Category Archives: 2020

Trips in 2020

To the Moorings and home

From Snows Bridge No 77 to Tom’s Moorings, a distance of 5 miles, 1¾ flg and 11 locks. The pound didn’t drop at all over night and the flight was very quiet so we quickly got to the top of … Continue reading

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Up to Audlem

From Beeston Stone Lock No 33 to Snows Bridge No 77, a distance of 14 miles, 1¾ flg and 14 locks. Start : Beeston Stone Lock No 33 Finish : Snows Bridge No 77 We got held up at Audlem … Continue reading

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Towards Chester and away again

From Bunbury Railway Bridge No 105A to Beeston Stone Lock No 33, a distance of 19 miles, 1¼ flg and 7 locks. It was cool and damp when we got up and cast off. There were major towpath works going … Continue reading

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To Bunbury and Beyond!

From Povey’s Lock No 13 to Bunbury Railway Bridge No 105A, a distance of 15 miles, ¼ flg and 14 locks. We got up to a non rainy day and set off with no real planned destination for the evening. … Continue reading

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A Hatful of rain

From New Marton Bottom Lock No 2 to Povey’s Lock No 13, a distance of 21 miles, ¼ flg and 7 locks. It basically rained on and off over night, sometimes loud enough to wake us up, and as daylight … Continue reading

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In and out of Wales – Or Three Drunks in a Canoe

From The Queen’s Head PH (Montgomery Canal) to New Marton Bottom Lock No 2, a distance of 21 miles, 2¼ flg and 9 locks. It was a good thing that whilst we were out on the boat England and Wales … Continue reading

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New Waters

From England – Wales Border to The Queen’s Head PH (Montgomery Canal), a distance of 19 miles, 2½ flg and 11 locks. We got up to a slightly misty and damp morning which made the Moss look even more desolate … Continue reading

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Lock opening times and some recalculations.

From Martin’s Bridge No 3 to England – Wales Border, a distance of 18 miles, 4¾ flg and 15 locks. It was a little cool over night but we woke to clearish, sunny skies and headed off up the canal. … Continue reading

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Down and then Up Again

From Tom’s Moorings to Martin’s Bridge No 3, a distance of 14 miles, 6 flg and 26 locks. We travelled up on Friday night and had a pleasant evening on the moorings drinking some bottled beer. We’d left the fridge … Continue reading

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An Autum Jaunt into Wales

Start / Finish : Ladybird Moorings Overnight at : Martin’s Bridge No 3 Overnight at : England – Wales Border Overnight at : The Queen’s Head PH (Montgomery Canal) Overnight at : New Marton Bottom Lock No 2 Overnight at … Continue reading

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