First and foremost, ensure the safety of non-swimmers and children by equipping them with buoyancy aids upon your arrival. With that taken care of, you can now unwind and fully immerse yourself in the delights of your canal holiday experience.
For more information of things to do, click on the below link for the canal and river trust web site.
Wedgwood, Trentham Gardens and the Monkey Park, Water world, Middleport Pottery, Secret Bunker,Chester, Anderton Boat Lift, Cheddleton flint mill, Churnet Valley Steam Railway, Macclesfield silk mills, Manchester Science and Industry, Llangollen Aquaduct, Alton towers
Boscobell house, Shugborough, drayton manor park, Warwick castle, Drayton Manor Park, Arboretum at Allrewas, Birmingham and the Sea life centre and lots more.
Whether you travel north or south from our base in Stone there are a number of visitor attractions that can be easily accessed from the canal. Why not take this opportunity, whilst in the area, to explore what we have on offer:-)
Searching for a family canal boat holiday that pleases everyone in the family can be a challenge. But fear not – a family canal boat holiday is the answer you’ve been looking for! With something for everyone, it guarantees a fantastic experience for the whole family, furry friends included! Here at Canal Cruising, we’re no strangers to family canal boat holiday adventures. Our extensive experience ensures that your holiday will be nothing short of extraordinary.
Every day aboard is a new family canal boat holiday adventure, brimming with shared laughter and cherished memories. From navigating locks together to cooking up delicious meals as a team, and enjoying evenings filled with games and visits to charming pubs – every moment is precious. Even the mundane task of washing up becomes a joyous activity when done together on a boat!
On a canal holiday, the wonders of nature are all around you. From feeding ducks and chatting with swans to spotting herons and moorhens hiding in the reeds, there’s never a dull moment. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a kingfisher in action! As you journey along the historic Trent and Mersey, dating back to the 1700s, you become part of its rich tapestry of history. Passing through locks and gliding beneath picturesque bridges, you’ll marvel at the craftsmanship of yesteryears.
Your holiday isn’t just about relaxation – it’s an opportunity to learn new skills together. From steering the boat to operating locks and tying secure knots for mooring, there’s something for everyone to master. Our team will ensure you’re well-prepared for your adventure, providing guidance on boat operation and safety measures.
It’s a chance for the whole family – from parents and siblings to grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends – to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect. Sit back, relax, and enjoy quality time together as you cruise along picturesque waterways. Whether it’s a canal-side barbecue, a hearty fry-up in the morning, or a delicious dinner at a quaint village pub, culinary delights await at every turn.
As someone who’s cherished canal boat holidays since childhood, I understand the lasting impact they can have. The memories created aboard these boats endure a lifetime. With Canal Cruising, you can trust that your holiday is in safe hands. We’re dedicated to ensuring you have the time of your life, so why wait? Get in touch today and start planning your next unforgettable family getaway.
Why not visit our Kids Go Boating page, follow the link below