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Grand Union Narrowboat Staycation

17th June 2020

Looking for a relaxing and stress-free getaway with family or friends?

Then look no further.

As 2020 unfolds staying in the UK for a holiday is becoming a key option for a whole host of reasons: travel restrictions, environmental concerns, cost, and convenience, to name just a few!

A narrowboat staycation offers a perfect solution this year.














Welcome aboard

  • Take life at your own pace
  • Take the stress out of traveling
  • Enjoy your home comforts onboard
  • Choose your route to match your needs and pace
  • As you journey along the local waterways watch the beautiful English landscape pass by and explore the attractions when and where you like.
  • Everyone welcome pets and all
  • Whether you are seeking a family holiday, a perfect romantic break or a special celebration, Staycation Holidays will make it that little bit more memorable.

With so many beautiful landscapes and exciting attractions within easy access on our narrowboats it is a great choice if you are looking for a break a little closer to home in 2020.

Luckily for UK residents, our country is full of natural beauty with surprising diversity, and an enormous amount of attractions to explore.

There’s no need for passports, visas, travel insurance, lengthy airport waits, suitcase weight limits, language barriers or exchange rates. You can go from door to door in a matter of hours, without any of the rigmarole which usually accompanies foreign travel.

Leaving your pets behind when going away can be a real struggle. All of our narrowboats are pet friendly, allowing the whole family to enjoy a relaxing break. There are plenty of dog / pet friendly attractions and miles of towpaths and walks on your door step to keep everyone well exercised. Once you’ve experienced sharing a holiday with your beloved four-legged friends, you’ll never want to go back!

Narrowboats are available for short weekend breaks through to longer trips to meet your individual needs.

With all of the restrictions and uncertainty, 2020 is becoming a great year to stay local, avoid lengthy travel and enjoy a relaxing narrowboat staycation. You can take each day as it comes and plan what to do and where to go matching your own needs. You can even enjoy your favourite activity with excellent opportunities for walking, cycling, canoeing and fishing just bring your own equipment.

Look no further than a Grand Union narrowboat staycation and take back control.

Our 4-star narrowboat accreditation awarded by Visit England gives you confidence in our standards.

Why not try a narrowboat staycation this year?

We look forward to hearing from you.