Derbyshire Holidays

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It feels like it's ages since I last wrote a blog — we've been away in Derbyshire for a week with the children. Funny climate Derbyshire......the rest of the country can be bathed in hot sunshine and Derbyshire seems to remain consistently cooler, cloudier and just that bit wetter.  I should have been suspicious when Angus remarked on how much greener it looked!  That said, it is breathtakingly beautiful and very pleasant.  The children had a great time — the holiday cottages we stayed in had an indoor swimming pool (just a bit cleaner to swim in than the marina!!) and we were a stone's throw from Carsington Reservoir which has a brilliant visitor centre and play area.  It's funny how on holiday you tend to discover new things about each other — this time we discovered that Anna (the 6 year old blonde) is an adrenalin junkie — she made us go on the rollercoaster at Gulliver's kingdom 3 times.  I really don't like rollercoasters but I couldn't wimp out in front of a 6 year old so I just kept my eyes shut, but even I put my foot down when it came to the Pirate Ship — needless to say Angus reckons I owe him big time for that one..........

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Janet: Thu 01 Feb

You'd normally expect January to be a pretty quiet time of year for a marina, but not for us! Where can I start? Well first we headed off to the London Boat Show to pick up the Runner Up prize in the Marina of the Year Awards in a very hotly contested Inland category. I can't believe we've now been in the top two for fours years in a row. This year the boat show sported a new five...

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Janet: Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm

Marine Engineer WantedTo join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team at our busy narrowboat marina on the Shropshire Union. This is a full time position, although part time hours may be considered for the right applicant and we can offer good pay and working conditions. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage...

London Boat Show 2018
Janet: Thu 18 Jan

We are pleased to announce that Overwater was awarded Runner Up in the 2018 TYHA Marina of the Year Awards. The Inland category is a very competitive one so we are delighted with this result, not least as it is our 4th year in the top two! Janet and Angus Maughan recently attended the London Boat Show for the award presentation. Huge thanks must go to everyone who voted for...

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Busy, busy, busy
Thu 01 Feb
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Marine Engineer Vacancy
Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan
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