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

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

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

We’re now offering holidays from Bradford on Avon

We’re delighted to announce we’ve bought Sally Narrowboats, so we’re now offering canal boat hire on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Bradford on Avon. The 87-mile long 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, 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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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct boat trips

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct boat trips

Until 31 October 2024, our ‘Little Star’ trip boat will be operating daily skippered cruises across the UNESCO World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Little Star's 45-minute return trips take passengers 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

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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Wootton Wawen

Wootton Wawen

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

Whixall

Our canal boat hire base at Whixall Marina is on the Prees Branch of the Llangollen Canal, deep in the Shropshire countryside. On a short break from Whixall you can...
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Trevor

Trevor

Our narrowboat rental base on the Llangollen Canal at Trevor in North Wales is right next to the UNESCO World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. On a short break from Trevor you...
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Silsden

Silsden

Tucked away in the Yorkshire Dales, our canal boat hire base at Silsden is on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in West Yorkshire. We offer widebeam boat hire as well...
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Oxford

Oxford

Our Oxford canal boat hire base is at Eynsham on the River Thames in Oxfordshire. On a short break from there you can meander west along the River Thames to...
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Great Haywood

Great Haywood

Our boat hire base at Great Haywood near Stafford in Staffordshire is next to the crossroads of two canals.  The Trent & Mersey Canal and Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal meet...
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Bunbury

Bunbury

Our canal boat rental base at Bunbury on the Shropshire Union Canal near Tarporley is surrounded by glorious Cheshire countryside. Head north from Bunbury and you can reach the ancient...
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Monkton Combe

Monkton Combe

Our narrowboat hire centre at Monkton Combe is next to Kennet & Avon Canal at Brassknocker Basin in Somerset. Head west from Monkton Combe and you’ll reach Bath Top Lock...
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Bath

Bath

Our canal boat hire base at Sydney Wharf on the Kennet & Avon Canal is on the outskirts of the World Heritage City of Bath. Head west from Sydney Wharf...
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The River Avon

The River Avon

Boating on the River Avon offers a serene experience, winding through some of England's most beautiful countryside, picturesque villages and historic towns. The River Avon has been used for navigation...
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The River Severn

The River Severn

Boating on the River Severn offers an unforgettable journey through stunning natural landscapes and historic landscapes. And there are plenty of waterside pubs to stop at and wildlife to watch...
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The River Thames

The River Thames

Historic market towns, ancient pathways, waterside meadows and views of the Cotswold Hills, Chilterns and Berkshire Downs The mighty River Thames, England’s longest river, has been used for transportation since...
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The Droitwich Canals

The Droitwich Canals

The Droitwich Canals were originally built to ship salt from the Droitwich mines to the River Severn. They are made up of two canals – the Droitwich Barge Canal and...
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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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