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.
It goes without saying that Inland Waterways are a wonderful place to see nature first hand and the Kennet and Avon is no exception.
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)
A very enjoyable relaxing break. Karen and David were excellent hosts. Lovely food. A fantastic birthday break - truly spoiltSue Booth (guest April 2015)
A fantastic unique experience with unrivaled hospitality from David and Karen. Look forward to a return visit!Fran Green (guest May 2015)
A thoroughly relaxing and pleasant experience. I would highly recommend this holiday. It was excellent!Lynne Turcotte (guest June 2015)
Fantastic holiday, wonderful Karen and David, great hotel barge, beautiful scenery - what more could you want!Lee and Ted Chapman (guests June 2015)
We would highly recommend the Wessex Rose. David and Karen ensure that all guests have a wonderful time. The attention to detail - remembering each guests personal preferences - is particularly impressive.Gill Riley (guests May 2014)
Fantastic holiday, superb food, wonderful hosts, all we could wish for and much moreAngela and Roger (guests June 2014)
The trip was a joy throughout. Great accommodation, perfect hosts, clean and tidy, wonderful food and drinks on demand for the thirsty.Ron Scott (guest July 2014)