The canal is frozen and the snow is falling. In this episode we'll show you how to survive the freezing winter on a narrowboat. We'll answer your questions such as is it cold on a narrowboat in the winter? How do you get supplies when the canal is frozen? Plus loads more! Find out everything you'll need to know as a continuous cruiser on a canal narrowboat to survive the freezing winter conditions!
Join us as we conclude our amazing 1,000 mile narrowboat adventure of a lifetime, looking back on our most memorable moments of the first twenty-months living on our canal narrowboat. In this episode we leave the Peak Forest Canal, heading for Middlewich, Nantwich, and down the Shropshire Union Canal towards Birmingham. We visit a flooded Stratford upon Avon, then head towards London.
Join us on our incredible 1,000 mile narrowboat adventure as we look back on the journey of a lifetime! We'll show you our most memorable moments of the first twenty-months since launching our canal narrowboat. We'll let you in on a few untold secrets, some moments we regret, and a few that we'd love to re-live! Find out what it's REALLY like living and constantly cruising on a canal narrowboat on the UK's 2,000 miles of navigable waterways.
Narrowboat vs Train! With the River Churnet in flood, Colin takes a driver's cab train ride to Kingsley & Froghall on the Churnet Valley Railway. It's too dangerous to take our narrowboat onto the flooded river so we pay a visit to Cheddleton Station where Jack shows Colin around the engine sheds, jumps aboard a steam locomotive, and checks out the restoration of some old carriages before warming up one of their diesel locomotives and going on a private ride, taking in the
It's a question we are asked regularly. How to drive a narrowboat in reverse. So, during our canal ride to Cheddleton on the Caldon Branch of the Trent & Mersey Canal, Colin demonstrates how he drives the boat in reverse. We moor over not one, not two, but THREE aqueducts before heading south east towards the Cheddleton Flint Mill and the Churnet Valley Railway before mooring overnight at the Boat Inn at Cheddleton.