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Stay fit while on a houseboat holiday with parkrun


Parkrun is an upbeat, inviting, and inclusive event with no time limit and no one finishing last. Everyone is welcome to participate, whether you walk, jog, run, volunteer, or just watch. Saturday morning 5k races are held in parks and open places. There are 2k junior parkruns on Sunday mornings for children aged four to fourteen.


Registration is absolutely free and only has to be done once, whether you want to walk, jog, run, volunteer, or do all of the above! Simply fill out the registration form, print your barcode, and travel to your nearest event. There are 440 events to pick from around the country. Using parkrun’s event map, you can find your local parkrun and participate even whilst on a houseboat holiday.


There are several reasons to participate! Whether you walk, jog, run, volunteer, or spectate, you may acquire new skills and improve your health and happiness in the great outdoors while meeting new people, feeling connected to your community, and increasing your fitness.

Are you still not convinced? Check out parkrun’s blog for a plethora of inspirational stories from parkrunners, or watch them on parkrun’s YouTube channel.

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There are a lot of reasons why Wow Factor is your best Murray Houseboat choice for having that ‘wow’ houseboat holiday experience. But we can list the key highlights of what’s in store for you:

  • This double-storey 12 berth houseboat is one of the few Murray houseboats with a rear-facing kitchen and dining plus driving upstairs or downstairs. With five separate living and entertainment spaces, plus five washrooms, there is room for everyone to experience a WOW Factor houseboat holiday.
  • The Rear Kitchen – this is what makes WOW Factor unique. We challenge you to find another 2-story rear-facing houseboat with rear kitchen and dining decor self-drive. A truly guaranteed wow-factor experience!
  • Yes, Wow Factor is dog-friendly with conditions as we care about your dog almost as much as you do! Rosso, our Cavalier King Charles even has his own life jacket for extended times in the river or when he comes on an inflatable SUP for an early morning paddle.
  • Wow Factor is child-friendly! Vacationing with children can be a daunting task – packing lists, grumpy children and the horrors of “I’m bored”. Let Wow Houseboats help you plan and achieve that wow factor holiday of your dreams with ease.
  • We’re the only houseboat offering the ultimate one-way wow-factor 7-day journey. For more information, please refer to the Brochures link below or email us back stating your interest with regards to this booking.
  • Experience celebrating any wow-factor moment with Wow Houseboats and score some exclusive deals perfect for your celebration. Birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, Christmas/New Year’s Eve; name it, we have it – Wow Factor complements any celebration with colourful LED lights that can be easily programmed with a touch of remote control or app – no other houseboat has lights like this!

What are you waiting for? Experience “WOW” with Wow Houseboats today. Plan your Wow Holiday with us.

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