We managed to escape to the country and are loving Highland living. The sun's out, spring is coming and we're building a new life in the Highlands of Scotland. Today we plan where we're going to be keeping the chickens, goats and bees, and Colin goes kayaking to explain what led us to this new life in Highland Scotland.
Shaun gets a bit too excited when his wheelbarrow arrives, ending in a race that goes horrifically wrong! An Aurora Borealis is forecast near our home in Scotland so we go chasing the Northern Lights! Colin learns how to photograph them and takes some spectacular shots over the Highland's night sky. We also start work on our new small-holding, clearing land in preparation for the arrival of our livestock.
After three years of living on a narrowboat we're building a new self sufficient life in Scotland. We've swapped our canal narrowboat for an acre of land where we're going to raise livestock, grow our own food, and learn the basics of self-sufficiency.
If you're thinking of a UK boating holiday this year, check out our Top 5 City Canal Narrowboat Holiday Destinations! We'll give you the lowdown on the best cities to visit and the best UK canals to choose for a memorable city canal narrowboat holiday.
If you're thinking of a UK boating holiday this year, check out our Top 5 Canal Narrowboat Holiday Destinations! We'll give you the lowdown on the most scenic places to visit and the best UK canals to choose for a peaceful, countryside narrowboat holiday.
If you've been inspired to try a narrowboat holiday, watch this before hiring a canal narrowboat! We've created this episode for 'narrowboat newbies' and it's full of advice for hiring a canal boat. Boating holidays in the UK are on the rise and it can be daunting for first-time boaters so we've answered the most commonly asked ten questions to ease the nerves and make for an exciting holiday!