Chug along the backwaters on a traditional canal boat, complete with electricity and central heating. Kate Narrowboat Hire offers itineraries ranging from a weekend to three weeks, departing from bases at Warwick and Stockton. Discover leafy canals and backwaters, visiting pretty villages and towns en route.
Plus points: Dogs are allowed on nearly all of the 24 narrowboats, so there’s plenty of choice
Price: From 1,105, plus £25 per dog