Grimstock Country House Hotel
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... it was rather nice again.
The biggest problem with the rain was that it meant there was nowhere to sit, and standing at the back of the boat seems rather odd when you aren't in control of the tiller, plus Carrie moans that she can't see round me.
So we found my parents and grandparents walking down the canal towards us as we reached Hopwas, after a small debate we decided we would pull in and pick them up. It would be hard to outrun someone on ...
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
... of a butterfly. We then decided the price was a little steep and we didn't have enough time to fully explore the place so headed back to the boat, on the way we found some fairy doors, numbered 2 and 3. With Carrie being a bit obsessed with trails, I'm surprised she didn't demand to stay to at least find door number 1.
But we had to make progress due to a plan to meet up with my parents and grandparents for lunch the next day.
... another eating place half way down the locks. Quite a lot of volunteers at the locks so it should be fairly easy going down tomorrow with lots of people to chat to.
Our flip of the coin takes us NOT right, to Market Harborough, but straight on towards Leicester. Stopping at Fleckney tomorrow so we can be near a church Sunday morning. Haven't been to Fleckney before so will enjoy the opportunity to look around it.
Jeff and Ros took off for the rest of their holiday in the am. We had our best-yet turn-around, and smoothest lock turning to get out of the Welford Arm. Another pastoral luncheon, where I cooked our "emergency dinner" spaghetti for lunch (as we knew we would be assured of pub meals the final nights). Comfort food, anyone? We had a successful tunnel passage, even though there was "traffic" (2 boats going ...