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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 […]

Romantic boating holidays for Valentines Day

Published on January 11, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

The romantic season is steadily approaching us… If you’re not sure of the best way to spoil that special someone, may we offer you some boating inspiration! Selected marinas are open from the 10th February to accomodate the romantic traveller. What better way to get into the mood than floating on the tranquil water thought […]

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 Boating Holidays in rural Warwickshire

Published on July 1, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Stratford upon Avon Canal, home to the birth and death place of William Shakespeare, is an area steeped in culture and history, all of which you can experience yourself when you hire a narrow boat for a holiday getaway. Waterways Holidays offers canal boating holidays from various bases such as ‘Wootton Wawen’, ‘Stratford upon Avon’, […]

Canal Boat Holidays on the Welsh Canals

Published on May 10, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Wales is home to two navigable rural canals, the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal and the Llangollen Canal. These canals are always a popular choice for people looking to holiday in the UK and both offer unique and awe-inspiring experiences. Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Dating back over two hundred years, this canal meanders through picturesque Welsh […]

Brand new boats for hire on the UK Canals & Norfolk Broads

Published on March 4, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

Looking for something new for this year’s holiday? Why not book one of our brand new luxury boats, available for canal boating holidays & boating on the Norfolk Broads? UK Canals ‘Silver Darlings’ was new to the base at Clifton-on-Dunsmore in the summer 2010. She’s a semi-traditional narrowboat located on the North Oxford Canal. Her […]

New for 2011: the perfect honeymoon boating holiday

Published on December 21, 2010 By Waterways Holidays

Brand new for 2011 and ideal for honeymooners, Cambridge is a luxurious 44ft narrowboat sleeping two, based at Sowerby Bridge in Yorkshire.