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Late-season boating vacations

The perfect time of year to be on the water...and here's why!

With the school's back, a vacation in September or October has many advantages - not least because things are a little quieter, relaxed and you can soak up the last rays of the season. A boating vacation is particularly suited to this time of year, especially if you enjoy something a little more active...

 

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Boating vacations in September and October...

Something to enjoy in all weathers

Something to enjoy in all weather

In months when the weather is less reliable, its good to have options. And a boating vacation gives you just that. Laze on deck and soak up the rays if the sun shines. And when the sun fails to perform, you can wake up somewhere new each day and go exploring. With so much to see and do, our boating vacations can be as active (or as relaxed) as you want them to be. 

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Witness the changing season up close

Enjoy a front row seat for Autumn

Late summer and early autumn is a great time of year to be outside where the air seems fresher, the temperatures are more comfortable and the trees gradually change into a riot of color. Our vacations give you front row seats to the great outdoors. If you love nature, and especially the changing seasons, then on board is the place to be.

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Unwind and 'de-stress'

Relax and unwind

Whether you've had a hectic summer, or are gearing up the the busy festive season ahead - a vacation at this time of year can really help to unwind and recharge the batteries, especially needed after the last few years we've had. Research suggests that being by the water has many mental health benefits, and a boating vacation is an excellent way of improving your general sense of wellbeing and reducing stress. 

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Our top destinations for...

...late season sunshine

Soak up the last rays of the season

If sunshine is an essential vacation ingredient for you, then head to the South of France for the best chances of some late season sunshine. The Canal du Midi is bathed in warm sunshine for most of our boating season and our waterways in the Camargue run alongside gorgeous Mediterreanean beaches. 

...autumn colours

Autumn Colours

All of our boating regions will immerse you in nature for you to enjoy the colours of autumn. But the big hitters have to be the Highlands of Scotland, the forests that line the waterways of Alsace in France or the world-famous spectacle of Canada in the Fall. Hop on board and we'll take you there.

...active vacations

Active holidays

There is SO much to do on the Thames. From stately homes and royal palaces to explore, to theme parks and world class visitor attractions, you'll have no trouble finding things to do come rain or shine. Or for hiking, fishing, golf and many other outdoor pursuits - Ireland is a pure gem!