Booking availability


Our online reservation system will help you check which barge holidays are available for your preferred dates and location. Our system is updated constantly, but during busy holiday periods we will need to re-confirm availability to you for your chosen dates.

Experienced, friendly advice. Whether you’re a seasoned boater, or a complete canal holiday novice, getting the right advice is invaluable to a successful holiday. Our experienced, approachable booking team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We want you to have confidence in your choice of holiday and know what to expect so that you can relax and enjoy yourself.

Booking office opening times:

Weekdays:   8.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday :    9.00am – 4.00pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays including Christmas Eve:   10.00am – 4.00pm

The booking office is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday.

If you call outside office hours, please leave your details on our answering machine. We will call you back at your convenience during office hours.

Be Inspired

We offer a range of different types of holidays such as City Breaks, Relaxation Cruises and Popular Destinations

City Breaks
Rural retreats
Popular places

So why choose Anglo Welsh?

Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
Family friendly and pet friendly holidays.
Great days out on the water.
Luxury canal boat hire and Thames boating holidays.

Anglo Welsh. So much more than narrowboats

...but don't just take our word for it