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So you’re looking for a Canal Holiday!

Well you’re starting at the right place – because at Canal Junction we don’t just conjure up a few hire boats! There’s much more to finding your ideal canal holiday than that! How much time have you got, and what would you like to see? We’ve got maps, guides, days out, day trips, events and attractions and lots of helpful advice!
  • We have information about and links to the widest selection of different canal holidays from across the UK. Your holiday might last a few hours, days, weeks or even the rest of your life!
  • You could share it with family, friends or enjoy it all on your own! You might want to be entertained, relaxed, active, thoughtful, sociable, challenged or enlightened!
  • Whatever canal holiday you are looking for we’ve expert advice plus the most comprehensive listings of UK canal & waterway holidays, equipment & services to help you find what you want.
  • And we’ll help you discover how every canal holiday can take you on an unhurried journey through a two centuries old living landscape, rich in fascinating customs and culture, history and heritage, engineering and environmental wonders, and a dazzling popular folk art.
So whether you’ve got minutes, weeks or a lifetime to spare – and no matter where your canal holiday eventually leads – Canal Junction makes a great place to start!

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