Historic Canal Cruise - 3 nights

Historic Canal Cruise

A short cruise packed with heritage, wildlife and waterway interest

  • 3 Nights

  • 4 inclusive tours

  • Various dates April to October

  • Special Offers Available


2020 & 2021 dates available for booking.



Itinerary & Destinations

Day Itinerary
Day 1 6.00pm board, welcome drink, dinner, safety briefing.
Day 2 9.00am Sail. Moor at Frampton for lunch. Coach to Berkeley Castle for castle tour.
6.00pm Cocktails followed by dinner
Day 3 8.00am Sail to Purton for guided tour of the barge graveyard
11.30 Re-board and sail to Slimbridge WWT
1.15pm Taxis and entry to Wetlands Centre, return at 4.00pm
6.30pm Dinner followed by live entertainment
Day 4 8.30am Sail to Saul for talk on history of local waterways.
11.00am Re-board for return to Gloucester
1.45pm Disembark
(NB Berkeley and Slimbridge tours may occasionally be switched)

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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 Pricing

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4-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

Captain

£495 per person

based on twin sharing

Just the cruise, parking available at extra cost.
  • 4-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

Commodore

£574 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!
  • 4-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 01452 410411 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.

2020

19th & 26th Oct

2021

6th, 13th & 20th April

19th & 26th Oct

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