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UK Holiday Places accommodation directory currently has over 600 Boats and Marinas listed with a great selection of canal boats, narrow boats and cruisers. With thousands of miles of picturesque countryside to explore at your own pace. A boating holiday experience is the ideal holiday to relax and unwind and see the great British countryside at its best. The UK has spent millions re-vitalising the waterways in the UK for the main reason of leisure. Boats these days have all the creature comforts of a modern house such as hot running water, TVís and fitted kitchens and many other features. Search now for a fantastic boating holiday.

Boating holidays have become increasingly popular over the last few decades and now boats are luxurious and well equipped with modern kitchens, bathrooms, TVís full heating etc.

The waterways have been redeveloped over the last decades and now your journeys can be limitless. With the opportunity to have one way hires you'll be able to explore the countryside at your own pace. You will find lots of waterways designed with leisure in mind and many circular routes (referred to as rings) enabling you to take in the British countryside at its best.

Narrow boats, barges or leisure boats are available to hire in many locations. The famous Norfolk broads are very popular with boats and cater for everything you could wish for. Other must see places are the amazing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wales and the Falkirk wheel in Scotland, an amazing piece of modern engineering demonstrating the investment to British waterways, cruise across the Pennines, Yorkshire Dales or the picturesque countryside of Shropshire amongst many others.

Canal boats can host anywhere from 2 to 12 people and even more on specially adapted boats. A canal boat makes an ideal opportunity to take in the picturesque countryside at your own pace in peace and tranquillity and for the more adventurous many waterways will take you through cities such as Manchester, Birmingham and even London.