What's summer life on a canal narrowboat really like? We leave Banbury and head for Aynho Wharf to fill up with water. We stop at Twyford Wharf and visit King's Sutton to see the impressive spire at the church of St Peter and St Pauls. Colin uncovers dark secrets of the working narrowboat families who lived on the canals. We cross the River Cherwell and join the debate on its pronunciation before finding the perfect spot to spend a few days in the sun.
Did Colin break a leg? After weeks of pain, we end up on an emergency narrowboat trip to the hospital where he finds out why he's been in so much pain. We cruise from Cropredy to the nearest A&E department in Banbury. Ten minutes in a car, but over three hours by narrowboat. While in Banbury, Colin uncovers the story behind the rhyme, 'Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross', which starts Shaun off giggling! There are also beautiful views of the countryside surrounding the Oxford
Join us for a day on a narrowboat travelling the Oxford Canal. We set off from Claydon on our narrowboat towards Cropredy on the Oxford Canal. We're stopped in our tracks at Claydon Top Lock when we find all the pounds empty. Colin uncovers the story behind the Battle of Cropredy Bridge as we continue our journey across Britain by Narrowboat.
More canal narrowboat history exposed! We uncover a murder and a royal secret on the Oxford Canal as we head from Marston Doles to Fenny Compton to dispose of our rubbish, get water, and find food. We begin in Marston Doles and travel past Priors Hardwick and Wormleighton before stopping in Fenny Compton, only to find the services closed, forcing us to go on to a marina.
Ever wanted to know what it's like to live on a narrowboat? Join us for a day in the life of a narrowboat liveaboard during lockdown as we let the cameras follow us around on a typical day living on the canal.