Narrowboat in Cheshire – No 3 in the Times’ “best new year party places to stay”

Today the Times lists their 20 best new year party places, and a boating holiday from Middlewich takes third place; only Scotland and Oxford rate higher.  See the whole article here:  http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/travel/where_to_stay/article6933328.ece 3 Narrowboat cruise in Cheshire Make a splash at new year (though, not literally) and rent a narrowboat, which sleeps 12, to explore…

BW Mooring Auction – Zulu is on the move

Middlewich no more! Last month I tested the new BW Mooring Auction system for the first time and as a result Zulu will soon have a new mooring at Uxbridge Lock, Grand Union Canal.  Even though the Middlewich mooring is much cheaper, the cost of getting there is quite prohibitive, and we have had our fun…

Self Service on the Thames

Its nice to see that British Waterways are not the only ones who can waste money through board room decsions that don’t work in practice. In the last 18 months, the Environment Agency has placed a sign at each end of every lock on the Thames to indicate whether a lock keeper is on duty. …