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Cruises for 2011.

Please note that we are not now operating Reed Boats

as a cruising Hotel.

These pages are for historic interest only.

 

To find out further information on an individual cruises click on the title of that cruise.

Or click here to go through all the more detailed illustrated pages

1- Locks, Tunnels & A River. Long lock flights and tunnels; Explore a section of the Grand Union, the Northern Stratford and the Worcester and Birmingham Canals as well as the newly re-opened Droitwich canal and finish with a full day on the River Severn.
Warwick Wednesday 18th April to Stourport by Thursday 26th April. 8 nights, £755per person

2- Two fascinating Canals. The Staff and Worcester canal winds and twists its way around and through sandstone ridges. Then we cruise the high embankments and deep rock lined cuttings of the Shropshire Union with its flights of locks.
Stourport Thursday 26th April to Swanley Marina near Nantwich by Friday 4th May. 8 nights, £755per person.

3- Into the land of song. The Llangollen Canal, described as one of the wonders of the canals of the UK.
Swanley Marina near Nantwich Friday 4th May to Llangollen by Thursday 10th May. 6 nights, £575per person.

4- Scenery, thrills and peace. The Llangollen & Montgomery Canals.
Llangollen Thursday 10th May to Swanley Marina near Nantwich by Friday 18th May. 8 nights, £755 per person.

5- Two fascinating Canals. We spend 4 days cruising the high embankments and deep rock lined cuttings of the Shropshire Union with its flights of locks and then for the last two days explore the intriguing canals of the Black Country.
Swanley Marina near Nantwich, Friday 18th May to Birmingham by Friday 25th May. 7 nights, £665 per person.

6- Second City to Castle. From the centre of Birmingham through country down to Warwick.
Birmingham Friday 25th May to Warwick by Tuesday 29th May. 4 nights. £415, per person.

7- Locks and Tunnels Galore. Nearly 100 locks, and 6 tunnels.
Warwick Tuesday 12th June to Worcester by Tuesday 19th June. 7 nights, £665 per person.

8-River Severn & it's Monasteries. (A one centre cruise.) Cruising on the River Severn with guided visits to the former Monasteries at Worcester Tues 19th June to Worcester. Mon 25th June. 6 nights, £575per person.

9- Droitwich Circular. (A one centre cruise.) A new route only opened in 2011! Narrow locks, Broad locks, staircase locks, a tunnel, canals and river! A bit of everything!
Worcester Mon 25th June back to Worcester by Fri 29th June. 4 nights. £395, per person.

10- The Lower Severn & it's Canal. Cruise down the Severn to Gloucester and then explore slowly the Ship canal on to Sharpness.
Worcester Fri 29th June to Gloucester by Tues 3rd July. 4 nights. £395, per person.

11- Slowly up the Avon. There is nothing so good as messing about on a river, especially if you have a crew to do the work. Starting in Gloucester Docks explore Shakespeare's River Avon.
Gloucester Tuesday 3rd July to Stratford-upon-Avon by Monday 9th July. 6 nights, £575per person.

12- Bard to Earl. A delightfully quiet rural canal.
Stratford-upon-Avon Monday 9th July to Warwick by Saturday 14th July. 5 nights, £485 per person.

13- Braunston & Back. A One Centre Cruise. A canal short break from Warwick to Braunston canal centre, and back.
Warwick Monday 23rd July and back to Warwick by Saturday 28th July. 5 nights, £485 per person.

14- Canals, broad and narrow and a River. The broad Grand Union Canal with its great lock flights, and two long tunnels. Then the narrow lock flight of the Northampton Branch. Finally days travelling down the River Nene to Peterborough. A tremendous cruise.
Warwick Saturday 28th July to Peterborough by Monday 6th August. 9 nights, £845person.

15- River and Canals, broad and narrow. The River Nene and the Grand Union Canal.
Peterborough Monday 6th August to Warwick by Wednesday 15th August. 9 nights, £845person.

16- A long, slow weekend. We follow the Grand Union Canal, then the Northern Oxford, finally the Coventry and Ashby Canals to just north of Coventry.
Warwick Wednesday 15th August to Hinkley, (near Coventry), by Monday 20th August. 5 nights, £485 per person.

17- Ashby Explorer. A One Centre Cruise. Cruise the whole of the lock free Ashby Canal and spend half days exploring the area.
Hinkley Monday 20th August back to Hinkley by Saturday 25th August 5 nights, £485 per person.

18- The Bottom Road. Hinckley to Warwick via Birmingham.
Hinckley Saturday 25th August to Warwick by Saturday 1st September. 7 nights, £665 per person.

19- Birmingham Circular. A One Centre Cruise. Ninety locks and four tunnels, city and country as we travel up to Birmingham via Kings Norton and return via Framer's Bridge.
Warwick Wednesday 12th September to Warwick by Wednesday 19th September. 7 nights, £665 per person.

20- Earl to Bard. Travel from Warwick down to Stratford Upon Avon, broad locks, narrow locks, aqueducts and a short tunnel.
Warwick Wednesday 19th September to Stratford by Monday 24th Sept. 5 nights, £485 per person.

21- Bard to Earl. Travel from Stratford Upon Avon, up to Warwick, broad locks, narrow locks, aqueducts and a short tunnel.
Stratford Monday 24th Sept. to Warwick by Saturday 29th Sept. 5 nights, £485 per person.

 

To find out further information on an individual cruises click on the title of that cruise.

Or click here to go through all the more detailed illustrated pages.


Cruises for 2011.

 

Please note that we are not now operating Reed Boats

as a cruising Hotel.

These pages are for historic interest only.

 

If you have any questions then ring us on 07977 229103
or email us at martinreed@reedboats.co.uk

 

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