Brenda and Richard were owners of Narrowboat Swallow for 22 years
since her launch in May 1994 until 2016
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Napton Junction to Coventry March 2014
Cruised from Wigrams Turn Marina at Napton Junction to The Folly pub below Napton Locks. Then back and on to Braunston then the North Oxford Canal through Hawkesbury Junction into Coventry Basin.
In and around Brum August 2007 Hockley Heath into Gas Street in Birmingham (Brum). Back again and down the Lapworth, Kingswood Junction. Joined the Grand Union Canal at Knowle locks into Brum again via Farmers Bridge locks.
North Stratford Canal August 2006 from Hockley Heath to Kingswood Junction. Joined the Grand Union canal north through Knowle locks.
Worcester and Birmingham Canal April 2006 to Alvechurch and back up to Gas Street Basin, Birmingham
Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater Canals December 2005 Including the “famous falling in incident”
Calder and Hebble Canal June 2004 from Sowerby Bridge Wharf
Rochdale Canal March 2004
Midlands to London 1995
Cruised from Stockton Top down the Grand Union Canal to London.
From Bulls Bridge in Hayes through Regents Park Zoo and Camden into Limehouse Basin in Docklands. Out on the Thames under Tower Bridge and past the Houses of Parliament.