Hotel Boat Cruises on the waterways of Northern England

The waterways of Northern England and Scotland are largely man made canals because they have hills to climb, and rivers are difficult to navigate when they tumble down slopes!

In Northern England the Pennines and Peak District provided many challenges for the canal builders. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal, the Rochdale Canal and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal all take their separate wonderful routes over the Pennine Hills.

So on your Hotel Boat cruise you can expect wonderful upland scenery and engineering masterpieces such as Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Bingley Five Rise locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the Rochdale Canal passing through the centre of Manchester. And serious rivers, like the Trent and Aire & Calder!

Hotelboat waterway cruises in Northern England in 2021

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