Routes

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Our Routes

Our peaceful canals and rivers offer a great way to relax and discover Britain from a unique perspective.  There are hundreds of routes and destinations to discover – from easy trips with few locks, perfect for newcomers – to epic journeys, passing through steep flights of locks, long tunnels and a huge variety of landscapes.

Choose from holidays which travel mainly through peaceful countryside, farmland and villages, or make some of Britain’s most exciting waterside towns and cities your holiday destination.  Many of our routes combine the two, passing from rural retreats to vibrant metropolitan centres.

You can visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways or focus on wildlife havens and world famous historic sites.

Each of our three regions – Southern, Central and Northern – offers a wide variety of journeys, whether you plan a short break, a week away or a longer holiday.

circular cruising rings for canal boat holidays
Focus on Northern Waterways
Visit the canals and inland waterways of England
Focus on Central waterways
Focus on Southern waterways

        Start Points- Click on any start location to view all of the local routes available

Please use the Key to the left of the map to view recommended Attractions and Places of Interest

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You can further refine your search by selecting holiday length and berths.

Or you can book directly now by calling us on:

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