Monthly Archives: July 2013

Stats & Lyme Park

Some stats for you.  My brother commented that this was the slowest pub crawl on record.  He may have a point looking at the travel stats.  Since we moved on-board, 105 days ago, we have to date: Travelled  255 miles, … Continue reading

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4 days in one post!

And now I will be up to date – for the time being. Our plans to go to Buxton and Lyme Park had to be put on hold as our batteries failed.  I think they have been on the way … Continue reading

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Higher Poynton

Moved on this morning and waited our turn to fill with water.  And waited and waited.   The water point was on the other side of the bridge to us and close to a marina.  In the end we doubled … Continue reading

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Macclesfield and White Nancy

We left the mooring at Rowness Bridge and continued on to Macclesfield.   An easy run up the only locks (12 of them) on the Macclesfield Canal.  It’s beautiful countryside around here, we are on the outskirts of Cheshire.   … Continue reading

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Mow Cop Castle

Mow (like Cow) Cop. An  early start this morning as the walk was going to be strenuous, but the good news was that it was quite cool and overcast.  We were aiming for Mow Cop Castle – which is actually … Continue reading

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Little Morton Hall

Another day of not travelling very far.  I think we only moved about 3 miles from yesterdays mooring.   We’d had a spot we were thinking of stopping at as there were a couple of things we were hoping to … Continue reading

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Harecastle Tunnel

We had an early-ish start today trying to miss the hot weather.  It was only a short trip to the queue for the Harecastle Tunnel.  It is monitored by CRT personnel.  We had the briefing and passed the boat requirements. … Continue reading

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