Entries by jotaylor

New for 2024

Despite it only being early September, our team is busy preparing for the 2024 season already, with new boats, new signage and new developments all in planning and development!

Visitors guide to Worcester

Worcester is a historic city in the West Midlands of England and well worth a visit whilst on your narrowboating holiday in Worcestershire. From the canal, it’s a short walk to discover its rich heritage, dating back to the Roman era, and you can visit a number of important historical buildings, including Worcester Cathedral, the Commandery, and the Guildhall.

Top 5 Must-See Sights on the Llangollen Canal

The Llangollen Canal runs for 35 miles through the Vale of Llangollen in northeast Wales. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Wales, and for good reason. Take a look at some of our recommendations for top sights to see along the Llangollen.

Top Llangollen Canal Walks

The Llangollen Canal is a great destination for anyone who loves the outdoors and impressive scenery. Take a look at our three recommended routes for a Llangollen Canal Walk.

Commonwealth Games come to Birmingham

Birmingham is the place to be this summer, being the proud hosts of the 2022 Commonwealth Games together with the Birmingham 2022 Festival. And with navigable waterways running through central Birmingham, you could be at the heart of the sporting action this summer!

Royal Routes

With royal celebrations front of mind courtesy of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we’ve rounded up some of the best ‘royal tours’ on the UK waterways.

New Look & Signature Class Launch

We’ve all experienced a lot of change of the last couple of years, but we invite you to celebrate a positive change with us now. This year sees the introduction of a new boat class – our Signature range – plus a brand new look for Black Prince Holidays!

Things to do in the UK in May

We love May in the UK. It’s the official start of spring. Daylight hours last longer, the April showers ease away and the countryside, with all its wildlife and flora, bursts into life. So what is there to do in the UK in May where we can make the most out of this month?