The Menzies Mickleover Court
Travel Blogs from Derby
Up and ready and another bright and sunny and warm day - short sleeves all day - enjoyed very much - good as the weather reports for London for the while, do not look promising, unless we can take this sunshine with us. It is funny because we were warned that it would probably be colder as we were headed north. No complaints from us!! I just looked …
Up and off at the usual 9:30 - dull day today and a little rain threatened. We have our rain jackets and think that because of that we will not get rain - well it worked when we took umbrellas before!!
We drove through some of the villages we went through yesterday and on to Chestwell House, which is owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire …
Up and ready for the 9:30 start. We were off with a local tour guide on our day through the Derby countryside. We were given tons of information about the area and about famous people who may have been born, lived, worked in these areas. There was so much to remember, and my head was working on overload and so much so that I am finding it difficult …
... sack on the prop. We then cruised back past the colliery basins, and moored between Wyrley Grove Bridge and Green Bridge. Once again we could not get in to the side so we used our plank.
Looking out of the window later we were surprised and pleased to see a pair of corn buntings on the hedge.
No locks, 7 miles.
Sat 21st Sep
James went for a short walk early on and saw a buzzard, a chiff-chaff and a peregrine (or ...
We walked to get breakfast - Dave didn't come - and then drove to the Games Workshop headquarters after packing and loading the car. The place was just amazing and even though there weren't many people there Dave was in Seventh Heaven. We left him there and walked along the canal to find Sainsburys to use the automatic teller. A lovely walk and we saw lots of canal boats. We achieved our aim and were headed back when ...
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