Take a boating holiday afloat on the waterways and discover a slower, more relaxed pace of life on the historic canals and rivers of Britain and Ireland. Our list of boating holidays are brought to you in association with Hoseasons. The boat pictured above is the Gardenia Girl from Summercraft in the Norfolk Broads and is available for booking.
Boat along the Caledonian Canal in Scotland, cruise the River Shannon in Ireland or take a narrowboat holiday through the canals and rivers of England and Wales, stopping for lunch at a canal-side inn. Or skipper your own luxury boat along France’s picturesque inland waterways; past vineyards, chateaux and historic villages.
The Magna Carta, Berkshire
Windsor's most unique accommodation!! Magna Carta is the finest of the Thames' floating hotels and offers 4 beautiful en-suite cabins with underfloor heating - and a hot tub. The Captain will even cook your breakfast!
UK Boat Hire Rugby, Warwickshire
With a choice of well-fitted and equipped narrowboats sleeping from 2 to 8 people you just need to decide which suits you and where you want to cruise. North from Rugby is quite rural and almost lock free.
UK Boat Hire Gayton, Northamptonshire
Cruising routes from Gayton are typified by rolling Northamptonshire arable landscapes the rural countryside punctuated by fair sized towns and villages easily accessible from the canal-side.
Anglo Welsh, Worcestershire
Anglo Welsh have more than 40 years experience in providing quality narrow boats. They have a modern and spacious fleet which offers you all the comfort of your own floating hotel whilst maintaining all the traditional narrow boat heritage.
Caley Cruisers, Inverness
Specially designed for the open water cruising of the Great Glen these boats feature spacious interiors with large windows to grant excellent views of the breathtaking scenery along its banks.