Wolverhampton Level Cruise

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Life’s been busy and it seems I haven’t posted a video in a while (in fact as I’ve got several unprocessed journey’s I haven’t bothered capturing recent trips out), but I’ve missed doing them, so as I had a few spare days, decided to process another. The last video took us in a circular route […]

Litter Strewn BCN (D4 continued)

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

On the 16th March we were cruising through Birmingham, my previous post described our trip along the Tame Valley Canal, and now the diary continues. The cruise along the Tame Valley was very straight forward, and at the junction we turned south towards Pudding Green Junction. Last July we had taken the TVC route and […]

D4 Birmingham Circular

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

We had spent the night of 15th moored at Cuckoo Wharf, and can recommend it as a secure site, though off-site amenities are limited – there’s a take-away and a Working Men’s Club for food, though I suppose you could walk to Star City and go to the cinema. We set off just after 9am, […]

D3 Urban Birmingham on the GUC

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

We stopped for a very quick lunch, see my previous post for details of the morning trip, it had being prepared on the move as we didn’t want to delay too long. Catherine-de-Barnes is seen as the last place on the GUC to be able to moor safely on non-secure moorings and advice seems to […]

D3 Heading into Birmingham

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Each time I’ve gone into or from Birmingham taking a southern route , I’ve always taken the Stratford Canal route, which although longer does mean safe moorings are available a short day’s cruise from the city centre. This time I opted to take the Grand Union Canal route in, because we’re moving bases so it […]