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Canal boating in Cambridge

7 facts you didn’t know about Cambridge Cambridge is perhaps best known for being a university city. It lies in East Anglia, on the River Cam, about 50 miles north of London. 1. Punting along the River Cam in Cambridge is famous. However did you…

Barging Around Britain with John Sergeant

Set this date in your diary – on the 13th February 2015 a new eight-part ITV series “Barging Around Britain” will see John Sergeant tour Britain’s iconic waterways via a narrow boat. The former political journalist (and who can forget Strictly?) will go on a…

A Romantic Retreat for Valentines

Escape on your own mini ‘love-boat’ from our Clifton-Upon-Dunsmore base in Warwickshire. It’s a perfect Valentines treat for those looking for a romantic hide-away in the countryside. Black Prince narrowboats are fully equipped with all the essential mod cons, including central heating, hot showers, flat-screen…

e-canalmapp cruising guides for your Smartphone

Black Prince are pleased to announce they now offer the e-canalmapp cruising guides for your Smartphone – Regional ‘mApps’ for Android, iPhone and iPad, covering all our hire bases for just £5.99 a region. Location-based with no need for internet connection, you can view your…

Top Attractions on the Warwickshire Ring

The Warwickshire Ring is popular to canal boaters due to its circular route and mixture of beautiful rural landscapes mixed with bustling city life. You can complete the Warwickshire ring over seven days with some serious cruising (you’ll need to average eight hours a day),…

Leighton-Linslade Canal Festival 2014

Head north from our London canal boat hire base and you can cruise along the Grand Union Canal towards the pretty market town of Leighton Buzzard. This historic area is not only home to some scenic views and great waterside pubs but each year at…

A FAB festival in Middlewich

If you were lucky enough to be canal boating in Cheshire this past weekend (13th – 15th June) then no doubt you would have come across the Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival, otherwise known quite charmingly as ‘FAB’!. This annual June festival centres on the…