Category: Canal Trips

  • Episode 054 – Cruising the Cut

    Episode 054 – Cruising the Cut

    In this episode we continue our cruise along the Oxford Canal, travelling from Somerton Deep Lock to Enslow. We also have a small correction to make from our last video (we confused our Twyfords!). Featuring: Somerton Somerton Deep Lock Heyford Common Lock Heyford Wharf Dashwood’s Lock Northbrook Lock Kirtlington Pigeon’s Lock Enslow

  • Episode 053 – It Takes Two!

    Episode 053 – It Takes Two!

    In this episode we travel from just before Grant’s Lock to Somerton Deep Lock on the Oxford Canal. Join us as we negotiate several locks and lift bridges, as well as some maintenance work. Plus, find out what we made of Twyford. PS – look out for our first attempt at visual effects! Featuring: Nadkey…

  • Episode 52 – Crossing Banbury

    Episode 52 – Crossing Banbury

    Hello everyone, sorry it’s been a little while but unfortunately life got in the way of this latest video. Still, we’re back! Follow us as we travel from Elkington Lock through Banbury, before mooring up just the other side. In this video you will learn some more about Oxford Canal’s great history, and see some…

  • Episode 051 – Lock Lobster

    Episode 051 – Lock Lobster

    In this episode we continue our journey back down the Oxford Canal, passing through the Claydon lock flight. We also find a special guest star – watch the whole video to find out. Featuring: Fenny Marina Fenny Compton Tunnel Claydon Lock Flight

  • Episode 50 – Half Way There!

    Episode 50 – Half Way There!

    Welcome to our 50th episode! In this episode we reach our turning point on the Oxford Canal and start to make our way back towards Oxford. Filmed last Autumn, this section of the journey covers: The Napton Lock Flight Marston Doles Locks

  • Episode 49 – Turning Point

    Episode 49 – Turning Point

    In this episode we pass Napton Junction and find our most northerly turning point. At this turning point we have a very close encounter of the narrowboat kind… watch on to find out. Featuring: Marston Doles Locks Greens Lock Napton Locks Napton Marina Napton Junction

  • Episode 48 – It isn’t a race, is it?

    Episode 48 – It isn’t a race, is it?

    This episode we experience train travel, both old and new as we pass beneath the long ruined East & West Junction Railway and moor up next to the yet to be completed HS2 development. We also encounter another boat moving about on the canal (quite an unusual sight on this trip), and are followed by…

  • Episode 47 – A Fresh Start

    Episode 47 – A Fresh Start

    Join us on the Oxford Canal, in our little blue narrowboat (Hertford). This time we travel from Banbury to Claydon, via Cropredy. It’s a rather chilly start, but the sun comes out eventually. Featuring: Banbury Kings Sutton Lock / Tarver’s Lock Grant’s Lock Tooley’s Boatyard Sovereign Wharf Little Bourton Lock Slat Mill Lock Cropredy Lock…

  • Episode 46 – To The End Of The Day

    Episode 46 – To The End Of The Day

    In this episode we travel along the Oxford Canal from Northbrook to Banbury, on a warm and gentle afternoon. We were rewarded with a superb sunset at the end of the day. Featuring: Northbrook Dashwood’s Lock Mill Lift Bridge Lower Heyford Allen’s Lock Upper Heyford Heyford Common Lock Somerton Deep Lock Aynho Aynho Wharf Belcher’s…