Top Four UK Canal Holidays
Canal holidays have become even more popular in recent years, which is partly thanks to television shows that has covered how relaxing they can be. There is no better way to relax and see some of the wonderful sights of the UK than by exploring the waterways of the Norfolk Broads, or the River Tames.
Sun holiday reviews has put together our top four canal holidays in the UK:
1. Norfolk Broads
Norfolk Broads has become the most popular canal holiday in the UK, and it’s no wonder with the breathtaking views as you glide along the water. With the Norfolk Broads attracting people from all over the UK and the world, it is important to book early to make sure you get a great deal.
2. The Grand Ring
The Grand Ring has become another popular choice for people looking for a great canal holiday. It has 44 locks and starts from Teddington Lock in West London. You will experience some of the most famous landmarks that include Hampton Court and Windsor Palace.
3. The Four Counties Ring
The Four Counties Ring takes you through the wonderful sights of Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire. The canal route is around 110 miles along and has 94 locks. With 50 hours of cruising and the Harecastle Tunnel, which is over a mile long, it is a canal holiday not to be missed.
The Llangollen Canal route is one of the most popular with canal boat lovers. The route that goes through Wales takes in some amazing sights including the 150ft high Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The canal has 50 locks and is around 112 miles long