Travel Blogs from Evesham
... do with money and power--yes, I can see the point), we had an unexpectedly stimulating afternoon.
We may well go back to a proper meeting one Sunday.
Another attraction is that the Bakers Arms is just round the corner.
Good cider and OK Ploughman's but we'll have to try out the Sunday roast before the final verdict.
Thirdly, there are the walkers kitted out in typical walking gear, sometimes with sticks.
This group though can be deceptive ...
With just 8 weeks to go before camp, we headed to County Headquarters and met up for a final sleepover. Jess, Alexa, Maisie and Georgia drew our lovely Old Spot banner, which we all signed. We need to parade our banner at the opening ceremony and then fix to our gazebo for the rest of the week, hopefully the £1 ...
... that isn't owned by a royal. This is the birthplace of Winston Churchill and ancestral home of the Spenser's, of Princess Diana. We were blown away by the majesty of the place, and it ranks up there with Versailles and St. Catherine's Palace in St. Petersburg. John was particularly taken with Bleinhem. We ended with a lovely dinner at Ask Italian, and fell into bed exhausted before ...
Today dawned with rain that had begun in the night. It let up a little by 10am, so we cast off and went immediately to a lock. After locking thru, we moved downstream and like any controlled river, the channel is considerably narrower below a dam or weir. Most of the structures here are "weirs" which are low dams ( less than 10 feet high) and the spillway is a gradual series of stair steps ...
... Aickman Lock where we were able to moor the boat, and sit under a shady tree.
James went for a short walk to see the historic mill and old lock now used as a dry dock.
Ripples on the Thames went down the lock, a boat that we have seen on the Wey. They are heading for a new mooring at Droitwich Spa Marina.
Cuba arrived and moored up for the night, so we had a chat with them.
3 locks, 5 miles
Fri 12th ...
Other places to stay in Evesham
Evesham Country Park, Evesham | Hotelfrom $96
Wood Norton, Evesham | Hotelfrom $165
Waterside, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Cooper's Lane, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $191
56/59 Waterside A44, Evesham | Hotelfrom $72
Offenham Rd, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $87