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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Canal Cruising continued

28 February, 2014

From the beginning of June we head south down the Grand Union Canal from Linslade, dropping off and picking up new guests at Berkhamsted and travelling down to Uxbridge. We pass through open countryside and usually get some help with the volunteer lock keepers as we go up the Marsworth Locks. We have time to… Read more »

Cruising the Kennet and Avon Canal

21 February, 2014

Cruising the Kennet and Avon Canal to Devizes We pass some beautiful scenery whilst travelling along the Kennet and Avon Canal.  This is a very rural and peaceful cruise with many locks. We enter the canal off the River Thames at Reading where there are a variety of new developments, travelling past the Oracle shopping… Read more »

The Kennet & Avon from Devizes to Bath

14 February, 2014

From Devizes we head down the first 6 locks before we reach the Caen Hill flight of 16 locks.. The splendid views of the Avon Valley accompany us as we descend these locks.You will notice large pounds on the right hand size which were designed to hold sufficient water to follow the slope. The whole… Read more »

Boating Holidays

07 February, 2014

The boat will shortly be 12 months old and we have changed and updated different aspects of the cruising and the boat. We now have an all weather canopy at the back of the boat which gives us more space and also in bad weather on the River Thames, Gordon can keep dry. Regrettably the canals do… Read more »

Hotel Boat Kailani