For a great time away you might want to consider the boating short breaks in Cheshire as these are a great way to unwind and see this diverse county. Hire a canal narrow boat and drift along at no more than four miles an hour. You will pass through picturesque countryside and the heart of cities such as Manchester and Chester. A break on a narrow boat can be a short as three days and up to ten. There are a number of starting points along the way and there is much to see.
The canal boats are all fitted out to a very high standard and are extremely comfortable. A standard narrow boat can sleep between two and six people and has all the creature comforts to make this a home from home. There is a television, DVD and CD player, fully fitted kitchen, shower room and toilet. The living area is spacious and tastefully decorated. The cost of hiring one of the barge or canal boats is very reasonable and all fuel is included.
There is much to see along the way and a Boating Short Breaks in Cheshire gives you the freedom to do as you please. You can see the famous Anderton Boat Lift. Moor up at Chester City Walls and visit the city. There is also the Llangollen Canal, which is a very beautiful stretch of the journey. You will pass through gentle countryside and pass over two aqueducts, one of which is the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, which is one hundred and twenty two feet above the River Dee.
Boating short breaks in Cheshire are similar to having a floating self-catering cottage. Everything you need is on board and you get to go to different places. You can cook on the boat or visit one of the many pubs along the way serving excellent food. This is a wonderful way to spend a short break and you will not be disappointed that you chose to take to the water.