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Stern Talk – which to choose for your narrowboat holiday?

Published on July 5, 2018 By Waterways Holidays

There are 3 main types of stern to choose from when deciding which boat to pick for your boating holiday. Generally it is down to personal preference, but there are pros and cons to each type. Here is a round-up of the three types, to give you a better idea of the differences between them: […]

Top Easter destinations on the UK waterways

Published on February 13, 2018 By Waterways Holidays

The Easter Holidays are a fantastic time to escape with the family and enjoy some time away together. With the days gradually getting longer, the chance of some sunshine increasing and the newborn spring animals in the passing fields; it’s not hard to see why it’s such a popular time to go boating. We’ve had […]

A newbie’s guide to boating

Published on November 28, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

If you are considering a boating holiday for the first time we understand the prospect may be a little daunting, so we have put together some useful information for novice boaters: No previous boating experience is necessary, full training will always be given on arrival. Narrowboats sleep a maximum of 12 people, including babies and […]

October half term boating holiday ideas

Published on September 28, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

Fancy something different this October half term? Why not try a family boating holiday on the UK canals or the Norfolk Broads. Keep the kids occupied helping out with the locks on the canals, or bird spotting on the Broads. No previous experience is necessary and we would be more than happy to help you […]

Hire a boat and cruise the Norfolk Broads in style in one of our new additions

Published on January 13, 2017 By Waterways Holidays

We are delighted to announce the arrival of two new cruisers to our fleet, available for hire in 2017. These two cruisers are rather different from one another, one is brand new and the other is a Norfolk Broads 1920s classic cruiser. ‘Spark of Light’ offers experienced boaters a holiday of nostalgic cruising on the […]

Norfolk Broads- 10 reasons to hire a boat on the Broads

Published on October 6, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

The Norfolk Broads is the perfect destination for your 2017 holiday. Known as ‘Britain’s magical waterland’, the Broads offers 125 miles of navigable waterways, and of course, the best way to discover it all is by boat! With picturesque towns and villages, waterside pubs and plenty of visitor attractions, the Broads is just waiting to […]

An education on the UK waterways

Published on September 27, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

Teach your children something new this October half term. A canal boating holiday can be a great way to get children outside and active, learning whilst having fun. Each canal and river has something different to offer and gives children the chance to engage and experience something completely new. The canals and waterways of the […]

Book your October half term boating holiday

Published on September 6, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

Beat the back-to-school blues by booking a boating holiday in the October half term. With options on both the Norfolk Broads and the UK canals available, there are plenty of locations to choose from. Boating holidays in autumn give you the chance to experience the UK waters in a completely different light; with the sun […]

Luxury Widebeam boat Larkspur

Published on July 8, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

alsoFancy a boating holiday with that extra bit of added luxury? The widebeam boat ‘Larkspur’ is perfect for a family or friends holiday, sleeping up to 6 people, with an extra 4ft of width compared to traditional narrowboats; it’s like being on a quaint, floating holiday cottage. Located on the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal, […]

UK Boating Holidays – Tips and Attractions to suit the whole family

Published on June 8, 2016 By Waterways Holidays

Looking for a bit of inspiration for your next UK holiday? We’ve looked at some of the top attractions either on, or very close to the waterways all over England. Whether you’re after a relaxing, scenic holiday or one packed full of adventure- there’s something for everyone on the UK waterways.   The Anderton Boat […]