• Looking for a relaxing holiday on the move?

    With years of experience in the catering industry, Takara Hotel Boat’s operators Donna & Vince are looking forward to offering you high standards of service, quality food and a great holiday.

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  • Fancy exploring The British Countryside?

    Discover the breathtaking scenery of the English countryside with its unrivalled heritage

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  • Canal Cruising at Its Best

    Enjoy the Amazing Canals and Rivers of England on a Memorable Boat Cruise with Us!

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    Explore While Relaxing

    A relaxing cruise on our fully catered and skippered hotel boat TAKARA is the best way to explore the backwaters of England and Wales, while enjoying excellent food and the company of your fellow passengers and experienced crew.

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Most booked
Llangollen to Great Haywood

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Cruise number: 7
Duration:
12th may to 22nd May for 10 Nights 
Price:
£1095
Distance:
106 Miles and 62 Locks. 10 Moveable Bridges, 2 Aqueducts, 4 Tunnels
As we leave Llangollen, we sail on a stretch of the canal that is very narrow and slower with a one-way working in place. There is a ninety degree turn as the canal continues its short journey till we reach the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct 126 feet above the River Dee. 

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Stone to Stone 

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Cruise number: 16
Duration:
7th August to 17th August (10 nights) 
Price:
£1095 
Distance:
110 miles, 93 locks; there are at least 22 small aqueducts or underbridges and 2 tunnels.
Nearest Railway Stations
Nearest Railway Stations: Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, and Stafford.
We leave the canal town of Stone on the Trent and Mersey Canal, heading to Great Haywood. Here we turn right under a bridge to enter the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. 

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Takara Hotel Boat!

With years of experience in the catering industry, Takara Hotel Boat’s operators, Donna & Vince are looking forward to offering you high standards of service, quality food and a great holiday.

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Cruising on Some of the Best Routes of the Navigable Canals in England and Wales

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