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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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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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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 Kennet & Avon Canal

The Kennet & Avon Canal

Soaring aqueducts, prehistoric landscapes, ancient forests, historic market towns and the World Heritage City of Bath One our best-loved canals, the 87-mile long Kennet & Avon Canal links the Bristol...
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10-day and two week breaks on the Kennet & Avon Canal

10-day and two week 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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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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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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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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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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