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Huge summer savings on narrowboat holidays from Worcester

18th July 2012 Print

Families looking for a great value boating holiday this summer can enjoy £400 savings on a week’s hire of selected narrowboats from Worcester on the River Severn courtesy of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.

Valid for bookings made by 31 July, this superb offer applies to four narrowboats: the 52ft Ostentatious sleeping six; the 58ft Omniscient, the 62ft Ubiquitous and the 69ft Transcendence – all sleeping eight.

All four narrowboats are well-equipped and have colour TV with digital freeview and DVD player.

Ostentatious, for example, is available for the weeks starting 28 July, plus 11, 18 and 25 August at a cost of £1100 (saving £400), whilst Omniscient is available for the weeks commencing 21 and 28 July, plus 04 and 11 August at a cost of £1200 (saving £400).

These prices include all fuels (gas and diesel), bed linen, buoyancy aids, car parking and tuition on arrival.  In addition, up to four well behaved pets are welcome free of charge.

Worcester is situated at the hub of the holiday cruising network and so is ideally located for cruising options through scenic countryside including the Stourport Ring, Worcester Birmingham Canal and the Staffordshire and Worcester Canal as well as the Severn and Avon rivers. offers live availability on more than 1500 narrowboats, cruisers and sailing yachts operated by the UK’s leading boat operators and with more than 55 different start locations.  The website also offers lots of advice on boating holidays as well as featuring listings of the latest special offers.