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Early booking offers on 2010 UK boating holidays

19th November 2009 Print

A range of early booking offers – including 50% off the second consecutive week and 10% off 2010 breaks – are available on bookings made by 31 December 2009 on a choice of narrowboat holidays courtesy of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.

For example, enjoy the second week at half-price on a 14-day holiday on board ‘Frances’ – a spacious 45ft narrowboat sleeping four which is available from the Stone boatyard on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Staffordshire.

The revised price of the two-week break - starting 7 May - is £984 (saving £328) inclusive of fuel (gas and diesel), bed linen, buoyancy aids and car parking.  Pets are welcome at a supplement of £15 per pet.  This offer excludes school and Bank holidays.

Stone is ideally situated at the centre of the canal network with a selection of two-week routes available including the 200-mile circular route via Autherley, Llangollen, Chester and Middlewich which incorporates 134 locks over two aqueducts in the Welsh hills or the 100-mile circular Cheshire Ring through lovely wooded valleys taking in Kidsgrove, Mow Cop, Marple, Preston Brook as well as 92 locks.

The ‘10% off 2010 breaks’ deal is valid on a selection of holidays taken after 11 March and paid for in full by 31 December 2009. offers live availability on more than 1500 narrowboats and cruisers operated by the UK’s leading boat operators and with more than 50 different start locations.  The website also offers lots of advice on boating holidays as well as featuring listings of the latest special offers.