Black Prince Narrowboat Holidays - relaxing holidays and short breaks
Experience the Peak District and its surrounds from a new perspective - on a dog friendly narrowboat!
Canal boats, barges, narrowboat, call them what you will, there is nothing to compare with the unique experience of a Black Prince holiday for exploring Britain’s beautiful countryside.
Why not try a short break from The Peak District? You can enjoy 3 or 4 days from either Saturday afternoon to Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning to Saturday morning, Friday afternoon to Monday morning or from Monday afternoon to Friday morning.
Prices start from as little as £75 per person.
The Peak District Base
Situated on the re-developed National Garden Festival Site, this is one of the most popular Black Prince starting points. Close by there is an exciting Water World, dry ski-slope, multi-screen cinema, ten pin bowling and shopping centre… and that is before you get on the water!
The variety of routes is wide with the Cheshire Ring and Four Counties being favourites. You travel through some of the waterways’ most beautiful scenery, along with the pure contrast of the Potteries, Royal Doulton, Cheddleton Mill and Wedgwood industries. For the more energetic there’s Alton Towers near the end of the Caldon Canal
Suggested Routes from The Peak District:
1. CHESHIRE RING
110 Miles, 92 Locks, 1 Week Cruise, 9 hours per day (ROUTE A)
2. FOUR COUNTIES RING
111 Miles, 94 Locks, 1 Week Cruise, 8 hours per day (ROUTE B)
3. CALDON & LEEK CANALS
42 Miles, 34 Locks, 1 Week Cruise, 3 hours per day (ROUTE C)
4. WHALEY BRIDGE & RETURN
82 Miles, 26 Locks, 1 Week Cruise, 6 hours per day (ROUTE D)