What could be better than the gentle, slow world of narrowboats on the UK’s inland waterways? Take yourself off to another world, where you decide how far to travel each day, when and where to stop and what you might like to look at along the way.
You’ll journey through parts of the country roads do not go to, as well as into the centre of cities (if you wish), finding waterside hostelleries and little-known wharfsides. Before setting off, you’ll be briefed on lock operation and waterways etiquette, so you’ll be confident in no time.
There are 14 starting points throughout the UK, around 200 boats to choose from, so you get the right one for you and your fellow travellers and, astonishingly, over 1,500 miles of historic waterways to explore. There’s a lifetime’s worth of travel to enjoy. You can have a boat for a weekend, a week or any number of days in between.
Leave Aldermaston and head to Oxford, Goytre Wharf to take in the Monmouthsire and Brecon Canal or maybe start at Falkirk for a unique journey in Scotland, taking you on to Glasgow. There’ll be bridges, locks, perhaps aquaducts and exceptional scenery. Memories are most certainly made on holidays like this.
All the vessels are modern and well-equipped, with free wifi and your first pet travels free as well. What more could you ask for?
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