Discover the four rivers in England which are called Ouse: the Great Ouse, the Little Ouse, the Yorkshire Ouse, and the Sussex Ouse. The Great Ouse starts in Wappenham and flows east to the Wash at Kings Lynn. Find out which mighty river a rain drop may end up in.
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Today as the river Great Ouse hosts the boat race we are fortunate to have a guest post from David Goode Fellow and Praelector of Wolfson College Cambridge regarding the boat race channel on the river Great Ouse. My friend,…Read more ›
Spring time is not just about warmer days, daffodils and Easter eggs. For narrowboaters it means the start of the boating season, and on the Fenland waterways it’s time to untie our ropes and get back out there cruising…Read more ›
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 in…Read more ›
On a glorious Bank holiday Monday after a busy morning at work, we visited Old River Port St Ives on the river Great Ouse. On our arrival we passed the pub the Seven Wives, presumably named after the children’s nursery…Read more ›
June is the perfect time to explore the waterways of the Cambridgeshire Fens! We have asked our staff for their top 3 picks for a short break. Tracey our finance director would head…Read more ›
Non tidal access to the historic Old Bedford River was lost in 2006 when the E.A. closed Welches Dam Lock, thus stopping access to a waterway that had been navigated for over 350 years. Since the closure various attempts have…Read more ›