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UK Boating Holidays

Boating Holidays and our sister company Holidays in the UK offer the widest range of holidays afloat in the UK - all with online availability.

  • 1Enjoy a canal cruise through scenic countryside
  • 2Locks take your boat up and down hills
  • 4Moor at a canalside pub
  • 5See the Falkirk Wheel - a new waterways wonder
  • 6Cruise along the River Thames
  • 7Travel through the centre of cities
  • 8See the setting sun from a peaceful canal
  • 9 Have an energetic day going up or down the Caen Hill locks
  • 10 Tunnels are an exciting part of canal cruises
  • 11 Take your floating hotel to central London
  • 12 Lift bridges are a feature of some canal routes
  • 9 Descend a staircase set of locks
  • 10 Cruise amongst Highland scenery on the Caledonian Canal
  • 11 Sail across valleys on an aqueduct

We have the biggest choice of canal narrowboats and cruiser boats on the rivers and canals of England, Wales and Scotland. We also offer crewed hotel barges, small ship cruises and cruises from the UK on all the major cruise lines.

Canal Holidays on traditional narrow boats

A narrowboat stops at a canalside pub

Travel the famous canals of England and Wales on distinctive narrowboats. Visit Oxford or Bath from your canal boat. Cruise through the heart of London, or travel the Kennet and Avon Canal between Bath and Reading. The Avon Ring takes you through Shakespeare's Stratford. See the refurbished centre of Birmingham on the Stourport Ring. Try the famous Poncysyllte aqueduct near Llangollen in Wales, or see historic Chester. Cross the Pennines in Yorkshire or cruise the canals of Manchester and Cheshire.

Go to the canals section of our UK Canal Holidays website for more information and online availability of our huge selection of canal boat holidays

Cruiser Boat Holidays on UK waterways

Cruiser in the UK

Cruise the waterways on one of our cruiser hire boats. Travel the royal River Thames between London and Oxford, with attractions including Windsor Castle, Henley, and Hampden Court Palace. Or search for the famous 'Loch Ness monster' with a cruiser boat on the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness in Scotland.

Go to the cruiser boats section of our UK Boating Holidays website for more information and online availability of our huge selection of cruiser boat holidays

Other Holidays Afloat in the UK

Lord of the Glens in Scotland

Enjoy full service and gourmet catering on wide beam hotel barges on canals and rivers of the UK including the River Thames and Caledonian Canal. More information on our Hotel Barges website.

We also offer small ship cruises in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. These cover the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness all-year, and the Islands in the summer.

Cruises from the UK


Search the full range of large ship cruises going from the UK on our UK Cruises website. We offer cruises on classic ships, and from major cruise lines including P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and MSC Cruises.

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