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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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

‘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 […]

Canal Boating Holidays on the Mid Worcestershire or Droitwich Ring

Published on July 8, 2011 By Waterways Holidays

The sleepy Droitwich Canals have just reawakened after almost a century of closure.  Years of restoration work estimated at a cost of approximately £12.7 million have been invested into the reopening of the canals. The canals and the River Severn link to form the Mid Worcestershire mini Ring-perfect for three night breaks. The Droitwich 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’, […]