Towpath Talk Links
A place to share advice and knowledge relevant to parenting on board: From "Can I have a homebirth?" to "Where's my nearest canal-side pub with play area?" Ask questions, share photos, post events. Feel free to add your mooring, child-friendly recommendations, family pubs, playgrounds, days out etc. This group is mostly for families already living afloat. If you are considering moving onto a boat, the Residential Boat Owners' Association publication "Living Afloat" is an excellent guide to the practicalities.
A new social networking website dedicated solely to boaters using the inland waterways of the UK, created by waterways users for waterways users. From residential liveaboards, to continuous cruisers, to weekenders or holidaymakers, anyone using the canals and rivers of the UK are welcome. We are a fully independent, non-commercial website, and free-to-use website.
Henley Rowing Association
Wherever in the world you come from ... whatever your age or budget ... whether you already row or not ... HRA offers you a year-round Henley Experience second to none.
Plas Kynaston Canal Group
There's plenty of reasons to visit Cefn Mawr near the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Many of the village’s historic buildings have been transformed thanks to Heritage Lottery funding.
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal sits within a beautiful area of North Wales – find out more about the area’s attractions.
The River Wey & Navigations
Community site about the Wey Valley. With over 250,000 words and more than 500 photos and illustrations, the site has been researched, designed and is actively maintained by volunteers to provide a considerable information resource on a beautiful and fascinating valley set deep in the English countryside, and one that covers three counties.You will find everything from the Wey Valley's history and industry, to its people and wildlife. And they have given you hundreds of links and further sources to investigate.
Other heritage and classic publications for your consideration
A comprehensive boat sales website and a natural extension to Towpath Talk, our highly acclaimed free waterways newspaper. One of the benefits of using our website is that it’s so simple to use and you can load your boats within minutes - handy when you’re busy. We don’t ask that you undertake a lengthy registration, you can even log in with your facebook account. Instead just create your account using your name and e-mail address after your first listing and get selling!
The UK’s biggest and best magazine dedicated to all those in England and around the world who love and live the American Dream. Launched in 1988, Classic American has grown to become the UK’s number one All-American car and lifestyle magazine, that’s also distributed around the world.
Old Glory Magazine
Old Glory is Britain's best selling steam and vintage restoration magazine, encompassing the world of steam power as well as topics as wide ranging as boats, cars, motorbikes, tractors to aircraft. So if it's traction engines in their many forms, steam rollers or stationary steam engines, check it out.
Heritage Railway Magazine
Heritage Railway for news on UK preserved railways and locomotives with links to the railways themselves for more detailed information, plus special trains to see on the national railway.
The Railway Magazine
Britain's best-selling general interest rail title, The Railway Magazine is renowned for its wide-ranging and innovative feature coverage, encompassing historical, nostalgic and overseas subjects as well as contemporary and controversial issues, in addition to superb pictorial content.
Rail Express Magazine
RAIL EXPRESS - Essential reading for today's rail enthusiast and photographer.
Also inside: RAIL EXPRESS Modeller - Diesel & Electric era modelling magazine
Heritage Commercials Magazine
Heritage Commercials magazine is Britain’s brightest full colour magazine for classic and vintage commercial vehicle enthusiasts..
Heritage Commercials magazine celebrates the days when roads were still quiet and lorry driving was fun as well as hard work.
Tractor magazine is a celebration of the farm tractor and its development over a hundred years, and we'll meet owners and restorers and report from the top events -- but there's much more to it than that, as the title implies.
From seed time to harvest, from dairy to stackyard, our farming heritage is as important as the tractors themselves, and in Tractor & Farming Heritage we'll look back to the way things were on the farm between and during the great wars and through to the 1950s and 60s.
Kitchen Garden Magazine
Now becoming increasingly popular is growing fruit and vegetables in your own garden. Kitchen Garden offers a wide range of features and tips on how to produce the very best in the smallest allotments and plots. It doesn't stop there, as Kitchen Garden also offers a wide range of cooking and baking tips - to produce some delicious dishes from home grown stock.
Classic & Modern Motorcycle Publications
Motor Cycle Monthly
Motor Cycle Monthly is Britain’s first, free national motorcycle newspaper; written by enthusiasts for enthusiasts and will be available on the first Friday of each month at the heart of the motorcycle scene – at all the most popular cafes, clubs, rallies, meets, shows, accessory shops...
Old Bike Mart
No.1 for classic classifieds, Old Bike Mart contains hundreds of used classic motorcycles and parts every month - a must see.
The Classic MotorCycle
Old Bike Mart's sister magazine, now over 100 pages packed with reviews, stories, tests, historic information and recommendations.
A magazine where legends truly live on.
From racer tests of historic machinery, written by those who can actually find the limit, to tales of those who made the sport great Classic Racer takes you so close you can actually smell the Castrol R. With the worlds finest archive, and an editorial team who live and breath the sport the only way you'll get closer will be to put on your leathers.
Available from all good newsagents, but you know you'd rather be down at the track, so why not subscribe and save*.
Classic Bike Guide
Classic Bike Guide is a down to earth, practical - and sometimes irreverent - magazine that gets right to the heart of the classic bike world. With a mixture of features, tests, reviews and event reports it is the title that has become a must for the active rider and restorer. Classic Bike Guide magazine - with the biggest and best readers adverts - FREE
Motorcycle Sport & Leisure
Motorcycle Sport & Leisure prides itself on featuring a huge range of motorcycling pursuits, reflecting all aspects of biking and the people that are involved. Combining thorough log-distance tests, terrific touring tales, the latest news and in-depth features about cutting edge developments in both both motorcycles and riding kit, MSL has become the only genuinely viable alternative to the knee-down magazine brigade.
Twist & Go
The new look is fresher, feisty and more suited to the fast moving world of the younger - or younger at heart - rider. The TAG team won't be losing sight of the fact that scooters remain the coolest - and most practical - form of urban transport, but they'll be spreading their wings to sample geared mopeds, learner legal motorbikes, quads, minimotos - in fact anything that's fun and funky on two wheels.
The UK's biggest and best scootering magazine - over 130 pages of top scooter features, reviews, events and the massive 48 page scooter trader.
Scooterist Scene Magazine
Scooterist Scene is a quarterly magazine dedicated purely to the classic & modern scooterist, with a very personal view on scootering events and features. Scooterist Scene is now owned by Mortons Media Group, but still managed and edited by Mau Spencer, with editorial supplied by clubs and writers from across the UK.
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Current Issue: June 2013
♦ Biggest ever edition
♦ Win Wi-Fi for your boat
♦ Mooring rules to change
♦ Olympian helps to open canal visitor centre
♦ Your M&S joins the clean-up
♦ Stillwater asks the questions that you want answers to
♦ 380 boats for sale
• Next issue on sale: June 27, 2013