Holiday Inspirations

50% off Norfolk Broads boat hire!

Posted by on July 16, 2012 at 11:38 am

Save 50% off Summer Holidays from selected boats at Potter Heigham! Applicable for holidays taken before the 24th August 2012! This special offer includes every aspect of your boating holiday costs including: 50% off your collision damage waiver fee, 50% off your fuel deposit, 50% off car parking and 50% off your first pet! As […]

Norfolk Broads Boat Hire – Summer Savers & Luxury Hampers

Posted by on July 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Save 15% off Summer Holidays from selected boats at Horning! applicable for holidays taken in July and August! PLUS a free luxury Hamper containing local produce worth £50.00! Selected hire boats from Horning are equipped with modern features such as solar panels, LED lighting, sprung mattresses, shore power hook up and bow & stern thrusters.  […]

Calder & Hebble Navigation and Rochdale Canal junction

Posted by on July 3, 2012 at 2:29 pm

The Rochdale Canal, Calder & Hebble navigations combined with the Leeds and Liverpool Canal form the Pennine Canals. These canals span across the rolling countryside from the coastline and connect Northern Cities via the waterways. The Rochdale Canal navigation was built after the Calder & Hebble, and formed at the historic basin at Sowerby Bridge, […]

Brand new – One way boat hire in Warwickshire

Posted by on July 2, 2012 at 3:23 pm

We have recently added a new one way hire option for short breaks in Warwickshire for selected July holidays. This is a great opportunity to hire a boat from Stockton or Stretton-under-Fosse marinas and travel along the Grand Union Canal and and the Oxford Canal. No need to turn around at a suitable winding hole. […]

Henley Royal Regatta

Posted by on June 25, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Taking place from Wednesday 27th June for five days, the Henley Royal Regatta attracts thousands of visitors to the River Thames annually as one of the most popular Regatta events. This year will be no exception following the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. First held in 1839, the events have expanded from a one day event […]

Canal Boat Hire- Braunston Historic Rally Weekend

Posted by on June 13, 2012 at 12:39 pm

The impressive Braunston Historic Narrow Boat Rally & Canal Festival is taking place from Friday evening on the 22nd June for one weekend only. Why not take to the waters on a canal boat holiday for a family filled weekend with a difference! Dating back over 10 years the historic boat rally will take place […]

Norfolk Broads boat hire – Attractions & Discounts

Posted by on June 12, 2012 at 3:03 pm

The Norfolk Broads offer such a wide variety of activities ranging from children’s theme parks and zoos, to nature trails and historical sight-seeing to high street shopping and fine dining. There is so much available for holiday makers on boating holidays on the Norfolk Broads, either by the water or setting off to explore by […]

The Black Country Ring

Posted by on June 8, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Ring Stats Distance 75 miles Locks 101 Hours approx. 45hrs A ring route that requires two weeks to navigate, an extension of the previous Lapworth Ring post- more suited for those looking for a longer UK boating holiday. Which Canals are part of the Black Country Ring? Birmingham & Fazeley Canal Coventry Canal Trent & […]

Canal Boat Hire on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Posted by on May 29, 2012 at 11:03 am

The longest canal network in Northen England, the Leeds & Liverpool canal was constructed to provide transport of industrial materials to the market towns. The canal meanders through spectacular Pennine Views, passing mill houses and through staircases of locks. We offer holiday hirers the opportunity to depart from either Barnoldswick marina or Foulridge marina which […]

The Fenland Waterways

Posted by on May 17, 2012 at 3:05 pm

March Marina is situated on the outskirts of the village, once an island floating amongst the marshy fens, now a market village situated on the River Nene. The river banks are lined with pretty thatched cottages and reeds with scenic views. As you depart March and head south you will pass St. Wendreda’s Church, named […]