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British Waterways, Chester & Horse Drawn Canal Cruise

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Price Includes:

  • Dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Door to Door service
  • Luxury coach travel throughout
  • Excursions as stated
  • Premium welcome pack

Select Benefits:

  • Extra leg room
  • Reclining leather seats
  • Climate control
  • On board library
  • Premium welcome pack
  • Carefully selected quality hotels.

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Departure Date Tour Reference Days Price (from) Seats Hotel Pickup Points Coach Seats Rooms Single Supp.  
Fri 14 Sep, 2018 UEWAPS4 3 4 £299.00 10 + Park Royal Hotel £60.00 Book Now


This varied holiday includes a visit to the Anderton Boat Lift, nicknamed the Cathedral of the canals, still doing the job it was designed for back in 1875 with the most ingenious and endearing character of any structure on the canal system. On another day we explore historic Chester, a city that delights visitors with period architecture and riverside walks. We then step back in time as we journey to the quaint market town of Llangollen for an evocative horse-drawn canal cruise through the tranquil waters.

Your Excursions

Anderton Boat Lift River Cruise
We head to Anderton en route to our hotel to experience the Edwin Clark boat trip. This amazing 19th century feat of engineering lifts our boat an incredible fifty feet between the River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal. Afterwards, we enjoy a cruise on the river.

Chester’s gems include old city walls, Roman amphitheatre and a stunning cathedral as well as pleasure cruises on the River Dee and historic halftimbered architecture.

Llangollen Horse Drawn Canal Cruise
We head to Llangollen Wharf to board our boat for a leisurely sail along the picturesque Llangollen Canal. Admire the scenery along with the strength of the handsome horse as you experience life from the olden days. Afterwards, enjoy some free time to explore this pretty market town.

Salford Quays
On our way home we enjoy a visit to the popular Salford Quays. Manchesters unique waterfront destination with a wealth of attractions.

Park Royal Hotel - Stretton

This contemporary hotel presents spacious and luxurious bedrooms and a state-of-the-art leisure club. Outside you’ll find a pretty garden and terrace to relax on as well as tennis courts for the more active.


Door to Door* Service

(where applicable)

For departures from Scotland (Glenton)

Where advertised our door to door service is available to customers living within ten miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Hamilton. On our AIR & CRUISE holidays we offer an extended service with a radius of 35 miles from the listed points, for departures from Scottish ports and airports. Please call 08000 24 24 24 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.

For departures from England (Glenton Palmer)

Our much-loved free Door to Door service is available on all Glenton Palmer Select coach tours of four days or longer and many of our AIR & CRUISE holidays. Available to customers living in the collection area. Please click here to view maps of the pick up areas. Please call 01924 895 849 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.


Important information:

A home collection may still be available from outside these areas but a supplement will apply.

Where advertised this free service it may be necessary to share your vehicle with other passengers on your tour. The pick-up will be at the address of the lead name on your booking. Additional pick-ups may be requested at a supplement of £20 per person. You will be driven from your home to a coach pick-up point and, on occasion, you may have to transfer to another vehicle before boarding the coach. Unfortunately, for operational and administrative reasons, Door to Door service may not be available for bookings made within 21 days of departure.

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