Cruise to The Views

The River Severn and Gloucester & Sharpness Canal

Monday 16th - Saturday 21st October 2017


6 days

Deposit: £75pp
Travel Insurance: £24.50pp




This will be our second holiday with family-run company English Holiday Cruises, departing from Gloucester on board the Riverboat Hotel, the Edward Elgar. The 6 day/5 night inland cruise combines England’s first ship canal with a voyage of delight and discovery along part of Britain’s longest river through glorious countryside to the Cathedral City of Worcester.

Your Holiday Hotel

The Edward Elgar offers comfortable cabin accommodation, delicious English cooking (breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included), and warm hospitality from the crew. The atmosphere is friendly, there is a well-stocked bar, complimentary tea and coffee and entertainment. The restaurant and top deck offer commanding views over the countryside. The vessel has been awarded a 4-star Hotel Boat rating by Enjoy England.


Location: Gloucestershire

FOR BOOKINGS CALL 01903 741233


(DAY 1) Monday 16th October

Taxi from your home and travel by coach to Gloucester. Board Edward Elgar at 2pm and enjoy a cream tea whilst cruising to Purton. Explore the Purton Barge Hulks. Dinner.

(DAY 2) Tuesday 17th October

Sail to Slimbridge to visit the Wetlands Centre. Continue to Gloucester for a guided tour of the Historic Docks.

(DAY 3) Wednesday 18th October

Cruise to Upton-on-Severn for a guided history tour. Captain’s cocktails before dinner.

(DAY 4) Thursday 19th October

Set sail for Worcester after breakfast. Guided tour of Worcester Cathedral and free time to explore the City. Table Quiz after dinner.

(DAY 5) Friday 20th October

Cruise to Tewkesbury. Join guided tour of the Abbey. Farewell dinner followed by live entertainment.

(DAY 6) Saturday 21st October

Sail back to Gloucester during breakfast. 11.00/11.30 disembark and rejoin the Roadmark coach. Lunch stop in Cirencester en-route back to Sussex.