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Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, was born on 21st April 1926 at 17 Bruton Street, London.

The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year her actual birthday which is on 21st April and her official birthday which for this year is on 8th June.

The Queen usually spends her actual birthday privately but on the occasion of her official birthday it is marked publicly by gun salutes in central London.

At noon a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London.

On her official birthday Her Majesty is joined by other members of the Royal Family at the spectacular Trooping the Colour parade which moves between Buckingham Palace, The Mall and Horseguard Parade.

If you love the Royal family then many of our Canal Boat Hire Holiday bases are close to Royal attractions.

Book a Canal Boat Holiday from Gayton Marina and cruise straight into the heart of London on the Grand Union Canal and visit Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Kensington Palace.

Begin your Canal Boat Holiday from Aldermaston and cruise the River Thames and moor up in Windsor to spend a day at the castle.

Our Canal Boat Holiday location in Falkirk, our only location in Scotland, is perfectly situated on the Forth And Clyde Canal to visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse.

Book your Canal Boat from Aldermanston and you will be able to cruise into London, moor up and visit the wonderful sights that the the capital has to offer.

Explore the attractions along the River Thames including The London Eye, Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade, Tate Britain, Westminster Abbey, Tower Bride and the Museum of London Docklands.

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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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