• Saturday 23 September 2017

    Saturday 23 September 2017

    Country Comes to Town A Wiltshire Wildlife annual event in the Market Place. Even better this year! And a chance to catch up with people again.  

     
  • Thursday 21 September 2017

    Thursday 21 September 2017

    Working with the Volunteer task force helping Luke to tidy the lock edges and filling towpath potholes! Rain began at 11.00 but tea at the lock Keepers Cafe helped! Literary Society is held monthly at Devizes Books 7.00pm. The theme […]

     
  • Caen Hill 19 September 2017

    Caen Hill 19 September 2017

    Our journey from Devizes Wharf to Caen Hill Marina stated at 10.00am. Helped by Carole & James at the very first lock of the day. This was lock number 50. Then Simon had brought along Chris to help both experienced […]

     
  • On to Devizes 16 September 2017

    On to Devizes 16 September 2017

      Passing Devizes Marina and Kingsmanor Wharf a former home. The Alder tree was a birthday present for Tony back in the 90s. It’s grown! Passing under Bridge 137 next to Rosemundy Cottage Devizes Wharf where we moored for less […]

     
  • Ladys Bridge to The Bridge Inn Horton 15 September 2017

    Ladys Bridge to The Bridge Inn Horton 15 September 2017

    On Friday evenings in summer 1994 we would try to return home at a reasonable hour, put sleeping bags and red wine aboard Blue Samba and head off for the weekend. Twenty minutes later we would reach Horton Bridge and […]

     
  • Crofton to Pewsey Wharf     September 2017

    Crofton to Pewsey Wharf September 2017

    A final walk around Crofton revealed this wonderful egg house. Sadly no eggs inside! And a nice thank you for those of us who did adopt ……… Bruce tunnel was dry and not 502 yards long You can see the […]

     
  • Great bedwyn to Crofton 9 September 2017

    Great bedwyn to Crofton 9 September 2017

    We made an early start to take advatage of a sunny morning, A slight  delay occured as the bow was aground in shallow moorings. A bit of pushing with the pole and a touch of reverse finally got Matilda moving. […]

     
  • Hungerford to Great Bedwyn 7 September 2017

    Hungerford to Great Bedwyn 7 September 2017

    Hungerford Marsh Lock had a gate open but as we progressed we noticed the water level had fallen. Many of the lock gates were leaking and it was very shallow.   You can see the watermark indicating the normal level […]

     
  • Hungerford Arrived 3 September 2017

    Hungerford Arrived 3 September 2017

    Hungerford is a very nice little town with a station and a large Tesco! It has a classic wide high street with cafes, baker, butcher, pubs etc. If you enjoy antiques then visit Hungerford. The Antiques centre on High Street […]

     
  • Kintbury 1-2 September 2017

    Kintbury 1-2 September 2017

    We came across the horse drawn boat on our way to Kintbury. The passengers had stepped off to watch the lock operation.  We followed it to Kintbury. Restoration and charming map   Excellent moorings at Kintbury The village itself is […]

     
 

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