Blog Posts: July 2014
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Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 11:04am
The Grand Union CanalFactsThe Grand Union Canal is the longest canal in the UK at 286 miles long, and runs from London to Birmingham and it includes the 35 mile Nottingham Arm and the 42 mile Leicester Arm. The canal has several branches or Arms which include among others the Paddington Arm, the Slough Arm, the Regents Canal, Hertford Union Canal, the Leicester Navigation, Birmingham and Warwick Junction and the Aylesbury Arm.  It has over 250 locks along its route. The Grand Union Canal wa....
Mon Jul 14, 2014 at 11:03am
Hiring A Narrowboat Before You BuyIf you are contemplating buying a narrow boat but have never experienced a day on the water before, then we suggest that you hire a narrow boat to get the feel of what it's like.Buying a narrow boat is a big investment, one of the largest next to buying a house or a car, so knowing what to expect from the purchase is a wise move. A great way to try a narrow boat is to hire one for a holiday or long weekend. Of course when you are looking to buy a narrowboat you ....