 25th to 27th May. The festivities will be held at Crick Marina, with the main hub of activity occuring south of the famous Foxton Locks on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal. The Crick Boat Show, […]

The River Wey & Godalming Navigations

Posted by on March 21, 2013 at 3:42 pm

The River Wey & Godalming Navigations runs from Godalming to Weybridge, just below Shepperton Lock, where the navigation meets the River Thames. The Wey Valley offers a rich source of interest and natural beauty, the meandering waterway follows the yellow fields on the North Downs and passes under the dappled shade of willow trees. These […]

School holiday savings on Cheshire narrowboat holidays

Posted by on March 13, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Cruise the Cheshire Plains and enjoys savings of up to 20% on all narrowboats hired from the base at Congleton on the Macclesfield Canal. 20% saving apply to holidays completed before 01 June 2013. For example, a week’s hire during the Easter holidays (30 March to 15 April 2013) on ‘Bosley’ – 44ft narrowboat sleeping […]

Canal Boat Festivals in Spring 2013

Posted by on March 5, 2013 at 11:39 am

A canal boat holiday is a perfect spring getaway, feeding the ducklings and spotting the kingfishers in the reeds, with the sun shining and picturesque views. There are several boat festivals taking place across the canals to celebrate all things boating over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, offering plenty of family based activities and […]

Brand new boats on the Norfolk Broads at Brundall

Posted by on February 19, 2013 at 11:36 am

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

Posted by on February 8, 2013 at 10:07 am

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 […]

Brand new search facility on Waterways Holidays website

Posted by on February 6, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Since launching the new Waterways Holidays website in January, we’ve been busy upgrading our boating holiday search so that you can now check thousands of holidays using a brand new advanced search facility to find exactly the right holiday for you.   The new advanced search options include a filter to:   only show boats […]

Cruising Routes from Devizes on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Posted by on January 16, 2013 at 12:29 pm

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

Posted by on January 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm

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 […]