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Birmingham Commonwealth Games

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!
Windsor Castle

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.
Black Prince Signature range narrowboat

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!
May spring UK 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?
Stratford Upon Avon

Top scenic views from the canal side

The most striking aspect of a narrowboat holiday in the UK is the unique canal side view that each day offers.
Harecastle tunnel

Harecastle Tunnel – new booking procedure

For the 2021 season the Canal & River Trust has implemented new operating times to travel through the Harecastle Tunnel and afternoon passages need to be pre-booked.
Barging-Britain-2020 Celebrities

First Pet Goes Free