For a canal boating holiday on the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal, the boat yard to choose is
Falkirk Marina. With canal boats sleeping 2 to 8 people, you'll find a narrowboat which
suits your needs. Cruise into Edinburgh to see the sights of this classic Scottish city.
You can also take your canal boat through the modern "Falkirk Wheel" - a great experience.
Details about Falkirk Marina in Falkirk, Forth & Clyde and Union Canal
Falkirk Marina is situated so close to the Falkirk Wheel, that you've just got to give it a
go. Whether you are considering cruising west to Glasgow, or east to Edinburgh - you'll
have time for the Falkirk Wheel!
This boat yard is ideal for any length of holiday. If you've only got time for a short break you can still
go to either Glasgow or Edinburgh - and back, within 3 to 4 days. Or if you're fortunate enough to have
a week or more to explore the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal you can get to both Edinburgh and Glasgow during
your cruise. A week long cruise also allows you to visit the old shipbuilding village of Bowling - with some
great industrial views to take in.
Choose your narrowboat
If you've decided a boating holiday from Falkirk Marina is the one for you, all you need to do now
is decide on which boat you would like to explore the Forth & Clyde and Union Canal; there are
a choice of three types of narrowboat for you: the "Falkirk Weaver" can sleep up to 4 people, the "Falkirk Thrush"
can sleep up to 6, and the "Falkirk Gosling" can sleep 8 people. And for the dog owners out there, you'll be pleased
to hear that all three boats will allow you to bring a couple of pets on holiday too.
Topcraft Cruisers is a family
run boat-yard, supplying top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Ranging
from 2 berth to 8 berth - there's bound to be something which takes your fancy. If
you're after a boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads, this could be the place for
you to hire your boat from.
Royalls Boatyard is a family
run boat-yard, supplying a range of top quality cruisers for your boating holiday. Situated
in Wroxham, this boat-yard makes an ideal starting point for you Norfolk Broads adventure.
Heritage Narrow Boats allows you
to rent a variety of canal boats - coming in a range of berthages, from 2 - 12. A great place to explore
several canals - including the Huddersfield
Canal, Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Macclesfield Canal, Peak Forest Canal or the
For a Norfolk Broads adventure starting in Wroxham, try Summercraft cruisers. A great position on the River Bure, you
can take in the high ways and by-ways of the Norfolk Broads. Have a look at the Potter Heigham bridge too!
Anderson Boats has a reputation
for the high standards of its boats - which are available for you to cruise down a whole host of
canals, including the Llangollen Canal, Macclesfield Canal,
The Cheshire Ring, Four Counties Ring, Chester and Shropshire Union Canal. With a choice of
narrowboats which sleep between 2 people (great for a romantic break) to 8 people.
The houseboats from Hippersons boatyard are on the River Waveney at Beccles. These houseboats make a fantastic
holiday if you're looking to holiday on the Norfolk Broads - but don't want to cruise the broads and rivers.
Enjoy a boating holiday on the Thames, or on the Kennet and Avon Canal, with the narrow boat Gina, available from Mill Green in Caversham. Sleeping 6 people, with is lovely narrow boat to explore the waterways.