Enjoy beautiful scenery, gorgeous wildlife and fascinating history as you journey through British and Irish waterways. SCOTLAND & IRELAND: Our waterway journey travels to the serenity of Scotland & Ireland and the magnificent Lough Neagh. One of the largest expanses of fresh water in the British Isles, 18 miles long, more than 70 miles around its perimeter, its beauty is legendary. Travel to sacred sites around Loch Erne, see the amazing feat of engineering that is the Falkirk Wheel, then onto Loch Lomond, the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness before concluding at an Irish Whiskey distillery on the beautiful River Shannon. WALES & THE SOUTH: Travel along Britain s longest river, the Severn, and witness the remarkable Severn Bore - a rare event that sees the tide surge up the river, providing an exhilarating ride for surfers. Discover the waterway history of Bath & Gloucester, then cruise down the Avon towards the Thames, taking in punting along the banks of Oxford and finally towards London and the remarkable story of the capital's iconic river. MIDLANDS & THE NORTH: Discover how the industrial revolution relied upon a network of canals to transport goods and materials around the British Isles and how Manchester, or 'Cottonopolis' as it was known in the 19th century, grew due to its remarkable network of canals. Take in the beauty of the Lake District, travel along the river Ouse to the walled city of York, finishing in Newcastle, famous worldwide for the river Tyne and the bridges that cross it.