Tue, 10:15

What are narrow gauge railway tracks, and which canals still have examples of them that I can find? Martin Ludgate enlightens us

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Feature
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Part 1 of our cruise guide to Grand Union Canal, Birmingham, takes us past varied scenery & canal-side pubs to Napton Juntion

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Cruises
Monday, April 12, 2021

Sponsored hire boat schemes are hired out by a firm but owned by an individual... find out what they offer canal boat owners

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Feature
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Brinklow Marina on the northern Oxford Canal has become the 11th site operated by Castle Marinas

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News
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Kay Andrews swapped life as a university lecturer for life on the canals as a professional ‘roses & castles’ painter

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Feature
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Our photographer captured some of the first leisure boats to start cruising on 29th March as lockdown restrictions ease

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News
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The UK canal boat hire industry is gearing up to bounce back as soon as Covid-related restrictions are lifted

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News
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

It takes Zoom to tango! Liveaboards go from entertaining towpathers to creating a full Zoom band during lockdown

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Feature
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Waterways supporters urged to object to planning application that would stop the Uttoxeter Canal restoration project in its tracks

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News
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

William, which turns 90 this year, is a working canal boat with a fascinating history and a fun future

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Boats
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Honeysuckle is a collaboration between the owner, Brayzel Boats who built it, and Daisy Boats who’ll be hiring it out for UK canal holidays

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Boats
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Our heritage spotter Martin Ludgate has been tracking down the bridges which were designed to make horse-boating easier

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Feature
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Paul and Kay Sumpner’s dream was to liveaboard, so they set about building a canal boat for the future

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Feature
Friday, March 5, 2021

Our round-up of the most interesting and attractive canal routes around Britain; ideal for those wanting a quieter “getaway” canal boat trip

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Feature
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Our resident expert advises a liveaboard on the merits of gas versus diesel central heating systems for canal boats

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