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As Seen On – This Morning, Great Canal Journeys & Celebrity 5

You may have read about Le Boat… you may have seen our boating holidays on TV… if one of the programmes that we have featured on have inspired you, here’s how you can follow in the footsteps of one of our celebrities.

Le Boat - This Morning

Programme: This Morning 

Date: August 2020

Destination: Caledonian Canal, Scotland 


In August 2020, Josie Gibson from ITV’s This Morning took to the water and enjoyed a boating holiday along the wonderful Caledonian Canal, Scotland's most notable waterway, with the dramatic Scottish Highlands as a backdrop.


You too can enjoy your very own boating adventure on the Caledonian Canal filled with scenic beauty, unspoiled nature, delicious gastronomy and fascinating heritage.


Le Boat - Great Canal Journeys (Canada)

Programme: Great Canal Journeys

Date: November 2018

Destination: Rideau Canal, Canada

On Channel 4’s Great Canal Journeys, actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales have documented some of their remarkable canal journeys – with the most recent being to our newest destination in Canada, the Rideau Canal, on board one of our brand new Horizon boats, cruising from Seeley's Bay to Ottawa.

The Rideau Canal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will travel along a series of spectacular canals, rivers and lakes between the vibrant cities of Kingston and Ottawa. Watch Tim and Pru explore this beautiful region stopping off at charming small towns, taking in the spell-binding nature and wildlife with a warm, Canadian welcome from the locals.

To plan your journey based on Tim and Pru's recent trip to the Rideau Canal in Canada, take a look at our detailed guide to the Rideau Canal. You can also find some of our top places to visit on our blog.

Le Boat - Celebrity 5

Programme: Celebrity 5 Go Barging 

Date: February 2018

Destination: Canal du Midi, France

You don’t need a licence to experience a boating holiday with Le Boat, nor do you need any experience. Take to the waterways like our five celebrities who experienced what it was like to hire a boat in France. Our expert team will give you a demonstration of how to use your self drive cruiser and tell you everything you need to know before you depart.

Le Boat - Great Canal Journeys (Alsace)

Programme: Great Canal Journeys 

Date: November 2017

Destination: Alsace, France

Actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales have had years of experience on the waterways. We were delighted to welcome them to discover the Alsace on one of our self drive cruisers. Tim and Pru were lucky enough to experience the French region on Le Boat’s newest premier boat to the fleet, the Horizon.

Boating holidays in Alsace indulge the senses with all manner of experiences — rural, urban and everything in between. Cruising through Alsace and Lorraine you’ll enjoy all that the Grand Est region has to offer including lake resorts, village cafés, towering castles and some of the finest cuisine in France!