Not sure what to do for your holiday this summer? Maybe a narrowboat holiday on the Basingstoke Canal is the answer. A narrowboat holiday combines; your accommodation, your activities during the day and your means of transport. Once you have paid for the holiday, any further expenses are much less.
Don’t worry if you have never driven a narrowboat before, full instruction is given and the Basingstoke Canal is one of the quietest in the UK.
You self cater, so it is up to you how much meal preparation you do. If you decide you want to eat out there are lots of pubs and eateries to moor up at.
Kids love the excitement of travelling along on their own boat. There are locks to operate and bridges to move too. The Basingstoke Canal is teeming with wildlife and artists, nature watchers and photographers have limitless subjects to study. At the end of the day you get to spend quality family time together doing all those simple things like playing cards or board games together, some people even get the guitar out and have a singalong! Whatever you do, it is good fun. Canals are relaxing and all that outdoor air means everyone has a good nights sleep.