Holiday Inspirations

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. 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 […]

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.  […]