Welcome to The Wessex Rose Luxury 5 Star Hotel Boat
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The Wessex Rose 5 Star luxury wide beam hotel boat offers you fully crewed all inclusive cruising in en-suite cabins on a purpose built hotel barge, the perfect choice for your next UK canal boat holiday. Why not join us for a totally unique and relaxing experience on one of our cruises along the Kennet and Avon Canal and River Thames. Whether you’re looking for a short break or longer holiday we have a cruise to suit you. Our route selection varies from three or four night short breaks to seven or nine night holidays exploring some of the most beautiful waterways and attractions Britain has to offer. To find out more about the facilities aboard the Wessex Rose and our cruise selection:
Kennet & Avon Canal
The most spectacular and architecturally wonderful inland waterway anywhere in the British Isles.
Walking the Canal
Why not venture off the boat for a little while and explore some of the most beautiful and gentle countryside in Britain
Whilst our scheduled cruises run from April to October, we offer additional special cruises and the Wessex Rose hotel boat is available for private charter to suit your occasion.
We want you to have a fantastic cruise on the Wessex Rose hotel boat and a large part of this will be enjoying the beautiful waterways that we are sailing on.
A wonderful experience. Highly recommended, excellent hosts in every respectMargaret Thomas (guest July 2016)
A superb 3 day break on a 5 star boat trip. Thoroughly looked after by David and Karen. Thank youBrenda and Frank Davis (guests April 2016)
We can totally say this experience on Wessex Rose was very enjoyable. David & Karen are worthy of their 5 stars and more. Excellent attention to detail. We would definitely recommend.Peggy and Steve Judd (guests April 2016)
Lovely relaxing week with amazing food - a true five star experienceCelia and Graham (guests October 2015)
Super vacation! Very relaxing, beautiful scenery, exceptional hosts!Caryl and Barry Frank (guests September 2015)
Our second time on the Wessex Rose. Another amazing time unwinding and relaxing. Karen and David are amazing hosts and the food is spectacular.Bev Le Marquand (guest August 2015)
With thanks to David and Karen for the most wonderful holiday. The hospitality was first class and the food amazingHazel Merrin (guest July-August 2015)
Very relaxing holiday with no worries and good company. Excellent hostsBill and Sue Pilkington (guests July 2015)
Thank you both for another memorable trip. So relaxing, keep up your excellent work until our next cruise!Terry Gillingham (guest July 2015)
Fantastic holiday, wonderful Karen and David, great hotel barge, beautiful scenery - what more could you want!Lee and Ted Chapman (guests June 2015)