Boat Trips & Canals

Gin Cruise with Ullswater Steamers

Gin cruises among special sailings with Ullswater Steamers

The cruise operator in Cumbria has several special sailings planned for 2020, including a fish & chips supper cruise, gin cruise and photography voyages. 

Passengers on a Mersey Ferries Liverpool Bay Cruise

Mersey Ferries announces Liverpool Bay cruises for next year

Mersey Ferries will take visitors on a voyage around some of Liverpool’s sights on 14 new sailings throughout the summer months in 2020.

Mersey Ferries

Mersey Ferries reveals its largest ever cruise programme

Mersey Cruises in Liverpool has announced its busiest ever cruise programme for 2019, with 30 evening cruises taking place between April and September.

Spirit of Scotland

Explore haunted sites on European Waterways’ paranormal cruises

From haunted castle visits to eerie Highland battlefields, European Waterways is inviting guests to explore spooky locations on some of its barge tours.

Manchester Ship Canal

Cruises celebrate 125 years of the Manchester Ship Canal

Hailed an ‘engineering wonder’ of the late Victorian age, the Manchester Ship Canal marks its 125th anniversary next year.

French Brothers

French Brothers launches combined boat and bus tours

For groups to enjoy a complete sightseeing tour of Windsor, river cruise company French Brothers has introduced new joint river and bus tours.


Amazing Amsterdam: From Dutch masters to canal tours

A visual round-up of highlights in the capital city of the Netherlands for those groups seeking inspiration for an Amsterdam adventure.

Red Eagle.

Red Funnel to deliver £3m refurbishment of Red Eagle ferry

Isle of Wight ferry company Red Funnel has confirmed a £3 million major refurbishment of its ro-pax ferry Red Eagle.


Saga introduces French waterways cruise and stay programme

Saga holidays has introduced a new collection of cruise and stay breaks in rural France aboard a barge.


Portsmouth International Port launches new boat service

Cruise passengers arriving at Portsmouth International Port will soon be able to sail straight to the heart of the waterfront, on a new free boat service.