Ford, Flockhart holiday on canal

Screen couple Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart have shunned the fast Hollywood lifestyle in favour of a four-day canal barge cruise in the tranquil British countryside.

Screen couple Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart have shunned the fast Hollywood lifestyle in favour of a four-day canal barge cruise in the tranquil British countryside.

The Indiana Jones star's sailing skills left walkers in Shropshire, England stunned earlier this week when he took to the controls to steer their rented boat along the meandering stream - a talent he was taught before setting off on his adventure with Flockhart and her three-year-old son Liam.

And Ford - whose canal travels mark just part of his extended European holiday with the Ally McBeal actress - quickly put staff at the boat hire firm at ease during his training, by announcing he had previous experience of cruising canals.

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