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Canal Boat Hire- Braunston Historic Rally Weekend

Published on June 13, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

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 […]

The Black Country Ring

Published on June 8, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

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 Holidays – Very last minute amazing jubilee offers!

Published on June 1, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

Special offers available: ‘Grace’ at Barnoldswick  £919.00 inclusive of 20.12% discount for the week commencing Saturday the 2nd June 2012. Experience the Pennine Countryside on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. You can make your way to Leeds City Centre through glorious scenery and cobbled streets climbing through the forests of the Dales. ‘Dundas’ at Bradford […]

Canal Boat Hire on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Published on May 29, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

The longest canal network in Northern 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 […]

Dawn’s canal boat holiday – Grand Union Canal

Published on April 25, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

A member of our booking team at Waterways Holidays took to the waters again. Dawn, accompanied by friends, family and Meg the dog, booked a canal boating holiday on the narrowboat ‘Jade’ from the base at Linslade. We thought it might be useful to supply you with a day-to-day diary of a weekend boat hire […]

Wootton Wawen 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 […]