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A summer cruise on the Thames

Destination: Oxford

Take a hot summer weekend, a spacious river boat and a few friends and family, and you've got all the ingredients for an idyllic weekend messing about on the river Thames

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The Canalside Cafe - warm and cosy with excellent food

A Christmas break in Birmingham?!

Destination: Birmingham

Join me as I fall in love with Birmingham's best winter offerings: the Christmas market and the canal side cafés, and find my preconceptions of Birmingham to be wholly incorrect!

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Ratho

Cruise the Forgotten Canal that links Glasgow to Edinburgh

Destination: Edinburgh

Taking a canal boat from Glasgow to Edinburgh drifts you back through the centuries and reveals an altogether different perspective of central Scotland

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Topsham

Three day trips from Exeter: canal, vineyard & historic port

Destination: Exeter

Exeter is a convenient base to discover the West Country. I would explore a nearby port with its Dutch architecture, savour local wines and follow a canal for a pint at a local

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