Leisure Angling
One of the main uses of the canal nowadays is that of narrowboat holidays. |There are many companies throughout the country from which fully equipped narrowboats can be hired. Many boats are quite luxurious, some even have dishwashers and washing machines.
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Holidays afloat are a chance to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, the pace of life on the canal is much slower and more relaxed. These holidays give people the chance to spend much time in the open air without being too energetic, although operating the locks provides plenty of exercise! Many people that enjoy taking narrowboat holidays often end up buying their own boat, to some taking long boating holidays is the ideal way to spend their retirement.
Narrowboat holidays can be hard work!