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Things to do in the UK in May

We love May in the UK. It’s the official start of spring. Daylight hours last longer, the April showers ease away and the countryside, with all its wildlife and flora, bursts into life. So what is there to do in the UK in May where we can make the most out of this month?

Stratford Upon Avon

Top scenic views from the canal side

The most striking aspect of a narrowboat holiday in the UK is the unique canal side view that each day offers.

Harecastle tunnel

Harecastle Tunnel – new booking procedure

For the 2021 season the Canal & River Trust has implemented new operating times to travel through the Harecastle Tunnel and afternoon passages need to be pre-booked.

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Barging in Britain: Now and Then 2020