• 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

    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 […]

     
  • Departure from Liverpool

    Salthouse Dock Albert Dock & Tate Gallery on left Passing the Liver Birds

     
  • New Images

    Matilda loaded on to the trailer ready for the journey to the Marina Launching into Liverpool Marina

     
  • Progress

    Matilda was launched on 13 July at Liverpool Marina. Passage out of Liverpool was booked for 8am Sunday 17th as only 6 boats per day (none on Tuesdays) are taken through the docks, escorted by staff and volunteers from the […]

     
  • Further progress

    Further progress

    The sign writing is complete and looks amazing, Thank you Rob.

     
  • Progress 20 May 2016

    Well Matilda progresses slowly! The walls are lined in  white with oak trim. The bedroom has a bed frame, wardrobes and dressing table and the doors just need hanging. The ensuite has the shower and washbasin and all the necessary plumbing […]

     
 

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