Heart of England Cruise - 5 Nights

Heart of England Cruise

Our Flagship Holiday

  • 5 Nights

  • 3 tours & 2 excursions

  • Available May to September

2021 dates available for booking.

Itinerary & Destinations

Day Itinerary
Monday 2.00pm board, welcome drink, safety briefing.
3.00pm Set sail for Tewkesbury Ham, cream tea en-route, dinner, arr 7.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am Proceed to Worcester to moor beside the Cathedral
2.30pm Guided tour of Cathedral and / or visit Porcelain Museum
6.00pm Cocktails followed by dinner
Wednesday 7.00am Sail to Stourport, breakfast en-route.
11.30 Board coach to Witley Court
5.15pm Return coach to Stourport for dinner aboard.
Thursday 8.00am Set sail for Upton-upon-Severn, arr 1.30pm
2.00pm Guided history tour of Upton with visit to The Tudor House Museum.
6.30pm Dinner followed by Live Entertainment.
Friday 8.00am Proceed down river to Tewkesbury
10.30am Boat Trips on River Avon
1.45pm Coach to nearby Tewkesbury Abbey for Guided tour.
6.00pm Captain's Cocktail Party followed by dinner.
Saturday 7.45am Depart Tewkesbury.
11.00am Arrive Gloucester and Disembark.

Please note we are currently running alternative tours to Witley Court for all our cruises that include Steam Train excursions until further notice. There is also reduced access to Worcester Royal Porcelain Museum so it is rarely available during our cruise itineraries until the museum amends its opening hours.

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  • Glorious Views

    Sail through the Cotswolds Severn Vale to catch glorious views of the Cotswold hills, Severn estuary, Forest of Dean and the Malvern hills.

  • Historic Destinations

    Visit towns along the route with Cathedrals, Abbeys and more. Most moorings are close to the local sites and if not, we lay on a taxi service.

  • Tours & Excursions

    Join an inclusive guided tour or excursion.  There’s also a running commentary during the cruise.

  • Twin En Suite Cabins

    Cabins are en suite with shower, basin and toilet. They also have a window and climate control.

  • 4 star service

    The live in crew will take care of everything. They serve delicious meals, clean your cabins and are always happy to help.

  • Traditional English Meals

    Delicious traditional food is freshly prepared on board by our live in Chef. Special diet? No Problem.

  • Complimentary Drinks

    Tea & Coffee 24/7. Wine, Beer & Soft drinks with Lunch & Dinner. Welcome drinks and cocktails at the Captain’s Cocktail party!

  • Relaxing Atmosphere

    With just 22 passengers and a gentle daily pace, you can relax without the hubub found on larger boats.

  • Entertainment & WiFi

    Enjoy optional live entertainment, deck games and quizzes.  Use our on board WiFi to keep in touch and send photos home.

  • Easy Transport Links

    The moorings in Gloucester are 2 miles from the M5, 1 mile from the rail and bus stations and within an hour of two International Airports.

  • Parking Available

    Parking is nearby our mooring. Take an hotel extension and the parking charge is included PLUS an early bag drop.

  • Great Optional Extensions

    Stay in a local hotel before your cruise.  Tell us to book you in for a great rate.

Cruise Options & Pricing

It can be stressful travelling to Gloucester on the day your cruise boards. Will you get there on time? Should you leave early just in case? We can help by arranging a holiday extension on the night before you board, at the Mercure Bowden Hall Hotel nearby Gloucester. This also gives you more time to explore Gloucester itself. For many of our cruises the majority of our guests do this and they are delighted. They gained an extra day’s holiday, a touch of luxury and a lot of convenience while saving money compared with organising everything themselves.

Financial Protection Guarantee - We guarantee our cruises and arrangments comply with the package travel directive 2018 which requires us to protect your deposits before your holiday commences.
5-Night Cruise
Car Parking or Taxi Service from Hotel
Mercure Bowden Hall B&B night before cruise
Dinner at Hotel to Value £22pp
Pre Boarding lunch near boat to value £11.50pp
Souvenir Cruise Map & pack of 5 postcards


£1,315 per person

based on twin sharing

Just the cruise, parking available at extra cost.
  • 5-Night Cruise
  • Car Parking or Taxi Service from HotelAdd £7 per car per night
  • Mercure Bowden Hall B&B night before cruise
  • Dinner at Hotel to Value £22pp
  • Pre Boarding lunch near boat to value £11.50pp
  • Souvenir Cruise Map & pack of 5 postcards


£1,394 per person

based on twin sharing

The cruise and parking are included, as well as a night in our partner hotel the night before departure so you don't miss the boat!
  • 5-Night Cruise
  • Car Parking or Taxi Service from Hotel
  • Mercure Bowden Hall B&B night before cruise
  • Dinner at Hotel to Value £22pp
  • Pre Boarding lunch near boat to value £11.50pp
  • Souvenir Cruise Map & pack of 5 postcards

Please call during business hours for single rates availability on this cruise.

Cruise Dates and Booking

Price shown below is PER CABIN twin sharing. Call us on 01452 410411 if you are having any difficulty booking online.


17th May

7th, 21st & 28th June

5th & 19th July

2nd Aug

13th & 27th Sept

11th Oct


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