City Breaks

City lovers can head to the cosmopolitan towns and cities along the waterways to indulge in England’s world-class culture and heritage.

Enjoy performances by the acclaimed City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, or experience world-class art collections at Coventry's Herbert Museum.

Revel in a shoppers haven from our city centre department stores with the latest trends to quirky boutiques in our local town and villages.

Stay in stylish canal-side hotels and relax in the regions urban parks and gardens. Then finish off the day and dine in restaurants and pubs loved by the locals, including our many Michelin Starred restaurants.


The region boasts three exciting cities together with historic towns, making the perfect addition to any waterways holiday, or a delicious excuse for a short break.

Take a look at our city break and city villages itineraries to find out more.