Sunday, 9 September 2012

A Weeks Cruise to Tixall Wide

Just a short catch up blog to log our very enjoyable cruise to Tixall Wide and back. We had a lovely time in the company of mum and dad and we were very lucky with the weather.

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Our first overnight mooring at the Ragley Boat Stop

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Leaving our overnight mooring at Branston, heading towards Tattenhall Lock

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Morning reflections

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A rare photo of Ian

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Wychnor Lock

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Wychnor Church

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Common Lock, Fradley

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Approaching Fradley Junction

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Moored outside the Plum Pudding, Armitage.

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Haywood Lock

We just managed to moor at Tixall Wide, it is always a popular spot. Ready for our return journey, surprisingly the weather was getting hotter every day. We certainly chose the right week.

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Colwich Lock Cottage

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Mum and Dad looking well

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Colwich Lock

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Local school children’s art mural at Alrewas

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Late evening moored below Stenson Lock. Bbq finished and cleared away, mum busy blackberry picking.

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Heading towards Weston Lock

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Back at Willow Moorings

Photos courtesy of Peter Millhouse

Completed 72 miles and 52 locks

2 comments:

Pip - nb Windsong said...

Glad you had a great week! Wish we had been out too, but too many problems here to deal with!!

peter millhouse said...

thank you for acknowledgement,these photos will serve as a reminder of a great holiday spent with good company.