Cruising UK Canals and Avoiding High Waters

During July we, (myself, Jon, our two dogs and two cats) set off again, on our annual cruise from our mooring in South Yorkshire, in our home on the water.  Last year, we travelled up to York and loved every minute of it.  This time, we said we’d like to explore other areas of the canal system,…

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We Made It To York!

Last Summer we took our first big cruise from South Yorkshire to York in our floating home.  By car it would take around an hour to get to York from where we have our permanent mooring in South Yorkshire, but on our canal boat last summer, we enjoyed a leisurely week or so of cruising, with…

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A Slow Meander to York – Part 4 – Enjoying Naburn and On To York

Here’s Part 4 of our ‘Slow Meander to York’.    Naburn Lock to York We enjoyed a great cruise from Rotherham to York. If you’d like to catch up with our big canal journey then below is; Part 1 – A Bumpy Start Part 2 – A Challenge On The Selby Canal Part 3 – Tackling Our Tidal Fear…

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A Slow Meander to York – Part 3 – Tackling Our Tidal Fear

  Here’s Part 3 of our ‘Slow Meander to York’.   Selby Lock to Naburn Lock If you’ve read parts 1 & 2 of our cruise to York, I would firstly like to thank you for persevering, reading my ramblings and secondly, you may have realised we were not looking forward to The River Ouse part, because we’re […]

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A Slow Meander to York – Part 2 – The Selby Canal & Our First Challenge

We bought ‘Head in the Clouds’, over sixteen years ago, she was an empty rusty shell and has been transformed into our home.  There are still many things needing to be done to her, but we were able to move aboard last October and so far, we love living the boat life. You can read this…

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Wordless Wednesday – Anyone for an ice-cream?

The Full Moo – This beautiful boat is an Ice-cream shop 🙂 The Ice-cream seller cruises around York on the River Ouse selling ice cream to boaters and people on the banks.  Isn’t this a fantastic idea? 🙂  

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