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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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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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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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10-day and two week breaks on the River Thames

10-day and two week breaks on the River Thames

Cookham and back (133 miles, 46 locks, 50 hours) Starting from our Oxford base, cruise along the River Thames towards Oxford.  You’ll pass Wytham Great Wood before reaching King’s Lock....
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Week long breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

Week long breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

From the majesty of the River Thames and its beautiful valley dotted with historic market towns, to the peaceful meandering of the Oxford Canal, our Oxford boat yard offers the...
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Short breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

Short breaks on the River Thames & Oxford Canal

From the majesty of the River Thames and its beautiful valley dotted with historic market towns, to the peaceful meandering of the Oxford Canal, our Oxford boat yard offers the...
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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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