River Cruise Holidays in England on the River Severn with English Holiday Cruises.
Visit England Quality Reports
As a result of this years’ assessment, the MV Edward Elgar comfortably retains the Four Star VisitEngland rating under the hotel boat category, being at the upper end of this rating.
This family business continues to invest heavily in the physical quality and provision onboard, thus ensuring both returning guests and people new to the experience will be delighted with the provision on board.Annette Visit England
Visit England Full Report including Access Guidance
Read Visit England's full report after their visit in May 2016.
If you have reduced mobility or a disability and would like further information on access, please go to our access guidance page.
Virtual Tour of Edward Elgar
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Sail through the Cotswolds Severn Vale to catch glorious views of the Cotswold hills, Severn estuary, Forest of Dean and the Malvern hills.
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.
Tea & Coffee 24/7. Wine, Beer & Soft drinks with Lunch & Dinner. Welcome drinks and cocktails at the Captain’s Cocktail party!
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 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.