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 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.


2019 departures almost sold out...

April 2019

2nd - SOLD OUT
9th - SOLD OUT
15th - 1 empty cabin

 

October 2019

21st - SOLD OUT
28th - SOLD OUT

2020 Dates

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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 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday for single rates availability on this cruise.