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The Best Moorings for Your First Night on a Narrowboat

How do you decide where to stop? How long will it take to get there? And where is the nearest pub or shop to the mooring? Read more ›

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Is it Difficult to Drive a Narrowboat?

No Experience? No Problem! You Too Can Go Narrowboating! Basics for setting off, stopping & steering. How to work a canal lock. Read more ›

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A lesser known area of the Middle Level Navigation

Now that the main summer boating season is over our mooring customer and waterway campaigner John Revell discusses boating on one of the lesser used areas of the Midlle Level navigation. I particularly enjoy boating on the Middle Level beyondRead more ›

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Six Stunning Moorings on the Middle Level

Our hire boat base in March is ideally situated for exploring the Middle Level by narrowboat. This is a fascinating interconnected waterway which will take you through the idyllic riverside villages of Upwell and Outwell on your way to TheRead more ›

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Fenland Flag

Have you seen the latest addition to the flags flying here in the mooring basin? Our newest addition to the flags that we fly here is the Fenland Flag designed by James Bowman. On the flag design the yellow centreRead more ›

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How Narrowboats Can Help You to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

What are the most popular New Year’s Resolutions? The most common resolutions often revolve around exercise, health and weight loss, saving money and spending more time with family and friends. At the start of every New Year, many people setRead more ›

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7 Ways to Achieve Your New Year’s Fitness Goals on the Canals

Do you believe in New Year’s resolutions? Have you ever begun a January exercise program, only to abandon it by February? Would you like to increase your chances for long term success? The answer could be to combine your fitnessRead more ›

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