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For those who love the great outdoors and cycling a Canal Boat Holiday is a perfect choice for you.

A Canal Boat Holidays provide you with the chance to get out and about and leads you into the heart of the countryside.

Bikes can be easily secured onto your Canal Boat then just moor up and explore the surrounding countryside.

You will find a trail that is perfect for you a gentle ride along the side of the towpath or an adrenalin fuelled race over tracks and hills.

A huge advantage of a Canal Boat Holiday is that you will be getting away from it all in the great outdoors.

Depending on the location you chose your Canal Boat Holiday can offer you some glorious cycling opportunities.

The Offa's Dyke Path is a Welsh national trail which crosses the beautiful Llangollen Canal at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

There are cycle routes on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal to suit everyone if you only want a gentle ride try The Commandery to Worcester which is ideal for children as it is only just over 3 km.

For the more adventurous try the route from Kings Norton on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal into the heart of Birmingham at Gas Street Basin.

The cycle route along the Kennet And Avon Canal is superbly way marked by Sustrans the cycle charity.

You do need to be very careful when cycling on the canal bank and give consideration to walkers, fishermen and the wild life such as nesting swans or ducks who also use the canal towpath.

Please remember you must display a Cycle permit at all times and these can be downloaded free of charge from the British Waterways website.


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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
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