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Calder & Hebble Navigation and Rochdale Canal junction

Published on July 3, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

The Rochdale Canal, Calder & Hebble navigations combined with the Leeds and Liverpool Canal form the Pennine Canals. These canals span across the rolling countryside from the coastline and connect Northern Cities via the waterways. The Rochdale Canal navigation was built after the Calder & Hebble, and formed at the historic basin at Sowerby Bridge, […]

Brand new – One way boat hire in Warwickshire

Published on July 2, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

We have recently added a new one way hire option for short breaks in Warwickshire for selected July holidays. This is a great opportunity to hire a boat from Stockton or Stretton-under-Fosse marinas and travel along the Grand Union Canal and and the Oxford Canal. No need to turn around at a suitable winding hole. […]

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 […]

SUPER SAVER for this weekend on the UK Canals!

Published on May 23, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

This weekend only, whilst the sun is out, the marinas at Lower Heyford, Lechlade and Bradford on Avon, are offering up to £600.00 off weekend hire on selected boats. Save up to £600.00 on city breaks to Bath or Oxford this weekend! Oxford is seven hours cruising from the Lower Heyford marina, heading south. Shop […]

The Fenland Waterways

Published on May 17, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

March Marina is situated on the outskirts of the village, once an island floating amongst the marshy fens, now a market village situated on the River Nene. The river banks are lined with pretty thatched cottages and reeds with scenic views. As you depart March and head south you will pass St. Wendreda’s Church, named […]

Canal Boat Hire on the Lancaster Canal

Published on May 11, 2012 By Waterways Holidays

The Lancaster Canal offers boating holiday makers the chance to experience the scenic views of the Lancashire rolling countryside, Forests of Bowland, Morecambe Bay and Lancaster City Centre. The Lancaster Canal stretches from Tewitfield to Preston, covering 41 miles of lock free contour built canal. From Preston in the South, dating back to the Doomsday […]

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 […]