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Hire a Canal Boat for Mothers Day

Why not make Mothering Sunday extra special this year by suggesting that her favourite family members get together for a memorable daytrip to March, in Cambridgeshire? Mothers’ Day and Mothering Sunday are actually two separate things, although they are heldRead more ›

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Quiz – An international hero with local connections

He was named after the fictional character – ‘the boy who never grew up’. A huntsman turned a conservationist, learn more how this well-known hero came to be the father of conservation, as well as his accomplishments. Take the Quiz…Read more ›

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The Ultimate Guide to a Memorable Family Narrowboat Holiday

Is a narrowboat holiday suitable for your family? What safety tips do you need to know? What’s different about Fox Narrowboats?Read more ›

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Your Perfect 2023 Narrowboat Holiday Destination

Should you book your 2023 holiday now to avoid increasing prices? Read more about Ely; a charming cathedral city, for a holiday destination that won’t break the bank.Read more ›

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How to Hunt Fenland Ghosts, Even When it isn’t Halloween

Are you haunted by dreams of a narrowboat holiday? Are you brave enough to experience the darker side of Cambridge? Have you ever been curious about paranormal investigations? You may like to explore the mysterious Fenlands by narrowboat. The strangeRead more ›

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4-Night Break on the river Great Ouse.

On our Spring 4-night narrowboat break aboard Rural Fox we headed out onto the river Great Ouse.  Our first day after a cruise of 3 ½ hours and having negotiated the Marmont Priory lock we moored for the night inRead more ›

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Why You Should Hire a Narrowboat for the Day near Ely

Do you live in Peterborough, Wisbech, Ely or Huntingdon? Want to get together with some friends and family? Have you thought about hiring a narrowboat, just for a day? A relaxing boat trip on the Cambridge river network could beRead more ›

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Our Top 3 Free Summer Festivals by Narrowboat

4 festivals in Cambridge. 3 Free Summer Festivals by #Narrowboat We’ve already kicked off the festival season this year with St George’s Fayre here in March, and we are now looking forward to a summer full of fun in Cambridgeshire.Read more ›

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Are Museums Ever Fun? The Answer Might Surprise You

Have you ever had a fun day out discovering English heritage, and visiting places that offer a kind of nostalgic magic? Don’t you just love it when an ancient building triggers your imagination and sends your mind time-travelling off intoRead more ›

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Why January is the Best Time to Book Your Hire Boat Holiday

Following the festive season the month of January can feel like a real downer, as it creeps in with the cold weather and dismally short, dark days. Yet the New Year can also put us in the mood for planningRead more ›

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