Some more of our routes next year. From the end of April we stay on the Grand Union Canal and we leave Berkhamsted where hopefully people will have had a chance to visit and view the Castle, Totem pole and the Court House being just a sample of its heritage. We head up to Stoke… Read more »
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Take a look at our routes for next year. Here is a taster which start on 7th April from Norton Junction, near Long Buckby in Northants. This is a 5 night trip to Linslade, taking us down the Buckby flight of locks and some glorious scenery. We have an early start one morning to go… Read more »
Since our last blog which was written whilst moored at Linslade, we spent some time updating some information for the boat and had discussions with Janine who has now become our marketing supremo. We were pleased to see a double page spread in Waterways World magazine, written by Rupert Smedley after we won the… Read more »
Since updating the blog we came back down the Kennet and Avon to Reading and moored overnight at the Thames and Kennet Marina, our favourite on the Thames. Hi to Lee, Ceil and the rest. We were joined by a guest who travelled down the Thames with us just as the weather started to change…. Read more »
More images of the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal.
Off the Thames at Reading and up the Kennet and Avon. The surroundings change drastically. After negotiating the traffic lights in Reading we are soon in dense countryside. And I mean dense, with branches meeting the water from both sides. Along this stretch you can see some beautiful scenery with original turf sided locks and… Read more »
We have just finished a trip with Nigel and his 3 children ending in Reading. Nigel is considering buying a boat to live aboard so was asking a lot of questions. They enjoyed lots of bike rides at the end of each day. We had already decided to explore the Kennet & Avon for a… Read more »
After the IWA Festival we headed south to Brentford and onto the Thames. We moored at Kingston upon Thames and collected Alan who we found out during his stay was on his 35th hotel boat cruise. We visited the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and saw the oldest vine dated back to 1768. The gardens… Read more »
WOW WOW WOW. Are we tired? 3 days of Festival, talking, answering questions and promoting the business. We were exhausted after showing around 3000 people through the boat. Yes, I said 3000. We have been elated by the fabulous comments and feedback from our visitors. We only took their comments for half of Sunday and you… Read more »
Images of the Hotel Boat Kailani.