• Berkhamstead Au revoir 21 August 2018

    Berkhamstead Au revoir 21 August 2018

    Canalside information Canalside homes   A local resident doing her canalside garden Rubbish bins are provided for boaters in Berkhamsted, in the park. The bins are emptied but rubbish is not picked up from the floor. Boaters should be ashamed […]

     
  • Bedford 17 August 2018

    Bedford 17 August 2018

    Took advantage of the senior railcards today to visit Bedford. It has a splendid riverside with trees, boating lake, flowerbeds and parks and convenient refreshment stops A gulliotine lock A cautionary note The Castle Mound leads to the Higgins Museum […]

     
  • The start of our return trip 9 August 2018 From Milton Keynes to Berkhamstead

    The start of our return trip 9 August 2018 From Milton Keynes to Berkhamstead

    The weather did us no favours. We got a bit wet whilst travelling to Linslade and the following day. Thanks to Volunteer Keith at Marston locks. We booked a passge through lock 47 with CRT for Monday at 9.30. The […]

     
  • On to Milton Keynes  3 - 9 August 2018

    On to Milton Keynes 3 – 9 August 2018

    From Cow Roast there is a lovely section of canal through a deep wooded cutting that leads to Marston locks and the Wendover Arm. Happily we met Terry, a wonderfully welcome Volunteer, who helped us down the flight, passing views […]

     
  • Cow Roast 1- 3 August 2018

    Cow Roast 1- 3 August 2018

       Woke to a hot air balloon descending and reflections of the vapour trails in the canal     We caught the bus to Tring. A beautiful Church and a bit of family history    An amazing Natural History Museum founded […]

     
  • Breakdown and Rescue.  July 24 - 31 2018

    Breakdown and Rescue. July 24 – 31 2018

    Leaving Cassiobury Lock disaster struck!  Beeps and flashing lights and sudden engine temperature rise made us pull in before the next lock- a far from ideal spot. The fan belt had gone! Placed a call to RCR (River & Canal […]

     
 

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