Trip 2021 – Week 8

Day 50: After a couple of days of terrible hayfever, I can start to breathe a bit. We had a ridiculously funny walk back from Bex & Curly's, drunkenly giggling like schoolkids as we charged down the hill through fields and alleys, across bridges to get down to the canal. I didn't think anything of … Continue reading Trip 2021 – Week 8

Tixall Wide to Penkridge

Today's ridiculously wet Journey: We knew today would be a wet one so we suited appropriately and set off. I do love how some locks get to have a lock cottage, dates back to when most locks were manned. Noticed a first as we went passed a boat with a massive cage on the … Continue reading Tixall Wide to Penkridge

Aston to Tixall Wide

Our few hours boating can be seen here: We have been following the A51 and the West Coast mainline for a little while now but today we chuckled as we don't think the railway can get any closer! We were headed to the Tixall Wide, a lovely spot to take a couple of days … Continue reading Aston to Tixall Wide