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Residential opportunities with Nottingham Narrowboat Project

Hop on-board one of our 70ft narrowboats for a 5-day 4 night residential experience never to forget!

October Half Term 2017:

 23rd October – 27th October 2017

 30th October –  3rd November 2017


19th February – 23rd February 2018

9th April – 13th April 2018

30th July – 3rd August 2018
6th – 10 August 2018
13th – 17th August 2018
20th – 24th August 2018
27th – 31st August 2018

While on the residential you will be able to gain your ‘Boat Handling Course’ (BHC) Certificate, which is endorsed by the National Community Boats Association (NCBA). Skills learnt will include boat handling, lock work, waterways safety and you will experience what life is like on the waterways, all set in an informal and relaxed environment.

The cost of the residential is £295, which includes meals, accommodation, use of specialist equipment, instruction by our experienced and qualified skippers and certification with the NCBA.

No experience necessary!

Don’t just take our word for it! Comments from our residentials:

“I had so much fun on the residential – it was a lot better than I expected and I would definitely recommend it!” Gold DofE participant Kent.

“The residential was a very good experience, I would definitely recommend it. The trainers were both very knowledgeable and approachable.” Gold DofE participant, Nottingham.

Places are limited so if you would like to book a place or if you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact us on: [email protected]