Canal Boat Holiday Finder
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Our canal boat holiday locations are:

Reading in Berkshire

Anderton in Cheshire

Alvechurch in Worcestershire

Ellesmere in Shropshire

Falkirk in Sterlingshire

Gailey in Staffordshire

Blisworth Arm in Northamptonshire

Abergavenny in Monmouthshire

Trowbridge in Wiltshire

March in Cambridgeshire

Reedley in Lancashire

Rugby in Warwickhsire

Market Harborough in Leicestershire

Whitchurch in Shropshire

Worcester in Worcestershire

Wrenbury in Cheshire

 
Cruising the canals of the UK

UK Canal boat holidays

15-08-2013 : DUCKS CAUSE TRAFFIC JAM

There was a delay with a difference for drivers in Surrey on Thursday morning when 50 ducks were walking along the hard shoulder of the A3 near Guildford causing queuing traffic.

The Police were sent to round the mallards up and are now trying to trace their owners.

We can appreciate at Canal Boat Holidays, ducks on the main road are a problem but on the canals and rivers they are a welcome sight.

The towpath is home to a huge variety of birds and animals and many rare species thrive in the safe haven that the canal bank provides.

If you love wildlife and nature then a Canal Boat Holiday is a perfect choice for you.

On a Canal Boat the rivers, canals and surrounding areas spring into life with birds and animals.

Your very own Nature watch will reveal itself on a Canal Boat Holiday when every day the canal and surrounding areas spring into life.

As you are cruising along feed the ducks, moorhens and swans that follow your Canal Boat hoping for a tasty treat.

In the early evening watch the bats as they fly low over you catching flies.

On your Canal Boat Holiday you may be in a privileged position to spot buzzards swooping over farmland or a flash of blue as a kingfisher darts into the reeds.

If you have any tip bits of food left over from your meal then why not leave them out on the tow path for the birds.

Or fill the holes and cracks of a post or log with fatty food, such as suet, for agile birds, such as tits, nuthatches, woodpeckers, treecreepers and even wrens.

Thrushes and dunnocks prefer to feed on the ground so for these birds, scatter food on directly onto the towpath.

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Moored at the canalside
 

Freedom to choose

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.
 
The canal boat lounge,equipped with TV & DVD
 
Canal boat holidays,
the fastest way to slow down!
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