Monthly Archives February 2017

10 great reasons to book an Oxford Canal boat holiday in 2017

1. Try something different New experiences are what makes a holiday memorable. So why not go for a change of environment, and try your hand at some new skills such as how to drive a narrowboat and how to operate a lock? If you haven’t rented a canal boat before please don’t be put off – it’s very straightforward! (You may be interested to know that over 50% of our customers are first-timers.) As part of the handover  process we will guide you through the first stages on board, take you through a lock and explain in great detail the ‘Do’s
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Tips for winter cruising

Wrap up warm and grab the tiller! Winter cruising is a real treat – the beautiful crisp winter air, quiet canals and reduced prices make for an exhilarating experience. Don’t just take our word for it. Canal Boat magazine published an article in December 2016 extolling the virtues of winter cruising. All our boats are cosy and warm, and some even have wood burners. To check availability please visit our individual boat pages or call us now on 01865 554343.
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