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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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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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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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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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Short breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

Short breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

On a short break boating holiday from our base on the River Thames you can reach Oxford, Wallingford, Lechlade or Lower Heyford From the majesty of the River Thames and...
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Short breaks on the Shropshire Union Canal

Short breaks on the Shropshire Union Canal

On a short break boating holiday from Bunbury you can cruise to Chester, Anderton Boat Lift, Ellesmere Port, Whitchurch or Market Drayton The Shropshire Union Canal stretches 77 miles from...
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Short breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Short breaks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Cruise through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside to Skipton, Gargrave, Bingley or Saltaire on a short break from Silsden At 127 miles, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is the longest single...
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Short breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Short breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

Our weekend boating break destinations on the Kennet & Avon Canal include Bradford on Avon, Bath and the Caen Hill flight of locks at Devizes One of our best-loved canals,...
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Short breaks on the Stratford Canal

Short breaks on the Stratford Canal

Cruise through the Warwickshire countryside to Shakespeare's Stratford or through the remains of the Forest of Arden to Hatton Locks The 25-mile long narrow and mostly rural Stratford-upon-Avon Canal links...
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Short breaks from Great Haywood in Staffordshire

Short breaks from Great Haywood in Staffordshire

You can cruise through the Staffordshire countryside to Fradley, Stone, Alrewas or Gailey on a short break from Great Haywood Weekend/3-night breaks from Great Haywood on the Trent & Mersey...
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Short breaks on the Llangollen Canal

Short breaks on the Llangollen Canal

Our short break destinations on the Llangollen Canal include Llangollen, Chirk, Ellesmere, Crickheath, Whitchurch and Wrenbury The beautiful 41-mile long Llangollen Canal crosses the border between England and Wales. In...
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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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A short break on the Shropshire Union Canal

A short break on the Shropshire Union Canal

We spoke to Stan Cullimore about his latest Anglo Welsh narrowboat holiday Where did you go this time Stan? We set off from Bunbury on the Shropshire Union Canal in...
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Spring time on the River Thames

Spring time on the River Thames

Spring Canal Boat Holiday Deals! Spring is a great time to go canal boating. The countryside is alive with new life – spring lambs, ducklings and goslings, hawthorn in the...
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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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