2020 Availability

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fade-leftfade-rightIncluded in ALL our cruises

  • 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 with Evening Meals. 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.

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Passenger Interviews

Interviews with our passengers on board the Edward Elgar.

Comfort on board

Great English cooking

4 star service - our crew

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When booking a holiday with us, here are some of our guarantees:

  • A floating home from home in twin en-suite cabins where you come and go as you please. Excursions aren’t compulsory (but they are available at every port of call at no extra cost).
  • No compulsory tipping
  • No ‘hidden’ costs. Even wine is included at lunch and dinner. You probably won’t reach into your pocket during a cruise with us unless you fancy a postcard or something from the top shelf as an after dinner drink.
  • Accessible points of interest. All of our moorings are within 400m of the local main attraction, or if they aren’t then we lay on transportation for free.
  • Traditional home cooked English food that everyone knows and enjoys. We also cater for any dietary requirements like gluten free, dairy free, low fat or if you don’t like fish.
  • A holiday that anyone can enjoy and discover the amazing sights of the Heart of England

whilst floating along in our Four star accredited hotel boat on the might River Severn.

  • No airport travel, lost luggage or endless queuing. Come right to the boat (we’re only ten minutes from the nearest motorway, bus or train station) and the crew take your bags straight to your cabin.
  • No rushing, extra planning or researching in between accommodation. If you have a long way to travel, we’ll organise a local hotel for you the night before your cruise at a special rate to make sure you don’t miss the boat!
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