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The Canals And Canal Boats DVD

Actors: Brian Glover
Format: Black & White, Colour, Full Screen, PAL
Language English
Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 1
Classification: Exempt
Studio: Castle Home Video
DVD Release Date: 25 Aug 2003
Run Time: 58 minutes


Narrowboat - Discovery

Join Master craftsman Alan Herd as he journeys around the canals and waterways of Britain in search of surviving examples of boat building craft and restores and old 70 foot working boat into a state of the art floating holiday home.

Narrowboat celebrates the enchanting industrial past of Britains canals and also looks to the future as Alan fulfils a life-long ambition by painstakingly converting an 80 year old traditional working boat into a truly 21st Century luxury vessel.

By design, the boat Alan is converting will maintain its authentic 1930's look. Step below decks however, and the boat will offer the ultimate in cruising luxury, with hardwood used throughout, a state of the art audio visual system, leather upholstery, stunning bathroom and luxurious bedroom.

Narrowboat follows Alan through the transformation process and then on to IWA National boat show in a bid to win first prize for his efforts...


This 3 disk set covers the three main sections that comprise the Grand Union Canal, from Braunston to Brentford, Braunston to Birmingham, and the Leicester section from Braunston to the River Trent.

Disk 1: Grand Union from Braunston to Birmingham covers the section that was widened and deepened to 70 tonne standard in the 1930's.

Disk 2: The Grand Union Southern Section covers the section that was the Grand Junction Canal from Braunston to Brentford.

Disk 3: The Leicester Section covers the narrow gauge waterway through Watford locks and Foxton locks from Braunston to Market Harborough, and then the wide beam section to join the River Soar at Leicester, and on down to the junction with the River Trent.

The Llangollen Canal DVD

This programme takes the viewer on a spectacular journey on one of the most beautiful of all the British Narrow Canals, from the Cheshire Plain to the Dee Valley.

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