• Skipton


          Skipton is a classic market town with a market on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday so it always feels busy. It has lots of eating places and individual shops and it really makes a feature of its’ […]

  • Gargrave 13 August 2016

    Gargrave 13 August 2016

    A different sort of arched bridge……. Gargrave is the sort of village everyone would like to live in.  The village hall noticeboard advertises many activities for all ages. Anchor lock with Premier Inn The raincoat and scarf gives some indication of […]

  • Foulridge and Barnoldswick

    Foulridge and Barnoldswick

    Warning! Foulridge tunnel entrance – 1640 yards of dripping darkness! Tunnel exit Barnoldswick hanging baskets in the bus shelter Note the wording on the bus! Flower bed in canal boat Barnoldswick is apparently in floral competition with neighbouring towns    

  • Barrowford


    Barrowford reservoir from mooring Barrowford mooring above reservoir early morning Barrowford mooring exterior Matilda interior Barrowford begonias Barrowford bridges – roe deer lurking in bushes!

  • Recent photos 1 -9 August 2016

    Recent photos 1 -9 August 2016

      Leaving Blackburn Restored wharf Blackburn The very lovely Reedley Marina Gasometer  

  • The Journey 9th – 17 August 2016

    We left Reedley Marina, Burnley, after the electrician and the engineer and had sorted out the bow thruster fuse and rudder position! We refuelled with 64 litres of diesel at £64. We spotted two beautiful gasometers en route. At 1.25 […]

  • Reedley Marina

    This is located in Burnley and the milepost reads Liverpool 75 Leeds 52 1/4 miles. It’s a really stunning marina that is beautifully kept with lawns and flowers where a natural hillside slopes down to the canal. Gary the engineeer […]


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