When it comes to the old traditional ways of life, there are few examples that are compatible with the day-to-day living of the 21st Century. However, there is an exception, where ancient practices go hand-in-hand with all the advantages of modern technology and for the thousands of people inBritain today who live aboard narrowboats on the nation's inland waterways, there is nothing to compare with the delights of a life afloat. Join this journey of discovery on the canals and rivers of Great Britain to enter an almost secret world that despite being so firmly rooted in the past is definitely set fair for the future.
Packed with information for would-be 'Liveaboards', covering everything from costs and legal requirements through to the type of craft available, there’s also plenty of opportunity to take to the water and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the British countryside. Whether you dream of living on a narrowboat or have simply wondered what it would be like to continuously cruise the waterways, this program has something for everyone, offering an up-close and personal view of a very different way of life.