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The Mill Adventure Base – Narrowboat Gold residential

The Mill Adventure Base as an Approved Activity Provider, in partnership with the Nottingham Narrow Boat Project is proud to offer you the opportunity to complete the residential section of your gold DofE award on board one of two 70’ narrowboats. The boat project has over several decades established itself as one of the most respected community boat projects in the country.
• Complete the National Community Boats’ Association (NCBA) Boat Handling Course (BHC)
• Five days & four-night full board accommodation on one of two 70-foot narrowboats
• All course materials & certificate upon successful course completion
• All facilities on-board
• A great opportunity to wind down and try something different

Starting from historic Nottingham, you will travel on the Beeston canal and onto the River Trent through urban and countryside environments to the River Soar towards Loughborough before returning to base.
You will also learn something about the history and culture of the canals, get involved with the general housekeeping, cooking and cleaning of the boat, working and socialising as a team with your fellow boat mates.
Nottingham has excellent public transport links to enable you to arrive at the Narrowboat project base conveniently.

For further information:
Phone: 01623 556110
Email: [email protected]

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