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Hatton Locks

Hatton Locks

Hatton Locks on the Grand Union Canal in Warwickshire are one of the longest flight of locks in England The 21 locks on the Grand Union Canal at Hatton are...
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The Rochdale Canal

The Rochdale Canal

The Rochdale Canal takes boaters across the Pennines with spectacular views Stretching for 32 miles with 91 locks along its length, the Rochdale Canal runs from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge...
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The Ashby Canal

The Ashby Canal

The lock-free Ashby Canal takes boaters through beautiful stretches of the Leicestershire and Warwickshire countryside The Ashby Canal is currently navigable for 22 miles from its junction with the Coventry...
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Harecastle Tunnel

Harecastle Tunnel

Harecastle Tunnel on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Staffordshire is one of the longest tunnels on the canal network Harecastle Tunnel is 1.65 miles (2,676 metres) long and it...
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The Burnley Embankment

The Burnley Embankment

The Burnley Embankment on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Lancashire is one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways Also known as the 'Straight Mile', the Burnley Embankment was...
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The Anderton Boat Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift in Cheshire, also known as the 'Cathedral of the Canals' and is one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways Built in 1875, the Anderton Boat...
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Bingley Five Rise Locks

Bingley Five Rise Locks

The Bingley Five Rise Locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Bradford are one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways The Bingley Five Rise Locks on the Leeds...
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Spotlight on the canals – the Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Spotlight on the canals – the Worcester & Birmingham Canal

Cruise through the remains of the Forest of Arden, visit Birmingham and the beautiful Cathedral City of Worcester The  29-mile long Worcester & Birmingham Canal starts in Worcester as an...
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Stockton Locks

Stockton Locks

The Stockton flight of 10 locks is on the Grand Union Canal near the historic village of Stockton in Warwickshire. From the locks, there are stunning views of the surrounding...
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Tardebigge Locks

Tardebigge Locks

The Tardebigge flight of 30 locks is on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal near Bromsgrove Tardebigge is famous for its flight of 30 locks, the longest in Britain.  The locks...
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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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Wootton Wawen

Wootton Wawen

You can explore Shakespeare country from our narrowboat rental base at Wootton Wawen in Warwickshire Head south along the Stratford Canal from Wootton Wawen and you’ll soon cross the 145-metre...
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Whixall

Whixall

From Whixall Marina you can cruise to Ellesmere in the heart of the Shropshire Lake District Our canal boat hire base at Whixall Marina is on the Prees Branch of...
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Trevor

Trevor

Our Trevor base is on the Llangollen Canal in North Wales next to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct From Trevor, you can cruise along the Llangollen Canal and across the UNESCO World...
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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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