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Easter Boating Holiday Breaks

Published on March 28, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Hurry! We are booking up fast for the Easter weekend! A perfect boating holiday for family groups of four are the Wier Class boats, ‘Teddington’ and ‘Shepperton’ from Wootton Wawen marina, near Stratford upon Avon. This class of boat is perfect for a family of four with a fixed double and two singles in the […]

Boating Holiday Special Offers – four days left…

Published on March 8, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Save 10% off the Summer Holidays from selected marinas See below for further details on applicable holidays – valid until 12/03/12. Visit the Thames and the Dreaming Spires of Oxford: Combine a family boating holiday aboard one of the youngest narrowboats in the country with a sight seeing break in Oxford. Skirting the Cotswolds, the […]

New boats for hire in 2012

Published on February 24, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Just for all you boating fans out there, here’s an exclusive first look at some of the new boats for 2012 on the Waterways Holidays website and a reminder of some of the boats that were introduced in 2011. Norfolk Broads Boat Hire: ‘Olympic Light’ from Potter Heigham- New to the Norfolk Broads in late […]

Narrowboat Holidays on the Ashby Canal

Published on February 22, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Waterways Holidays are delighted to introduce an excellent start location to our canal boat holidays for 2012. Situated on the Ashby Canal in Warwickshire, the marina is perfectly nestled in the scenic countryside, just a hop and a skip away from Warwick, Birmingham and Coventry. ‘Carlton’ is a luxurious 56 ft narrowboat. Perfect for two […]

The ‘Lapworth Ring’

Published on February 9, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Ring Stats Distance 42 miles Locks 49 Hours approx. 26hrs A ring route that we recommend for a beginners first one way route as it is an achievable distance and not too lock heavy. Along this route you can experience the Great British countryside at its finest one day and the next stop off for […]

The Four Counties Ring

Published on December 2, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Ring Stats Distance 110 miles Locks 94 Hours approx. 55hrs A circular route which is perhaps slightly more challenging in terms of it’s level of difficulty, but well worth the effort! The Four Counties Ring satisfies boating holiday goers looking for rural views, with the Cheshire plains visible from your narrowboat, and pastoral scenes amid […]

Winter Canal Boat Holidays

Published on October 28, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Canal boat holidays are perfect for a cosy winter get-away… Dont miss out this season, many of the marinas are running narrowboats throughout the winter months and even through the Christmas and New Year period. It’s a perfect retreat from all the hustle and bustle of last minute christmas shoppers and overcrowded supermarkets. The canals […]

Canal Boat Hire – River Severn and Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

Published on September 29, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Trudi, an experienced narrow boater and member of the Waterways Holidays booking team, writes about her latest journey on one of her favourite canals, the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. “It has surpassed all of my expectations…..” We began our journey from Northwick, just North of Worcester, on the 69 foot narrowboat ‘Transcendence’.  Turning onto the […]

Pet friendly boat holidays… We think so!

Published on September 6, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

We recently posted about Norfolk Broads boating holidays being an ideal holiday for pet owners.  Recent holiday goers have shown us just how versatile our boats can be for all sorts of pets, and we thought we would share the latest pet pictures with you! On the 26th of August we welcomed the Simonnet family […]

‘Muddy Waters.’ A brand new family canal boat holiday experience

Published on July 19, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Children and adults alike are set to love an entirely new boating holiday experience – child friendly narrowboat ‘Muddy Waters’ on the South Oxford Canal. The base at Lower Heyford boasts a modern fleet of beautifully maintained narrowboats sleeping up to twelve people. The latest addition to the hire fleet is 69ft ‘Muddy Waters’, a […]