During the Industrial Revolution a series of canals were built for the purpose of transporting raw materials. These canals now combine to make the circular route of the Cheshire Ring and it is perfect for a boating holiday. The Cheshire Ring is ninety-seven miles long, has ninety-two locks and takes around ten days to complete, so a perfect way to spend some time off and explore and discover this beautiful area.
You need not do the whole journey and there are many there and back trips taking as short a period of time as three days. You will pass through beautiful countryside, urban city centres and see some fantastic feats of engineering. Narrow boat holidays in Cheshire have something to meet everyone’s needs and tastes.
“20 Narrow Boats to Hire in Various Locations Along the Cheshire Ring”
The Narrow Boat Holidays in Cheshire have a variety of boats for hire and can sleep up to ten people, and they are great for family gatherings or reunions of a group of friends. This is a holiday where everyone can participate in steering the boat and opening lock gates. If you want to do some sightseeing then simply pull over and off you go. If you like shopping then Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is a must for you. It is the largest outlet of its kind in the UK and has over one hundred and forty shops.
Chester Zoological Gardens are fantastic and they have won many prizes for their horticultural displays. The zoo is spectacular, covering one hundred and ten acres and containing seven thousand animals, the kids will love it. You can stop off in Chester and if you like food then the Taste Of Chester Walking Tour is recommended.
You get to walk around Chester and stop off to sample the local culinary delights along the way. Narrow boat holidays in Cheshire give you the freedom to explore all of these wonderful places.
After a day of sightseeing its back on the boat and away you go again. Narrow boat holidays in Cheshire are about the boat and not getting to a particular destination. The boat is the holiday but you also get to see and do some wonderful things along the way.