• Tour code: 5884ADVENTURE
  • Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 4 days (approx.)

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Explore the urban canals and idyllic waterways of England on a 4-day narrowboat adventure from Manchester to the Peak District. On a traditional canal barge, enrich your knowledge of all aspects of narrowboat sailing and see some spectacular scenery along the way. Delight in the Peak District’s rolling hills; discover the historic mill ruins in Torrs Riverside Park; and absorb the electric atmosphere of Manchester’s nightlife scene. No boating experience is necessary to enjoy this enriching tour, which includes boat-cooked meals and all 3 nights accommodation. 


  • 4-day narrowboat adventure through Manchester and the Peak District
  • Travel with like-minded adventurous souls and get involved with all the cruising action on board
  • Pass through 43 locks in total and help work the locks and navigate the boat
  • Explore the canals of Manchester and see the Manchester City Etihad Stadium as well as old industrial sites
  • Travel high over the River Goyt on the 200 year-old Marple Aqueduct, and explore Bugsworth Basin on the edge of the Peak District
  • Eat on board the boat and enjoy hearty dishes cooked by your hosts

What You Can Expect

4-Day Narrowboat Adventure from Manchester to the Peak District

Cruise through the city before heading out to the Peak District!

During your 4-day narrowboat adventure, work alongside your fellow guests and hosts to ensure your boat sails smoothly through the urban canals and picturesque waterways of northern England. See the metropolitan monuments of Manchester and enjoy the city’s vibrant nightlife; and, discover the natural splendor of the Pennine Waterways and the Peak District as you sail through some of the country’s most beautiful outdoor panoramas. 

Included in the tour is the following; 3 nights narrowboat accommodation; cooked meals indicated by the itinerary; and professional hosts. 


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