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23-11-2011 : WHAT TO PACK FOR A CANAL BOAT HOLIDAY

Most of the essentials will be provided for you on your Canal Boat Holiday and you do not need to worry about packing linen, bedding or cooking utensils.

You do of course have to pack your clothes and your personal belongings.

Do not to forget the extras which will make your Canal Boat Holiday even better.

Part of the fun is planning your route before hand so it is advisable to purchase a map or guide before you start your Canal Boat Holiday.

You are bound to want a morning cuppa or maybe a picnic lunch so it is best to start off with the basics of bread, milk Tea Bags and maybe eggs for breakfast.

We cannot predict the weather on your Canal Boat Holiday so be prepared for all eventualities a sun hat and swimmers for the hot summer sun and waterproofs for a rainy day.

Sun cream is a must as you will find yourselves outdoors for most of the day and the sunlight reflects off the water in the canal so you will need that extra protection when on the Canal Boat.

Sensible none slip shoes, such as deck shoes or trainers, are essential for when you are on aboard your Canal Boat.

A must to capture your Canal Boat Holiday memories is a camera keep it with you at all time so you do not miss any of the great photo opportunities.

You will have heaps to see and do on your Canal Boat Holiday but also you will have plenty of time to relax.

Bring those novels you have been meaning to read or the DVDs you never have time to watch.

To keep the children entertained, just in case of rain, a pack of cards can be priceless or maybe a puzzle book and a selection of board games.

With an on board entertainment system why not bring along some of your favourite CDs to listen to as you cruise along.

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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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