With more and more people looking to live on the water we answer your most EMBARRASSING Questions about Living on a Narrowboat! How do you get post? How do you see a Doctor or get a prescription? Does the boat rock when... You know! Find out all the awkward and embarrassing facts you'll ever need to know about living on a narrowboat.
We're in Whaley Bridge Basin and Colin head's off to explore a chilling plane crash, the abandoned site of the B29 'Over Exposed' air disaster on Bleaklow in the Peak District. We're also enjoying the sights and history of Whaley Bridge on the Peak Forest Canal including the Transhipment Warehouse. Colin updates us on the work to repair Toddbrook Reservoir, which almost collapsed in August 2019 after heavy rain washed away part of the dam wall.
Thinking about buying a narrowboat? Ever wondered how much does it cost to live on a canal narrowboat? In this episode we'll tell you exactly how much it's cost us to live on our canal boat over the last year. From choosing your narrowboat (barge), to having a survey, getting a licence, insurance, the cost of fuel, diesel, coal, gas, and everything else you'll need to fork out when you live on the canals.
Join us for a hysterical narrowboat adventure to Bugsworth Basin on the Peak Forest Canal. Colin uncovers a mountain of history about Furness Vale, Bridgemont, Whaley Bridge, and Bugsworth Basin as we take our narrowboat down the canal. Told in a way only Colin can tell, Shaun can't keep a straight face and collapses in repeated fits of giggles and hysterics!