Visiting The Ashby Canal
The Ashby Canal (or Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal) was opened in 1804  with the primary purpose of moving coal. It never reached
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1979 Cruising Adventure – Day 2
Day two of our 1979 cruising adventure was always going to be a long one. It was the first full
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1979 Cruising Adventure – Day 1
Back in May 1979, my family hired a narrowboat from Fenny Compton and spent a week holiday visiting as much
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Oxford Canal by Narrowboat
Exploring the Oxford Canal by Narrowboat
Whilst we attended the Crick Boat Show, we moored up in Wigrams Turn Marina for a little while. This marina
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Whale Gulper Problems – Or Not!
We noticed recently that our whale gulper wasn’t removing shower water as efficiently as it once was. Out came the
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The Aylesbury Arm
There is more to living on a narrowboat than spending time on the canals. To share this with you, we
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