If you want a holiday with a difference then narrow boat holidays England are just for you. This is not about getting to a specific destination; it is about being on the boat. On this holiday everyone can take part in steering the boat and operating the locks. Do not worry if you have never been on a boat as you will be given full training before you set off. The boats travel at four miles per hour and they are very easy to steer. This is a wonderful holiday that the whole family will enjoy.
The boats can sleep up to eight people and they are spacious and comfortable. They have a fully equipped galley, shower room, toilet, bed rooms and open plan living space. For a very reasonably priced break
Narrow Boat Holidays England are hard to beat. The cost per head is very inexpensive and most boating companies supply all the fuel and electricity and gas.
There is a splendid network of canals in the UK and some of them are interlinked. The Cheshire Ring is a series of canals which will take you across beautiful countryside and into the hearts of cities such as Chester and Manchester. The Grand Union Canal links Birmingham and London and the Caledonian Canal travels across Scotland. You will see some fantastic feats of engineering such as the Anderton Chair lift and the Blisworth and Braunston Tunnels. A boat can be hired for a couple of days or for a couple of weeks. The Cheshire Ring takes around ten days to complete but there are several shorter routes that can be completed in a long weekend.
As you drift peacefully along you can take in the wonderful scenery and observe the abundant wildlife. Stop off at a waterside pub and have a fantastic meal and a well deserved pint. There is no better way to relax than on narrow boat holidays England. When the time comes to return homer you will be totally refreshed and you will be ready to face the stress of everyday living again.