This year lots of families are choosing to explore the beautiful UK countryside and go on a boating holiday. Boats have fully equipped kitchens so are perfect for self-catering from your own floating holiday home. Complete beginners are welcome because full tuition is always given on arrival. Although availability is now limited, here are a selection of boats for an adventurous short break this October Half Term.
‘Golden Meadow’, North Wales
Golden Meadow is a spacious narrowboat for a family of four with two cabins, one twin and one double. Holidays start from Trevor on the popular Llangollen Canal, perfect for crossing the stunning Pontcysyllte Aquduct.
- Why it’s great for families: dining table and chairs, arm chairs, radiator central heating, free WiFi (restrictions apply), microwave, TV/DVD and radio/CD, pet friendly
Starting at Falkirk, Kimberley can sleep up to six people using the settee bed in the saloon and two cabins. Route highlights include the Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies.
- Why it’s great for families: radiator central heating, free WiFi (restrictions apply), bathroom with full size shower, TV/DVD and radio/CD, pet friendly
‘Tanzanite Emblem’, Norfolk Broads
A modern cruiser with a central steering position, Tanzanite Emblem has two en-suite double cabins. There are no locks on the Norfolk Broads and plenty of ducks and geese to feed!
- Why it’s great for families: bow and stern thrusters for easy manoeuvring, TV/DVD and radio/CD, 2 ensuite cabins, microwave, shore power hook-up
With a flexible bed layout, Omniscient is based at Pershore on the River Avon in Worcestershire. Pershore is ideally situated in between Shakespearian Stratford-upon-Avon and the medieval market town of Tewkesbury.
- Why it’s great for families: radiator central heating, lock box for valuables, TV/DVD and radio/CD, USB sockets, microwave, pets welcome
All 3 night holidays featured above start 24th October. Local facilities and activities are subject to current Government Guidelines.
To find your perfect boating holiday, please book via our website: www.waterwaysholidays.com or call 01252 796400.