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Monthly Archives: April 2014

All Things Bright and Beautiful

25 April, 2014

Our guests on Kailani last week loved the outdoors and the different plants and trees that we see on our route.  The colours were truly beautiful from the Cherry Blossom trees to the Oil Seed Rape in the fields.  We passed a swan sitting on her nest, lambs frolicking around the fields, the usual herons… Read more »

Cruising holidays

18 April, 2014

Our season has now begun and we have already had 3 lovely people on board.  Cruise number 1 was for 5 nights from Norton Junction on the Grand Union Canal to Linslade.  The weather was good for us with plenty of sunshine and it only rained on the first evening. Our guests left these testimonials… Read more »

Springtime on the GUC

14 April, 2014

Our new season is underway and we have 3 wonderful people on board enjoying the beautiful scenery and wildlife along the Grand Union. Starting from Norton Junction on Monday afternoon, we headed down the Long Buckby flight of locks, where we moored for the night, luckily keeping dry as the weather was quite mixed. We… Read more »

Berkhamsted

05 April, 2014

We all know there are famous Castles at Windsor and Warwick but did you know that one of England’s most historically relevant Castles is in Berkhamsted? This ancient Motte and Bailey structure was the site of William the Conqueror’s offer of the English Crown in 1066. Much of the walls and buildings have disappeared but… Read more »

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