Saturday, 26 March 2011

Norbury Junction to Market Drayton

What a difference a day makes, yesterday we were dressed in t-shirts and having to put on sun cream. Today there was a fair chill in the air resulting in coats, hats and gloves, trying to keep warm. We have cruised through some of the infamous cuttings on the Shropshire Union canal and the picturesque flight of Tyrley locks. Mooring for the night at Market Drayton to enable us to drop Dave off to get back to his car.

004 Probably the most photographed bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal, no 39 Grub Street Cutting


The former Cadbury factory at Knighton. There was still a strong smell of chocolate in the air from the new factory in the background


Windsong going past the landslide in Woodseaves Cutting


Woodseaves Cutting


Tyrley locks, a flight of five locks



We have spent an enjoyable few days with our friend Dave


p-millhouse said...

remember going through this area with you,some time ago.

Ali and John said...

I blame Ian for getting his shorts out! You had a great start though, I am sure it will be back to sunshine now the weekend is over and we are back at work!

Some great photo's!