narrow boat


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a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

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UNDERCOVER DINERS' The judges said: "The Narrow Boat at Weedon gives its customers the chance to watch the canal flow past as they enjoy an elegant Sunday lunch.
He has set up a company, North East Narrow Boats and has nearly completed a handmade narrow boat at a yard in the Swales Industrial Estate, near Howdon Lane.
Narrow Boat described that 'little world', lamenting the consequences of declining freight use, including the threatened losses of water space, historic environments, vessels, craft skills and ways of life.
Our previous, very positive, experiences were on narrow boats but we find it much more enjoyable on our wide-beam.
Aboard a cosy narrow boat in the sky decked out with glitter means unique sparkle.
Whether you're on the deck of a chugging narrow boat watching the landscape glide by, or taking in the scene of a picturesque stretch of waterway, canals provide a wonderful array of subjects to photograph.
The 70 ft long narrow boat will transport products via the Birmingham Canal network onto the Grand Union Canal towards London, where the boat will then travel via the Regent/Islington and Venice Canals to East London before taking goods into the Olympic site.
1 : a long narrow boat used in the canals of Venice, Italy
The 35ft long narrow boat Millie 1 led the way along part of the route, which runs from Grangemouth, on the Forth, to Bowling.
For $25 one way, they get stuffed into a long, narrow boat with throngs of Cambodians and their crates, caged animals and other baggage.
POLICE and firefighters are investigating a suspected arson attack which destroyed a narrow boat moored on a Birmingham canal near a historic bridge.
Warwick narrow boat hire company Kate Boats was treated to lights, camera and action when ex-professional footballer Dion Dublin arrived to film a sequence of shots going up and down the canal on one of their fleet.
The 60-year-old was honoured by his friends at The Safe Anchor Trust who formed a cortege of narrow boats to carry his specially commissioned coffin, complete with a picture of his beloved narrow boat 'Leet Gi'en', along the Calder and Hebble Navigation.
Together with Llangollen Wharf, we're giving readers the chance to climb aboard the Thomas Telford narrow boat for a Christmas party.
Compared with this time three years ago, more than three quarters (77%) of people from here are more likely to go on a narrow boat holiday in the UK this summer, with celebrities like Cerys Matthews, pictured, leading the trend by vacationing on the canals of Llangollen.