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School children enjoyed boat trip across Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

School children enjoyed boat trip across Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

On Thursday 9 November a class of Year 4 and 5 pupils from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Wrexham enjoyed a boat trip aboard our ‘Little Star’ ('Seren Fach')...
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Best winter canal boat holidays

Best winter canal boat holidays

We offer winter cruising from six of our narrowboat hire bases, giving you the chance to experience cruising gently through the countryside this winter when the canals are quieter*. People...
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Top 8 places to celebrate Halloween on a canal boat holiday

Top 8 places to celebrate Halloween on a canal boat holiday

Canal boat holidays offer the chance to enjoy a family staycation afloat this October Half Term, spending time together and visiting waterside destinations hosting spooky Halloween events. Your floating holiday...
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Take a boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct this Autumn

Take a boat trip across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct this Autumn

In September and October, our ‘Little Star’ trip boat will be operating five trips a day across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The trips offer passengers panoramic views of the beautiful Autumn...
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Top 6 week-long canal boat cruises through the countryside this Autumn

Top 6 week-long canal boat cruises through the countryside this Autumn

This Autumn adventure afloat on a canal cruise through the countryside, enjoying the beautiful colours in the trees and hedgerows that line our canals and rivers. Canal boat holidays are...
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Seven reasons to take a boating holiday on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Seven reasons to take a boating holiday on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

At 127 miles, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is the longest single canal in the country.  Opened in 1816, it crosses the Pennines and links the wide waterways of Yorkshire...
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Enjoy a summer holiday boat trip across the Stream in the Sky

Enjoy a summer holiday boat trip across the Stream in the Sky

Over the school summer holidays, our ‘Little Star’ trip boat will be operating five trips a day, offering the chance to enjoy a skippered cruises across the UNESCO World Heritage...
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Our new two-night deals offer the chance for a quick escape!

Our new two-night deals offer the chance for a quick escape!

For the first time ever, we are offering two-night breaks from our canal boat hire bases at: Trevor in North Wales; Bunbury and Whixall in Shropshire; Tardebigge in Worcestershire; Wootton...
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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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