Canalway Cavalcade in Londons Little Venice

Canalway Cavalcade in Little Venice 2018

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Canalway Cavalcade in Little Venice – the boat festival marks the start of the summer season here in Little Venue and is held over the May Bank Holiday Weekend. As Little Venice is normally a quiet area, this is your one chance to see it in full swing and at the time of writing we […]

Clifton Nursery floating shop

Floating Popup Nursery

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Its about time I started to tell you whats going on in the Little Venice area so for March 2018 here’s a Floating Popup Nursery at Paddington. So today we have something new – Clifton Nursery of Clifton Road, Little Venice have taken over the showroom boat Brunel which is permanently located just outside Paddington […]

Canalway Cavalcade 2015

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Its quite amazing that another year has gone and with the winter almost over, we are all looking forward to another busy summer here in Little Venice. The event which marks the start of the summer is the annual boat festival held over the May Bank Holiday Weekend. As Little Venice is normally a quiet […]

Sunny Winters Day in Little Venice

Winter 2015 on the Regents Canal in Little Venice

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This is a Blog Post and so is likely to become outdated. LAST UPDATED 19-MAR-2015 I get lots of calls regarding public boat trips during the winter, so here’s what is possible right now, from January through to Easter 2015.  A full service from all operators will start in April. Please note that we ourselves […]

Beautifully kept working boats in Canalway Cavalcade

Canalway Cavalcade 2014

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Saturday 3rd May, Sunday 4th May and Monday 5th May 2014 Full details and current program available from the Official Canalway Cavalcade 2014 website Canalway Cavalcade 2014 is almost upon us. For one weekend a year the tranquil waters of Little Venice spring into life with hundreds of visiting canal boats, side shows, stalls, competitions […]

First baby geese of the year - Mother's Day on the Regent's Canal

Mothers Day Cruise 2014

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It’s Mothers Day on Sunday 30th March 2014 and restaurants all over London will be heaving, and I bet you’ve left it too late to arrange that special day out for your mum. Well I may just be able to save you, as we still have a prime time private cruise available for you and […]

The Great Storm!

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We survived relatively unscathed here in Little Venice. The strongest winds since 1986 were forecast on the early morning of 28th October 2013 and sure enough they came! I left Lady A as securely moored as possible and returned the next morning to find everything was fine. A few of our neighbours had a little […]

First gosling of the year in Little Venice

Early summer brings the first goslings

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What a lovely surprise yesterday when the sun came out and the temperature almost reached 20C. It was just like summer! Bigger surprise still was the appearance of the first goslings of the year hatched by our resident pair of Egyptian geese here in Little Venice. They are looking wonderful in the sunshine!

Jason's Trip, Little Venice

Happy Birthday Jason’s Trip

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Whenever you take a trip through Little Venice you are sure to see Jason, a wonderful old narrowboat built in 1904 as a horse drawn boat but long since fitted with a diesel engine and carrying passengers as cargo. Jason has operated as a passenger boat from Little Venice to Camden since 1951 and so this […]