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Barton Marina Joins Lakeland Leisure Estates
Barton Marina Joins Lakeland Leisure Estates
We are excited to introduce Barton Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal as our newest member of the Lakeland Leisure family. Barton is our fifth inland marina and the very first to offer residential moorings.
A guide to cruising speeds and passing moored boats
A guide to cruising speeds and passing moored boats
'Wash' refers to the waves created by your boat's movement, and too much of it can disturb your fellow boaters, harm wildlife and erode banks. Let's talk about wash and how to be mindful of it to protect our canals and respect our fellow boaters.
How living by water benefits your mental health
How living by water benefits your mental health
As a boater you'll intuitively know that being among nature is good for you. But did you know a recent study has proved that spending time by canals and rivers is linked to feeling happy and healthy?
Benefits to using an E-moped when in the Costa-del-sol
Benefits to using an E-moped when in the Costa-del-sol
traveling though the towns and along the coast on a scooter is the best way to see the sites.
Things To Do This Autumn In Essex
Things To Do This Autumn In Essex
Seeking the perfect autumn escape? Look no further than Roydon Marina Village, a stunning holiday park in the heart of the Lee Valley Regional Park, surrounded with picturesque scenery and a variety of activities and attractions.
6 Unique Autumn Breaks In The Yorkshire Dales That You've Never Thought About
6 Unique Autumn Breaks In The Yorkshire Dales That You've Never Thought About
Our top 3 boats to see at Southampton Boat Show 2022
Our top 3 boats to see at Southampton Boat Show 2022
The Southampton Boat Show is the UK’s largest boat show and has been running since 1968. It’s a great place to find all kinds of boats and yachts, from sailing boats to powerboats. This year we are excited to be attending on not one stand but two.
THINGS TO DO THIS AUTUMN IN CHESTER AND CHESHIRE
THINGS TO DO THIS AUTUMN IN CHESTER AND CHESHIRE
SEE OUR TOP THINGS TO DO THIS AUTUMN IN AND AROUND CHESHIRE
Why Tattenhall Marina is one of the best Marinas for Winter Moorings
Why Tattenhall Marina is one of the best Marinas for Winter Moorings
As the nights start to set in and the days become shorter, you may start to consider where to moor this winter. Look no further that Tattenhall Marina where a winter mooring, provides a safe and secure place to shelter over the colder months. Situated in the heart of rural Cheshire and occupying a stunning location just 9 miles from the historic city of Chester, the Marina offers berths ranging from 30ft to 70 ft. Moorings start from just £432 for a three-month period.
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Her lifetime commitment to public service and her reassuring presence led to the unwavering respect and deep affection in which the Queen was held. We send our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family for their loss.
Boating Safety: Accidents & Risks
Boating Safety: Accidents & Risks
While boating accidents and injuries are rare, a small amount of people do get hurt annually which is why it’s so important to stay safe and aware no matter how experienced you are. This guide compiles important safety information from the Canal & River Trust to identify the causes of accidents and how to prevent them, so you can enjoy your waterways adventure as safely as possible.
The Basics of Boat Handling
The Basics of Boat Handling
Are you interested in sailing a narrowboat for the first time, but not sure what you need to know? This guide covers advice from the Canal & River Trust all about the basics of how to handle your boat, so that you can take to the waterways with confidence. A day on the water offers a truly wonderful opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, enjoy quality time with family and friends, and explore another side to the charming British countryside. If you are hiring one of our narrowboats at Saul Junction or Tattenhall Marina, our team will give you full instructions on the use and handling of your vessel, and the safety features on-board.
Things to do with kids near Chester
Things to do with kids near Chester
If you looking for your next UK staycation maybe something to do at half term, we have been doing our research and have tried and tested a ton of things near to Tattenhall Marina the you can enjoy with your kids.
Weddings After 19th July: What Are The New Wedding Rules In The UK?
Weddings After 19th July: What Are The New Wedding Rules In The UK?
You may have noticed the media reporting about weddings after 19th July. Let me fill in the gaps for you. If you are thinking of getting married in the future then these new wedding rules are extremely relevant to you.
Roydon Marina Village's Annual Owners Event is back!
Roydon Marina Village's Annual Owners Event is back!
Join us on Saturday 3rd September for a fun filled night of entertainment with Tom Brace Magician's fantastic table magic and Live music
Things To Do in Yorkshire Dales: Our Top 10
Things To Do in Yorkshire Dales: Our Top 10
Whether you're glamping, staying in one of our luxury lodges, or have a room booked at The Gamekeeper’s Inn, we’ve compiled the perfect itinerary for things to do in the Yorkshire Dales
The Best Canal Holiday Destinations for 2022
The Best Canal Holiday Destinations for 2022
Check out our guide on the top canal holiday destinations to visit in 2022. Explore Britain by canal this summer
The Best Canal Holiday Destinations for 2022
The Best Canal Holiday Destinations for 2022
Check out our guide on the top canal holiday destinations to visit in 2022. Explore Britain by canal this summer
Celebrate Mother's Day at The Gamekeeper's Inn
Celebrate Mother's Day at The Gamekeeper's Inn
Show your mum how special she is and help us treat her at The Gamekeeper’s Inn.
Valentine's Day Unique Stay
Valentine's Day Unique Stay
Find out about our unique floating pod stays this Valentines Day
Romantic breaks this Valentine's Day
Romantic breaks this Valentine's Day
Find out about our
How to Make Your Boat more Festive
How to Make Your Boat more Festive
Want to know how to make your boat more festive this Christmas? Check out our 2021 Christmas decor guide for canal boats!
The Gamekeeper’s Inn 2021 Christmas Menu
The Gamekeeper’s Inn 2021 Christmas Menu
Check out The Gamekeeper’s Inn 2021 Christmas Menu to see what delicious food we have to offer this festive season.
Decorating your Boat this Christmas
Decorating your Boat this Christmas
Are you looking for Christmas inspiration for your narrowboat? Check out our 2021 Christmas decor guide for canal boats!
The Canal Watch Volunteers making London’s Canals Safer
The Canal Watch Volunteers making London’s Canals Safer
Meet the volunteers working together to make London’s canal network safer for everyone
Did you know about North Yorkshire’s native Salmon population?
Did you know about North Yorkshire’s native Salmon population?
Did you know about North Yorkshire’s native Salmon population which returns to the area each Autumn? | Long Ashes Park
As Autumn returns to the Yorkshire Dales, so do the Salmon!
As Autumn returns to the Yorkshire Dales, so do the Salmon!
Yorkshire’s native Salmon population returns to the Dales once again, thrilling local nature lovers and visitors alike
Meet the People Making London’s Canals Safer
Meet the People Making London’s Canals Safer
Meet the army of volunteers working through the night to make London’s canal network safer for canal users
Surges in Canal Holidays Causes Boat Sales Boom | Roydon Marina Village
Surges in Canal Holidays Causes Boat Sales Boom | Roydon Marina Village
It’s been a big summer for boat sales as more and more holiday makers take to the UK canal networks to enjoy their summer breaks.
Why North Yorkshire has some of the Best Food in the UK
Why North Yorkshire has some of the Best Food in the UK
Visit North Yorkshire to discover some of the very best produce available in the UK. Find out more about dining at Long Ashes Park
Canal Boat Sales Boom as Summer Sees Surge in Canal Holidays
Canal Boat Sales Boom as Summer Sees Surge in Canal Holidays
The summer of 2021 has been huge for the UK canal networks, as boat sales boom and more tourists hit the waters for their holidays.
Autumn Afternoon Teas at The Gamekeeper’s Inn | Long Ashes Park
Autumn Afternoon Teas at The Gamekeeper’s Inn | Long Ashes Park
Enjoy a decadent Afternoon Tea this Autumn at the Gamekeeper’s Inn. Lovingly made from locally sourced produce, served in our Yorkshire pub.
What to do if your Canal Boat Runs Aground | Roydon Marina Village
What to do if your Canal Boat Runs Aground | Roydon Marina Village
If your canal boat runs aground there are a few things you can do to try and free it before you need to call for help
What’s the Difference Between a Lodge and a Caravan
What’s the Difference Between a Lodge and a Caravan
Ever wondered what the difference is between a holiday lodge and a holiday caravan? Long Ashes Park explains...
Canal Boat Troubles - Why Low Water Levels this Summer are Causing Problems
Canal Boat Troubles - Why Low Water Levels this Summer are Causing Problems
Whilst all canal boat owners enjoy the summer sun, a lack of rain and low water levels can cause problems for canal users
Catch up with your Colleagues | Meetings at The Gamekeeper’s Inn
Catch up with your Colleagues | Meetings at The Gamekeeper’s Inn
Spent too long working from home? Need a space to catch up with your colleagues or work team? Join us at The Gamekeeper’s Inn
This Project will Boost Tourism for Walkers and Cyclists in Yorkshire
This Project will Boost Tourism for Walkers and Cyclists in Yorkshire
The Skipton Gateway Project aims to boost local tourism and make Skipton a better place for walkers and cyclists.
Skipton Gateway Project to Boost Tourism in Yorkshire
Skipton Gateway Project to Boost Tourism in Yorkshire
Improvements to the infrastructure of Skipton could see a huge boost to tourism in the local area and the Yorkshire Dales.
How a Narrowboat Saved this Family £807 per month!
How a Narrowboat Saved this Family £807 per month!
Find out more about how Narrowboat living can help save you hundreds of pounds per month! Lakeland Leisure Boat Sales
Could you Save Money by Living on a Boat?
Could you Save Money by Living on a Boat?
Could you take the leap and save money by living aboard a Narrowboat? Explore the UK from home and save money in the process.
Thinking of Wild Swimming this Summer? Try Essex
Thinking of Wild Swimming this Summer? Try Essex
Wild swimming is the hottest new hobby for 2021, looking for a new site to swim? Check out these Essex hotspots.
Featured Gamekeeper's Wedding
Featured Gamekeeper's Wedding
Felicity & Richard
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Mark Chellingworth
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Mark Chellingworth
We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways. Here are your responses..
Safety First as Tourists Flock to the Yorkshire Dales
Safety First as Tourists Flock to the Yorkshire Dales
Thinking of exploring the Yorkshire Dales this summer? Check out our guide on how to stay safe and enjoy the hills.
How to Stay Safe when Exploring the Yorkshire Dales this Summer
How to Stay Safe when Exploring the Yorkshire Dales this Summer
Thinking of exploring the Yorkshire Dales this summer? Check out our guide on how to stay safe and enjoy the hills.
Rising House Prices sees surge in Popularity of House Boats
Rising House Prices sees surge in Popularity of House Boats
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know house prices are surging in 2021, but what does this mean for house boats?
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Mychelle Colleary
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Mychelle Colleary
We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways. Here are your responses..
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Roger Beattie
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Roger Beattie
We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways. Here are your responses..
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Martin Bunce
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Martin Bunce
We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways. Here are your responses..
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Neil Wright
Boat Owner Questionnaire | Neil Wright
We asked for your help with filling out a questionnaire in which our moorers and visitors could detail life on our beautiful waterways. Here are your responses..