We at Wessex Rose are offering 5 Star luxury canal / river holidays on a wide beam barge that is fully crewed for an all inclusive cruising, with fine dining and en-suite cabins. We are the perfect choice for your next UK canal or river holiday! You can enjoy a totally unique and relaxing experience cruising along the Kennet and Avon Canal, River Thames or Grand Union Canal. No matter if you are looking for a short break away or a longer holiday then we have a cruise to suit you. We have a variety of route selections from three night short breaks to seven or nine night holidays exploring some of the best and most beautiful, picturesque waterways and attractions Britain has to offer.

We strongly believe that canal cruising holds something for everyone! It offers individuals, couples, groups and families the perfect opportunity to unwind and experience a thoroughly tranquil pace of life. It creates time to truly take in the tremendous scenery, appreciate enchanting nature and wildlife, to wonder at the ingenious Georgian engineering on which the canal was built on, to walk the towpath or simply to relax.

Our cruise boat is the very latest in luxury, design, quality and innovation – in fact it is one of the most luxurious wide beam hotel boats in England! It offers spacious accommodation for up to six people in three en-suite cabins, all of which can be configured as either twin or double rooms. Plus they come fully furnished with everything you will need for a comfortable stay. We have also become quite renowned for our fine dining! Our crew can serve you interesting, varied and satisfying food of exceptional quality, with the freshest ingredients.