• Windsor to Maidenhead 27 July 2017

    Windsor to Maidenhead 27 July 2017

    Moored in Windsor Met some lovely people including the charming mooring warden who came along by boat to collect the mooring fees And a brilliant sunset London prices for diesel too. £1.21 per litre ( but only £0.80 on River […]

     
  • Thames - From the River Wey to Windsor   26-27   July 2017

    Thames – From the River Wey to Windsor 26-27 July 2017

    Another lovely day cruising. Spotted some very smart homes. and very smart prices! Datchet a very desirable place to live. The visitor moorings even have fountains alongside! The Magna Carta cottage by the lock Paddle Steamer cruise at Runnymede   […]

     
  • Weybridge to Guildford  21-24 July 2017

    Weybridge to Guildford 21-24 July 2017

    The River Wey is owned and operated by the National Trust and as you would expect of the NT all the locks are tidy and well maintained. Newark Priory and beautiful countryside Steam boat Below is Dapdune Wharf. As we […]

     
  • From Teddington to Weybridge 20 July 2017

    From Teddington to Weybridge 20 July 2017

    Early in the morning we caught a glimpse of the Queens Barge from the Golden Jubilee celebrations. Setting off at Midday we aimed for Hampton Court but there was no space for us to moor. Boats had left a lot […]

     
  • Windsor 19 July 2017

    Windsor 19 July 2017

    Whilst moored at Teddington we took a quick day trip to Windsor the collect our post from a mailbox at a petrol station there. It was conveniently near the river so we were able to check out the mooring situation […]

     
  • Limehouse Basin to Teddington Lock 18 July 2017

    Limehouse Basin to Teddington Lock 18 July 2017

    The photos to prove it! Entering the Thames from Limehouse lock at 5.45 am on the rising tide. looking back at the lock Tower bridge   Trying to capture Traitors Gate opposite HMS Belfast The Monument – site of Great […]

     
  • The route to Limehouse 14-17 July 2017

    The route to Limehouse 14-17 July 2017

    Once again met up with Gary who travelled with us from Roydon to his home in Cheshunt. We travelled in style to M & S Thank you Gary Abandoned golf buggy! Couldn’t resist another visit to Lee Valley Water Park […]

     
  • Matildas birthday 13 July 2017

    Matildas birthday 13 July 2017

    As the river level was still high and the rail bridge low we went to Bishop Stortford by rail even though it was the rail bridge that stopped our progress!!!! The winding hole  (where you turn around pronounced wind as […]

     
  • Matilda is one today  13 July 2017

    Matilda is one today 13 July 2017

    Matilda is celebrating her first birthday today on the River Stour in Essex. The champagne is cooling……… Last year in Liverpool    

     
  • Roydon Marina Village River Stour 12 July 2017

    Roydon Marina Village River Stour 12 July 2017

    Well here we are waiting………. We came into the Marina on Monday for diesel, laundry etc knowing heavy rain was forecast for Tuesday and as you will have gathered by now I don’t do locks in the rain.   It […]

     
 

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