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Viking Afloat

Enjoy Britain's beautiful countryside, villages and historic cities at a tranquil pace aboard a self drive Narrowboat. Short breaks and weekly hire available.

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Much more of a holidayMuch more to enjoyHaven't you always dreamed of a genuine 'away from it all' family holiday? Well, canal cruising will make it a reality. Some of England's most beautiful countryside is simply waiting to greet you. Waterside pubs, country towns and a wealth of hidden heritage sites and historical treasures are yours to appreciate. Each day you will discover more of England and more of your real self.Much more freedomNarrowboating with Viking Afloat puts you in charge. It allows you to choose where and when to go, where to stop and what to do. Even the ordinary tasks of shopping and cooking take on a new delight in the calm and quiet of a canal backwater. However, if you fancy a break and want to eat out, there are plenty of waterside pubs and restaurants just waiting to welcome you. What's more, there's no problem parking and most moorings are free!Much more comfortableYour Viking Afloat boat is very much a home from home; constant hot water, shower, flush toilets, central heating and comfortable beds. You will be pleasantly surprised and delighted with the comfort levels and standards achieved in a modern narrowboat. It's a travelling holiday but your home comforts travel with you.Much more to rememberYour family will never forget the fun of learning to handle a Viking Afloat Narrowboat. At a leisurely 4 mph even youngsters (properly supervised) can managed the craft with ease. Working the locks is a lot easier than you might imagine and provides plenty of opportunity for all the family to share the experience.Viking Afloat are one of Britain's largest and most successful narrowboat holiday providers and have a superb range of modern boats to suit precisely the needs of you and your family. A privately owned company established more than twenty years ago, we know the importance of delivering a specialist, personal service. We have all the experience to make your holiday with us a success from the start. We give you the widest possible choice of cruising with no less than four strategically located operating bases, allowing immediate access to England's finest waterways.Our flexibility enables you to choose three or four night cruises, as well as seven days, ten days, two weeks or longer. In addition, you have the opportunity to start your holiday on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday whichever suits you best. Viking Afloat is a keenly competitive company and our charges are fully inclusive of fuel, gas and VAT. We also provide bed linen, life jackets and secure car parking FREE. As part of the service, we provide everyone with a full demonstration of the boat and its systems, as well as teaching newcomers how to handle the boats and how to operate the canal locks. Every one of our boats has on board a comprehensive manual and we supply expert help around the clock with a 24-hour emergency helpline. And you do not have to take just our word for the quality of our boats, since we insist that they are all inspected and graded annually as part of the quality assurance scheme administered by Visit Britain.For more information or your free brochure visit www.viking-afloat.com or call 01905 610660.


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