Holiday Inspirations

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 […]

Brand New Waterways Holidays Website!

Posted by on January 7, 2013 at 5:03 pm

To celebrate the launch of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays’ new website, the company is highlighting 15% savings off all narrowboats hired from the Preston Brook base on the Bridgwater Canal in Cheshire. www.waterwaysholidays.com features UK canal boat holidays and Norfolk Broads boat hire and offers live availability on a choice of more than […]

New Boats for 2013

Posted by on December 21, 2012 at 2:56 pm

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 […]

Free short breaks on selected 2013 holidays!

Posted by on December 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm

Book a 7 night 2013 summer holiday from selected marinas and get a FREE short break, book by the 15/01/13. This amazing offer applies to selected boats from Bradford on Avon (near Bath) on the Kennet & Avon Canal and Lower Heyford (near Oxford) on the South Oxford Canal for selected dates. Book 7 nights […]

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

Posted by on December 6, 2012 at 1:03 pm

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 […]

All Inclusive Boating on the Norfolk Broads!

Posted by on October 12, 2012 at 2:26 pm

***NEW for 2013*** All inclusive Norfolk Broads boating holidays from Horning We have a wide selection of motor cruisers available from Horning for 2013, ranging from luxurious two berth cruisers through to eight berth cruisers, large enough to accomodate for a party of two families; all at all inclusive prices. There are a selection of […]

Fantastic Savings for October Half Term!

Posted by on October 1, 2012 at 2:22 pm

Thinking of ideas for keeping the family entertained this October Half term? Why not book a last minute boating break and take advantage of our Autumn 2012 special offers. The canals and rivers are a perfect family activity, providing a healthy dose of exercise, navigating the boat and working the locks, as well as the […]

Trudi’s Canal Boat Holiday – South Oxford Canal

Posted by on August 1, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Our journey began at Napton and having booked a very comfortable Duchess 4 narrowboat from there we decided to travel South down the lower half of the Oxford Canal which stretches between Napton and the historic university City of Oxford. This particular waterway is renowned for it’s quiet and very rural surroundings, mostly farmland or […]