- The Canal Cruising Guide provides canal holiday makers and boat owners with up-to-date information on pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions, doctors, dentists, vets, public transport and more, all within easy walking distance of the canal network. Our aim is to assist you to prepare your cruising to the best pubs, restaurants and shops along the canals of your choice.
"For several year's now we have received the Canal Cruising Guide to put on our hire fleet boats - they are extremely popular because of the wealth of information they contain." Crest Narrowboats, Chirk -
The Canal Cruising Guide is available on around 850 holiday narrowboats at more than 40 locations and is also on sale to all boaters. You can view the colour section of the guide which is available to download in PDF format.
If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it here
The guide also includes a gazetteer section with details of boaters facilities, doctors, dentists, vets, taxis, A&E departments, Minor Injuries Units, public transport and much more.
Download the Gazetteer section in printable PDF format for just £2.99 more
The guide is updated annually so all information on opening times, facilities etc is as up to date as possible. If there is no Guide on your hire boat contact us now
The Canals and Rivers
The Guide currently covers the following the following canals:
Ashby, Ashton, Birmingham & Fazeley, Bridgewater, Caldon, Coventry,Grand Union, Llangollen, Macclesfield, Montgomery, Oxford, Peak Forest, Shropshire Union, Staffs. & Worcs., Stratford Upon Avon, Trent & Mersey, Worcester & Birmingham.
Where to visit
Find up-to-date information on pubs and restaurants, places of interest, and some of the best shopping venues all within easy walking distance of the canal and river network.
If you a visit a place that appears in the Guide and you would like to send us your comments we will add them to the website, and send them anonymously to the advertisers, so that your opinions can really help to make a difference ... more
Advertise with Us
If your business is within reasonable walking distance of a canal, you could reach around 150,000 holidaymakers through the Canal Cruising Guide. Rates start at just £65 for a year's advertising... more
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Tel: 07940 190690