Entries by Colin & Louise

Narrow boat holiday during Jubilee Weekend

Celebrating the Jubilee weekend with a narrow boat holiday! Chieftain sails from The Old Barn with 3 young happy cruisers on their half-term weeks Narrow boat holiday.  Alice, Ruby and Nathan can’t wait to celebrate and enjoy any festivities along the Oxford canal.

Our weeks narrow boat holiday – Stan & Amy

Canal boat hire. Just come back from a glorious week on Chieftain, on the Oxford Canal. I have to say that my wife and I loved the narrow boat. It drives beautifully, it’s cosy and cute inside and it looks pretty gorgeous with it’s “non-hire-boat” colour scheme. We got a lot of admiring comments from […]

Narrow boat holiday – We’re here to help!

Tell us all about your Narrow boat holiday! This Saturday saw Chieftain set sail on her maiden cruise. (Doubt she will meet any icebergs on the Oxford Canal though!) Not the best week with a lot of rain forecast but with the central heating, it is nice and cozy on-board.  We would like you to send […]

Chieftain canal boat – Tardebigge Flight

Hi all, well we have just completed 77 miles and 147 locks bringing ‘Chieftain’ canal boat back to the ‘Old Barn’ from Stoke Prior.  4 fantastic days with great March sun and temperatures up in the 18 degree region.  Along the way we saw the March hares, March lambs and almost had the canal to […]

Our narrow boat holiday from ‘The Old Barn’

Our Oxford Canal Narrow boat Holiday  We would just like to say a huge thank you to Colin, Louise and Brian for making our narrow boat holiday easy, fun, relaxing, enjoyable and but most of all comfortable! Booking was quick and simple; we just called and spoke to Louise who was more than happy to […]