Monthly Archives February 2016

Join Mary Berry on the Oxford Canal

Join national treasure Mary Berry, star of The Great British Bake Off as she enjoys a visit to the Oxford Canal in the latest episode of her new series Mary Berry’s Foolproof Cooking. As well as messing about on the water, Mary tries her hand at a spot of fishing… for crayfish – with impressive results. LINK: Available until 12th March 2016
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We’re featured in National Geographic Traveler magazine!

The February/March 2016 issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine features a great article by Tara Isabella Burton about a leisurely trip up the Oxford Canal on Hertford, one of our luxury narrowboats. Entitled Gently Down The Stream, the article chronicles Tara’s delightful week experiencing the flora, fauna, pubs and people of the Oxford Canal, discovering a different pace of life, and encountering “a different, less straitlaced, way of English life.” As Tara so rightly concludes: “On the water there really is no such thing as a waste of time.” Link: To check availability for Hertford, please click here.
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The South Oxford Canal – a holiday for all seasons

(This article was first published in 2016 and was updated February 2017.) Oxford Canal, February 2016 Our canal boats are available to hire all the year round, and each season on the canal offers a different – but equally wonderful – kind of holiday experience…   Spring on the Oxford Canal The South Oxford Canal offers wonderful holidays all year round; the change in seasons makes for a different kind of holiday. Spring is truly a magical time of year, as the canal-side flora and fauna burst into life. Sheep are lambing, and you will share the water with moorhens, swans,
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