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Stratford to Wilmcote – the Shakespeare leg

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Day 10 of our cruise sees us leave the River Avon and re-enter the canal system. We awoke to a bright and sunny morning, people walking in the parkland adjacent and birds swimming about on the water. After a walk into town to visit a few shops, we got on our way just after 1pm. […]

May Cruise Day 3 Stratford upon Avon

Monday, September 1st, 2008

We started the day late, since it was raining when we awoke, but set off once the rain cleared. Studying the Nicholson over breakfast showed we had 11 miles and 24 locks left on this canal, but whether we did it all on one day depended on the weather (or how hardy we felt if […]