Family Half Term Boating Weekends

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
Llangollen Canal, 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
‘Kimberley’, Scotland
Boating Holiday on the Scottish Lowlands

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
Cruising on the 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
‘Omniscient’, Worcestershire

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: or call 01252 796400.