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Avon Day 9 – Bidford, Binton, and Stratford

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Its Sunday (11th May) and the day has a summery glow. A bright sunny morning and as we are moored at a lockside where nearby shops probably mean wading across the weir, we set off straight after breakfast. Its just after 9am, and round the first corner we meet another narrowboater out and about enjoying […]

Avon – Craycombe to George Billington Lock

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Day 8, May 10th 2008, on the River Avon We Set off from our moorings at Craycombe Turn, which are in themselves great unless you need somewhere with supplies or even a nearby pub, on another sunny morning. This is a nice rural section of the river, which keeps itself to itself. After a while […]

Day 7 Tewkesbury to Craycombe

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

We spent the morning around Tewkesbury before setting off back up the Avon just after 11:30. We first stopped for pump-out and fuel, mooring next to a guy cleaning his boat (looks better speeded up!), since places to do this further on are limited. Also speed upstream can be limited by strong flows in the […]