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Best canal routes for couple's holidays

1st August 2022

A romantic cruise on the canals could be in store for you this summer as many more people look for UK staycations. If you are fancying a calming holiday on the canals – you’re in luck! This blog, we will recommend the dreamiest canal getaways for couples.  

Best UK canal routes for couples


The UK is full of picturesque seaside and bustling cities – perfect for any couple holiday. In addition to this, the calming canals provide the perfect escape for when you both want some alone time. Here are just a few of our best recommendations:  

Llangollen & return from Wrenbury Mill

7 nights  

This canal holiday is one of the most sought-after canal routes due to the picturesque scenes and beautiful historic cities. Part of this route has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is many canal enthusiasts’ dreams!  
If you are looking for a cute date day in Llangollen, you may want to visit Plas Newydd Historic House & Gardens Llangollen – this stunning site contains plenty of culture and history that can explore for the day. 

Bath and return from Hilperton Marina

3-4 nights  

This historic city with picturesque sights is the perfect romantic getaway – on this route, you can explore the ancient Roman town that is Bath. With plenty of places to wine and dine – we certainly think your next date night should be at one of Baths’ many spas. Can you think of a more perfect summer evening? 

The Warwickshire Ring from Springwood Haven


10-14 nights  

If you are looking for the ultimate escape, the Warwickshire ring is certainly it! On this route, you will embark on the cultural hubs that are the Oxford and Birmingham canals. There is such a diverse range of things to see and do – whether you want to marvel at the sights of the remains of a medieval castle or simply want to pop into the many pubs. You can do it all on this trip!  

This a just a glimpse of the many routes we have at ABC Boat Hire – have a browse through the many locations you can explore with us. Or, if you have a question, do not hesitate to contact our helpful team today.  

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