Oak Farm Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hatherton
... which was excellent value, beautifully prepared. £6.25 for 2 courses.
We bought bread and milk from Tesco, shower cleaner from Wilkinson’s, and dealt with loo, water and rubbish at the facilities, before moving off past Catshill Junction, and Ogley Junction, where the Curly Wurley used to continue (The Lichfield and Hatherton Canals restoration project)
We were now on the Anglesey Branch, which goes under the A5, and then under the new ...
... a tour of the stalls and found a useful leaflet about the BCN (Birmingham Canal Navigations) showing places to moor, and where the facilities points are.
We had lunch again at the “camp kitchen” and listened to a live band
We then went to find Kew where we helped a few people onto the boat to look round.
Jan James was there as well as Richard Alford and John. Roger & Pam McLelland turned up for a visit. We went to get ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
Walking back towards the boat we found Jimmy Spices, and so we had a huge meal.
As we were going to be at Hawne Basin on Friday morning, we decided to try to book in for the Black Country Boating Festival, starting later that day at Windmill End. We tried the number on the website, but this was set for a fax machine, so we sent them an email.
3 locks, 9 miles
Thu 12th Sep
We had an email reply this morning to say ...
Two weeks to go and a bad time to find out that my trusty loft-lodging 80 litre rucksack - purchased in 2000 - is not really up to the task of carrying our stuff comfortably on my now slightly larger, comfort-seeking self.
After much hunting and research I have found a brilliant ...