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Week long breaks from Bradford on Avon

Week long breaks from Bradford on Avon

Pewsey and back (72 locks, 34 hours) From Bradford on Avon Marina, head east along the Kennet & Avon Canal.  The journey takes you through Semington and Seend, with its...
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Top 6 Easter family canal boat holidays

Top 6 Easter family canal boat holidays

Take to the water this Easter, and travel slowly through the beautiful spring countryside to enjoy a family adventure afloat. You can cruise gently along aboard your own floating holiday...
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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

Our beautiful network of inland waterways were once the transport arteries of the Industrial Revolution, but today they have become important green corridors for wildlife. When enjoying your canal boat...
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The Black Country Ring

The Black Country Ring

The Black Country Ring is a popular cruising route along the interconnected canals of the West Midlands, taking boaters through the historic industrial heartland known as the Black Country. The...
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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 Droitwich Ring

The Droitwich Ring

The Droitwich Ring offers a delightful canal boat cruising experience, combining history, scenery, and relaxation along the tranquil waterways of the West Midlands. Also known as the Mid-Worcestershire Ring, the...
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Week long canal boat holidays from Bunbury

Week long canal boat holidays from Bunbury

Norbury Junction and back (58 miles, 58 locks, 31 hours) Cruise through the Cheshire countryside into Staffordshire to Norbury Junction and back, visiting canalside pubs and the historic market town...
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Week long canal boat holidays from Great Haywood

Week long canal boat holidays from Great Haywood

Etruria and back (38 miles, 36 locks, 21.5 hours) Cruise north from Great Haywood up the Trent & Mersey Canal through the Staffordshire countryside and wooded Trent Valley.  You’ll pass...
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Week long breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Week long breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Barnoldswick and back (38 miles, 30 locks, 22 hours) Travelling in the direction of Liverpool along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from Silsden, you’ll first pass canalside warehouses, enjoying views...
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Week long breaks from Wootton Wawen

Week long breaks from Wootton Wawen

The Birmingham Mini Ring (48 miles, 84 locks, 33 hours) With more canals than Venice, exploring the Birmingham area by boat is one of the best ways to experience Britain’s...
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Week long breaks on the Llangollen Canal

Week long breaks on the Llangollen Canal

The beautiful 41-mile long Llangollen Canal crosses the border between England and Wales, and links the Eisteddfod town of Llangollen in Denbighshire with the Shropshire Union Canal, just north of...
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Week long breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

Week long breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

From the majesty of the River Thames and its beautiful valley dotted with historic market towns, to the peaceful meandering of the Oxford Canal, our Oxford boat yard offers the...
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Week long breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Week long breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

One of our best-loved canals, the 87-mile long Kennet & Avon Canal links the Bristol Avon with the Thames at Reading, passing through spectacular landscapes and the World Heritage City...
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Top 8 quirky canal boat holiday destinations

Top 8 quirky canal boat holiday destinations

To celebrate the new cruising season ahead, we’ve listed some of the most interesting, quirky and unusual stories on our waterways: Enjoy the most heart-stopping boat trip in Britain   The...
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Best pet friendly canal boat holidays

Best pet friendly canal boat holidays

Narrowboats provide a floating holiday home so it’s possible to take all sorts of pets on the canals. Canal boat holidays are especially great for dogs, with plenty of towpath...
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Canal boat holidays on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Canal boat holidays on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Enjoy stunning scenery, the Yorkshire Dales, Pennine Way, industrial history, remote beauty, rugged hills, wooded valleys, mills and moors. At 127 miles, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is the longest...
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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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