Discover a freedom from routine On a boating holiday, shopping and cooking seem less of a chore and more of an adventure.But when you want a break, there are plenty of waterside pubs and restaurants for eating out, and there are never any problems with parking: mooring is free!Discover a new skill Learning how to handle a narrowboat and work a lock is a good deal easier than learning to ride a bike!What's more the boats are surprisingly responsive and easy to control, after all they travel at a very leisurely 4 MPH.A wide choice of self-drive narrowboat holidays throughout England, Scotland and Wales. An outstanding network of navigable waterways for you to enjoy and explore.Great value and choice We can give you access to all of the top operators of boating holidays throughout the UK, France and Ireland giving you a fantastic choice and the opportunity to select the perfect holiday for you.On the water you are your own master, this is a holiday where you dictate the pace.Discover a secret world Your holiday will introduce you to one of England's best kept secrets, the network of waterways that meanders across some of the most beautiful countyrside, and past pubs, cottages and warehouses.
On offer are scenic Lancashire countryside views, closely following the coastline in places and an opportunity to explore Morecombe Bay as well as Lancaster City centre.
With the recently constructed Canal Link the canal now travels further into the heart of Liverpool and the historic Albert Dock (passage has to be prebooked). Another canal navigating the rolling Pennine hills with plenty of locks and endless scenic views.
Other points of interest include the mile long tunnel at Foulridge, the market town of Skipton and the Victorian model town of Saltaire - a Unesco World Heritage Site. You can pass through Halifax and onto the Rochdale Canal from the historic basin at Sowerby Bridge.
Flexible start days We offer the widest choice of start days for your holiday.
You can depart on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday; whichever suits you best and our prices are highly competitive and are fully inclusive of fuel, gas and VAT. Newcomers are taught how to handle the boats and how to operate the locks and since our partner's maintenance levels are outstanding, you can be sure that your boat will be perfectly prepared for your arrival.