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The Narrowboater’s New Year’s Bucket List

A more cheerful way to start the year is by creating a ‘bucket list’ of fun things to do. Learn to work a lock and steer a boat. Visit ‘Mother’, a thatched structure at Wicken Fen. The nature reserve here is a favourite with our customers. Visit Houghton Mill, a National Trust property on the River Great Ouse. Read on to find out about another 9 bucket list items.Read more ›

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How to Get Top Author’s ‘Nature Cure’ on a Narrowboat Holiday

  Can exploring a new rural landscape rescue you from a mental health crisis? Maybe. Richard Mabey’s book ‘Nature Cure’, describes his recovery from severe depression through walking, watching and writing about the Eastern region’s beautiful landscapes. Richard Mabey isRead more ›

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3 Ways to See More Fenland Wildlife

Conservationists around the world have been noticing some hidden benefits of the recent coronavirus restrictions. While people stayed at home, and traffic was kept to an unprecedented minimum, some scientists said that our native mammals may have benefitted from theseRead more ›

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