A selection of voyages to choose from if you are thinking of taking a holiday for a week, two week or more!

1 & 2 Week Voyages

These routes offer a variety of relaxed and very active 1 week voyages, or are a more leisurely route to opt for if you are able to spend a little extra time and complete the route within 10 days to 14 days.  There are many other options if you are looking to get away for more than 2 weeks which we will be happy to help you plan if you are interested in a bespoke route when booking with us. Just let us know what you would like to see and do and we will compile an individual itinerary for you.

For shorter holidays or for a week long trip taking it super easy so you can truly unwind, relax and explore your surroundings, then check out our short breaks for 3 to 4 day voyages which are great to extend over extra days for that chilled out vibe!

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Four Counties Ring

The Four Counties Ring has something for all tastes; a scenic canal route traversing Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, and the West Midlands.

Glide through picturesque waterways, passing through quaint villages and countryside. Discover the iconic Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent and the historic town of Market Drayton.

Nearby attractions include the impressive Trentham Estate with its stunning gardens & the charming market town of Nantwich, with its timber-framed buildings and market.

Along the route, marvel at engineering marvels like Audlem Lock Flight and the towering Shropshire Union Canal aqueducts.

The Four Counties Ring promises an unforgettable adventure.

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Llangollen Canal & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Embark on a scenic voyage along the Llangollen Canal to marvel at the awe-inspiring Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Starting your journey, you’ll meander through the tranquil Welsh countryside, passing quaint villages and picturesque landscapes. As you approach the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, prepare to be captivated by its towering arches and breathtaking views over the Dee Valley below.

En route, make a stop at the historic Trevor Basin, where you can explore the fascinating Canal Museum and enjoy refreshments at the cozy Telford Inn. Continuing your adventure, take in the natural beauty of the canal as it winds its way through lush greenery and rolling hills.

Arriving at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, you’ll have the opportunity to walk or cruise across this UNESCO World Heritage site, experiencing the thrill of gliding over the waterway high above the valley floor.

Whether you’re a seasoned boater or a leisurely traveler, a trip along the Llangollen Canal to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct promises a blend of natural wonders, cultural heritage, and memorable experiences.

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Cheshire Ring

Set sail on an enchanting voyage around the Cheshire Ring, a circular canal route showcasing the idyllic beauty of England’s countryside which then goes through the heart of Manchester. As you journey through serene waterways.  Marvel at the engineering achievements of historic locks and aqueducts that dot the route, including the Marple Aqueduct & Anderton Boat Lift to name just two.

Make a pit stop at welcoming pubs offering hearty meals and local hospitality.

This scenic route promises a delightful blend of natural splendor, cultural heritage, and culinary delights, making it an unforgettable adventure for canal enthusiasts.

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Caldon Canal

A waterway nestled in Staffordshire, offers an escape into nature’s embrace. Spanning 17 miles, this picturesque canal winds through lush landscapes, charming villages, and historic sites. Starting in Stoke-on-Trent, it meanders through the scenic Churnet Valley, passing under quaint stone bridges and through picturesque locks. Alongside the canal, the Churnet Valley Railway, a heritage steam railway, chugs its way through the countryside, offering nostalgic rides with stunning views. Canalside pubs, like The Hollybush Inn in Denford and The Black Lion in Consall, beckon travelers with their warm hospitality and delicious fare. Whether you’re admiring the industrial heritage at Etruria or savoring a pint at a cozy pub, the Caldon Canal promises a peaceful retreat, where time slows down, and nature’s beauty reigns supreme.

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