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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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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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The Llangollen Canal

The Llangollen Canal

Experience breath-taking mountain views, a UNESCO World Heritage site, historic market towns and havens for wildlife The beautiful 41-mile long Llangollen Canal crosses the border between England and Wales, and...
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Our Pontcysyllte Aqueduct daily boat trips are back

Our Pontcysyllte Aqueduct daily boat trips are back

Our Little Star trip boat offers daily skippered narrowboat trips across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in North Wales From Easter Friday 29 March until 31 October 2024 trips run five times...
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Treat your Mum to a day out boating for Mother’s Day

Treat your Mum to a day out boating for Mother’s Day

A family day out cruising gently through the countryside is the perfect way to treat your Mum this Mother’s Day We offer day boat hire from a number of our...
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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct carries the Llangollen Canal across the Dee Valley in North Wales Nicknamed ‘the stream in the sky’, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was built in 1805 by pioneering canal engineer...
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Week-long canal boat holidays from Bunbury

Week-long canal boat holidays from Bunbury

Cruise through the beautiful Cheshire and Shropshire countryside from our narrowboat hire base at Bunbury Norbury Junction and back (58 miles, 58 locks, 31 hours) Travel slowly through the countryside...
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10-day and two week breaks on the Llangollen Canal

10-day and two week breaks on the Llangollen Canal

On a longer boating break from Trevor or Whixall you can cruise to Chester and back or complete the Four Counties Ring 10-day and two week breaks from Trevor Chester...
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Week-long breaks on the Llangollen Canal

Week-long breaks on the Llangollen Canal

On a week long boating break on the Llangollen Canal from Trevor you can cruise across The Stream in the Sky to Whitchurch or Wrenbury Week long breaks from Trevor...
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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 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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Making the most of your boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Making the most of your boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Ways to make the most of your trip across 'The Stream in the Sky' in North Wales One of our Little Star Pontcysyllte Aqueduct trip boat skippers and commentary providers...
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Canal boat holidays on the Llangollen Canal

Canal boat holidays on the Llangollen Canal

Take a boating break on the Llangollen Canal to enjoy breathtaking views, visiting historic market towns and a UNESCO World Heritage site The beautiful 41-mile long Llangollen Canal crosses the...
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The Bald Hiker’s Unforgettable Experience on the Llangollen Canal

The Bald Hiker’s Unforgettable Experience on the Llangollen Canal

Paul Steele AKA The Bald Hiker on the Llangollen Canal Last October, Paul Steele AKA The Bald Hiker, took a press trip on the Llangollen Canal, setting off from our...
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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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