Family Travels

Conquering Caen Hill Locks

Conquering Caen Hill Locks

Near Devices on the Kennet and Avon Canal, a staggering twenty-nine locks allow narrowboats to ascend or descend the 237ft of Caen Hill in a little over two miles.  I hadn't expected to be operating these on this sunny summer afternoon but what fun it turned out to be, and it’s always great to make new friends. Read more...

Life on a Narrowboat

Life on a Narrowboat

While in the West Country we were invited to spend time on the narrowboat, Escapade, that Graeme and Jayne (left in the photo) passionately call home.  We eagerly accepted their gracious invitation to spend a few hours afloat on the Kennet and Avon Canal as they moved a couple of miles down the bank to another mooring location. Read more....