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Take a cruise across the Stream in the Sky this summer

Take a cruise across the Stream in the Sky this summer

This summer enjoy a family day out with a boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqeduct Over the summer our ‘Little Star’ trip boat is offering five skippered cruises a day...
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Summer days out boating on the canals

Summer days out boating on the canals

Hire a canal boat for a great day out this summer We offer canal boat day boat hire from six of our bases, from just £99 per day for up...
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Take a boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Take a boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Acroos the summer our ‘Little Star’ trip boat will be operating five Pontcysyllte Aqueduct boat trips a day Our Little Star trip boat offers families the chance to enjoy skippered cruises...
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Father’s Day canal boat cruise

Father’s Day canal boat cruise

Enjoy a relaxing family day out boating on the canals on Father's Day  Cruising along a peaceful canal and stopping off for a pub lunch along the way, is a...
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Best spring days out canal boating

Best spring days out canal boating

If you're looking for a great day out this spring, why not hire a canal boat for the day and enjoy cruising through the countryside. You can enjoy cruising through...
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Week long breaks from Bradford on Avon

Week long breaks from Bradford on Avon

There's a choice of week long holidays on the Kennet & Avon Canal from Bradford on Avon Pewsey and back (72 locks, 34 hours) From Bradford on Avon Marina, head...
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Short breaks from Bradford on Avon

Short breaks from Bradford on Avon

From Bradford on Avon there are a variety of short break holiday options on the Kennet & Avon Canal Weekend/3-night breaks from Bradford on Avon Foxhanger Wharf and back (14...
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10-day/2-week breaks from Bradford on Avon

10-day/2-week breaks from Bradford on Avon

Explore the Kennet & Avon Canal in Wiltshire, Somerset and Berkshire from our canal boat hire base at Bradford on Avon There's a choice of 10-day and 2-week breaks Great...
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We’re now offering holidays from Bradford on Avon

We’re now offering holidays from Bradford on Avon

We’ve bought Sally Narrowboats, so we’re now offering canal boat hire on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Bradford on Avon. Our new narrowboat hire base is on the Kennet...
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Top 6 Easter family canal boat holidays

Top 6 Easter family canal boat holidays

Take to the water this Easter to enjoy a family boating adventure You can cruise slowly through the spring countryside aboard your own floating holiday home and stop off at...
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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct boat trips

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct boat trips

We offer daily boat trips across the Stream in the Sky in North Wales Until 31 October 2024, our ‘Little Star’ trip boat will be operating daily skippered cruises across...
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Top 10 wildlife destinations to enjoy on a canal boat holiday

Top 10 wildlife destinations to enjoy on a canal boat holiday

There's so much wildlife to see when you are boating along Britain's beautiful inland waterways Our beautiful network of inland waterways were once the transport arteries of the Industrial Revolution,...
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What to pack for your narrowboat holiday

What to pack for your narrowboat holiday

Here's a list of useful items to pack for your holiday on narrowboat in England and Wales Our canal boats are like floating holiday cottages, so you’ll find many of...
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Top 8 May bank holiday destinations

Top 8 May bank holiday destinations

Canal boat holidays are great for families, watching out for wildlife and exploring exciting waterside destinations. Here's a guide to our top 8 May bank holiday family destinations – all...
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The Four Counties Ring

The Four Counties Ring

The Four Counties circuit offers a memorable canal boat holiday experience, combining scenic beauty and historic interest It's a popular choice for boating enthusiasts looking to explore the tranquil waterways...
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The Black Country Ring

The Black Country Ring

The Black Country Ring is a popular canal cruising route along the interconnected canals of the West Midlands and historic industrial heartland The route, also known as the Staffordshire Ring,...
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The Avon Ring

The Avon Ring

Boaters cruising the Avon Ring are treated to a stunning array of landscapes, including rolling countryside, tranquil rivers and quaint villages The 108-mile long journey goes through 131 locks and...
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The Birmingham Mini-Ring

The Birmingham Mini-Ring

With more canals than Venice, exploring the Birmingham area by boat is one of the best ways to experience Britain’s vibrant second city The Birmingham Mini-Ring takes boaters through industrial...
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The Warwickshire Ring

The Warwickshire Ring

The Warwickshire Ring canal cruising route takes you through picturesque countryside, historic villages and into the heart of Birmingham The circuit runs for 104 miles through 121 locks.  It takes...
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The Cheshire Ring

The Cheshire Ring

The Cheshire Ring canal circuit takes you through the Cheshire countryside, to the heart of Manchester and into the Peak District It's one of the most popular canal boat holiday...
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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

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