Canal Holidays in the UK for Families
Find the perfect child friendly canal holiday and family boating holidays here.
From April to October inclusive, “Symphony” takes 26 people on day trips (including weekends), “Serenade” takes 10 people on 3/4 night holidays, and narrowboat “Melody” is available for weekly hire by a family or group with at least one disabled member. Charges are kept to a minimum so as not to exclude any groups. The remainder is raised in donations.
Canal Junction opens up hundreds of fascinating things for kids and the whole family to do. Hire a boat for a day or a week, go on an organised boat trip, visit canalside parks and visitor centres or just walk or cycle through pleasant countryside, untroubled by noisy traffic and close to nature.
Find out how canals were built, where the amazing roses and castles painted boats and cans came from and just where that canal near you goes to. All this and lots more at Canal Junction.
Cambrian Cruisers is a family run business established for over 20 years offering canal boat holidays of the highest standard on the beautiful and unspoilt Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Our fleet of luxury canal holiday boats, range from two to six berth all offering uncompromised levels of comfort for families looking for short breaks or longer holidays. All our boats are furnished to a very high standard with well equipped kitchens, constant hot water and central heating via radiators for those cooler days, 240 volt supply for small appliances (up to 800w), quality bed linen, sprung mattresses on permanent beds and many exclusive extras.
Our Canal Holidays can be as active or relaxed as you wish; from gliding along the lovely winding and meandering waterway admiring the views to exploring interesting villages, historical remains, taking short walks in stunning surroundings and enjoying lunches at great pubs along the way.
BEACON PARK HOLIDAYS
Explore the wonders of the beautiful Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal with Beacon Park Holidays. We offer a range if options for relaxing family holidays and days out on the canal.
Quality narrowboat hire holidays: We offer a choice of 13 luxury boats, the widest range on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.
Full day, half day or hourly boat hire: Experience a lock, cross the river Usk 25ft up on the Brynich Aqueduct, pass 5 lift bridges and have lunch in Talybont or Pencelli in one of the canal side pubs or take a picnic.
Wharfinger's Cottage: Child friendly cottage holiday in Wales situated on our private wharf just outside Abergavenny. Set in a stunning location amongst 30 acres of broadleaf woodland on the side of the Blorenge mountain. Sleeps 6 people and is available all year round for short breaks or longer holidays.
Kate BoatsThe Boatyard Nelson Lane, Warwick CV34 5JB
Kate Boats is a family run canal business established for over 18 years. Our hire fleet offers narrow boat cruising holidays on the Grand Union Canal, from bases at Warwick and Stockton.
Whether you're looking for a family holiday with a difference or just want to unwind and take life at a more tranquil pace, each boat in our narrow boat fleet provides a level of comfort and convenience that is normally associated with privately owned craft.
Kate Boats we will give you the personal care and attention that you require to ensure you enjoy your holiday to the full whether you have previously enjoyed a holiday on the waterways or are a 'land lubber' looking to experience life afloat for the first time.