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Short breaks from Bradford on Avon

Short breaks from Bradford on Avon

Weekend/3-night breaks from Bradford on Avon Foxhanger Wharf and back (14 locks, 15 hours) From our new base at Bradford on Avon, cruise east along the Kennet & Avon Canal...
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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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Top 8 May bank holiday destinations

Top 8 May bank holiday destinations

Canal boat holidays are great for families, offering the chance to experience life afloat exploring Britain’s beautiful canal network. Along the way, you can watch out for wildlife and stop...
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Short breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

Short 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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Short breaks on the Shropshire Union Canal

Short breaks on the Shropshire Union Canal

The Shropshire Union Canal stretches 77 miles from Autherley Junction near Wolverhampton in the South, to Ellesmere Port in the North.  Cruising ‘the Shroppie’ gives you stunning views of the...
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Short breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Short breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

At 127 miles, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is the longest single canal in the country, crossing the Pennines and linking the wide waterways of Yorkshire with those of Lancashire...
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Short breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Short 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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Short breaks on the Stratford Canal

Short breaks on the Stratford Canal

The 25-mile long narrow and mostly rural Stratford-upon-Avon Canal links Shakespeare’s Stratford and the River Avon in the south, with the Worcester & Birmingham Canal close to Birmingham in the...
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Short breaks from Great Haywood in Staffordshire

Short breaks from Great Haywood in Staffordshire

Weekend/3-night breaks from Great Haywood on the Trent & Mersey Canal The 90-mile long Trent & Mersey Canal, begins close to the River Mersey near Runcorn and finishes at its...
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Short breaks on the Llangollen Canal

Short 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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Best narrowboat holiday getaways for couples

Best narrowboat holiday getaways for couples

A canal boat holiday can be a perfect minibreak for a couple wanting a bit of rest and relaxation. Slow life down to a tranquil three miles per hour and...
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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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