Luxury Narrowboat Hire from

Valley Cruises canalboat hire, canalboat rental, narrowboat hire or narrow boat hire.

Different names, but the excellence of our luxury narrowboat hire holidays is the same!



Here follows a list of links to web sites that we feel you might find useful when planning your canal holiday with Valley Cruises:-
Ashby Canal  
Battlefield Line Railway The last remaining part of the former Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway
The Nuneaton Society Useful site about what's going on in Nuneaton.
Country Walks A summary of the many walks in Coventry
Stoke Golding Website Detailing what's happening in Stoke Golding.
Coventry Canal  
Garland Leisure Offering off road and outdoor adventure events
Mercia Canoe Club In the heart of Coventry offering canoe hire.
Central Taxis Coventry private hire taxi service
Ritzy Car Hire Private hire also offering sightseeing tours.
Aston Court Hotel, Coventry This Hotel restaurant offers a superb α la carte menu with delicious desserts all home made.
Atherstone Golf Club Is situated in an elevated position overlooking the town and benefits from some splendid views across the countryside of the four Counties of Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire.
Twycross Zoo Check out what's going on at Twycross Zoo.
Tamworth Castle A Norman Motte and Bailey Castle set in the Southwest corner of what was a Saxon Burh
Oxford Canal  
City Sight Seeing Oxford Organised sightseeing tours around Oxford lasting approximately 1 hour and departing every 10/15 minutes.
Big Bang Restaurant Winner of Best Sausage and Mash dish in Britain by Restaurant Magazine in October 2005.
Oxford Walking Tours With a qualified Southern Tourist Board Blue Badge and Oxford City Guide - Guillemette Cox
Black Country Ring  
The Victoria Inn, Netherton Ideally situated for anyone visiting the Black Country.
Patshull Park Hotel & Golf Club Patshull Park Hotel, Golf and Country Club is situated midway between Telford and Wolverhampton in secluded Shropshire countryside.
Dudley Zoological Gardens Home to some of the world's biggest, rarest and most exotic animals.
Ash End House Cheldren's Farm Is a family owned farm which has been operating as a Childrens Farm for nearly 30 years.
Four Counties Ring  
Amerton Farm & Craft Centre Offering a vast array of attractions to appeal to all the family.
Shugborough Historic Estate Leave the 21st century behind and step into the real working environments of The Complete Working Historic Estate.
Ingestre Park Golf Club Ingestre Park lies in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside, once home to the Earl of Shrewsbury.
Leicestershire Ring  
Great Central Railway Loughborough It’s the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other – just as it was when steam ruled the rails.
Taylors Eayre & Smith Ltd- Bell Foundry John Taylor Bellfounders continues a line of bellfounding which has been unbroken since the middle of the 14th Century.
Avalanche Adventure Offering a wide variety of exhilarating outdoor activities.
Red Lion, Market Harborough A contemporary restaurant offering modern British cuisine.
Warwickshire Ring  
Bancroft Cruisers Bancroft Cruisers is a chartered trip boat based in Stratford upon Avon.
Butterfly Farm, Stratford Whatever the weather stroll through the wonderful world of an exotic rainforest: a lush landscape of tropical blossom surrounding splashing waterfalls and fish-filled pools.
Heritage Motor Centre Organised by the Large Model Association, this indoor show will have over 100 aircraft on display.
Plantasia and Maze World For a fun-filled day out for all the family, or simply to enjoy the peace and quiet of acres of natural surroundings, take a fascinating journey of discovery through the living world of Plantasia.
Swan Canal Cruises Skippered hotelboat short break cruise for two on the romantic Stratford Canal, with time for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and sightseeing in Stratford upon Avon.


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Coventry Canal Basin • St Nicholas Street • Coventry • CV1 4LY
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