Self catering accommodation with a difference - luxury canal boats for holiday hire to cruise to the many tourist attractions in the Heart of the Midlands.
A small, family run company offering the highest standards of service and accommodation, all with a friendly and helpful approach.
We pride ouselves on the immaculatle presentation of our boats and the quallity of our welcome.
All the facilities of a self catering cottage, with a fully equipped galley, bedding etc, along with full tuition and advice on cruising routes.
We also provide all our guests with complimentary wine, chocolates, fresh flowers, exotic teas and coffees and a bathroom 'pamper hamper.'
Available over Christmas and New Year.
Ten luxury canal boats of beween two to ten berths each.
To book this Holiday Cottage, or find out more, please contact them directly by
Disabled Facilities: No.
Linen Provided: Yes. One luxury duvet, 2 pillows, duvet cover, sheet and pillow slips per person
Pets Allowed: Yes. Any type with permission £20 each
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Gas
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: Yes.
Outdoor Facilities: Yes. The English Countryside is your garden!
From the M69:
Exit at junction 1 and take the A5 north towards Atherstone
After the A444 junction, take the next left turn (approx. 0.5 miles) into Woodford Lane.
From the M42:
Exit at junction 10 and take the A5 south towards Atherstone
After the fourth roundabout, stay on the A5 and take the right hand turn (approx. 0.5 mils) into Woodford Lane.
From either direction:
At junction ahead, go under the iron bridge following the bend in the road round to the left (signposted "Hartshill avoiding weak bridge").
After approx. 1.3 miles road slows to 30mph. Here turn left immediately after row of houses following small signpost saying "Community Nature Area". There is also a large sign saying "Nuneaton & Bedworth."
Follow unmade road down hill and to the left until you see a sign saying "Welcome to Blakes Boating Holidays and Excellence Afloat at Valley Cruises" on double gates to the left. Follow track down to lower car park.