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A last minute canal holiday is the ideal way to get away from it all at the drop of a hat, leave workplace worries behind and enjoy yourself in beautiful and interesting surroundings, discovering the countryside behind the hedgerows. With a family group or a group of friends you can find real quality time on the canals to enjoy each others company, if you are on your own you can enjoy new friendships.
Last minute canal holidays are available for short breaks or longer breaks. We link to 40 top quality family canal holiday firms across England, Wales and Scotland, many offer special prices and the listings are updated daily.
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What type of last minute canal holiday should I choose?
Narrowboat holiday hire of a self drive narrowboat is the most popular form of canal holiday. The firm will give you instructions about handling the boat and about lock techniques, and you are then free to travel as you please, provided you get the boat back on time!
A Last Minute Hotelboat Cruise is perfect if you would rather have the hard work done for you, maybe at least on your first taste of canals? A cruise on a skippered Hotelboat is an ideal way to experience inland waterways and their culture and heritage. You have a skipper and crew who know the waterways and their environment intimately and who also know how to keep you comfortable, happy and well fed!
More and more visitors to the UK are also discovering the delights of UK Last Minute Canal Holidays, amazed to find 2000 miles of leisure waterways still weaving their unhurried way through a two centuries old landscape, rich in customs and culture, natural beauty and history, engineering marvels and a unique folk art.