Imagine living in a floating egg on a tidal river, your views ever shifting with the ebb and flow of the tide. Artist Stephen Turner shares his experiences with his invention, The Exbury Egg, and introduces its new home on the Grand Union Canal.
Sounds of the water: Martin Noble
The guitarist with the nature-loving rock group British Sea Power selects the books, poems and songs that connect him to canals and rivers
Britain’s best boat trips: The Pocklington Canal, North East
Damselflies, curlews and ancient humped-back bridges: explore this nature-rich waterway by boat
Britain’s best boat trips: the Lancaster Canal, North West
The Lune Aqueduct, Lancashire hot pot and an ABBA sing-a-long: take an unexpected trip along this charming and remote waterway.
Britain’s best boat trips: the Grand Union Canal, South East
A short trip leaving from a historic and pretty canalside village that takes sightseers into the mouth of the Blisworth Tunnel.