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Travel Blogs from Burton upon Trent
... 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 ...
... Britain. 1100s. It was built against the cliff the castle was on and it had rooms cut into the rock. Amazing. The castle was good too. Only parts of the gatehouse was medieval but the building on the top - a 1700s building for the very rich - was great. It is now a museum. You can hire the place for parties and weddings etc, so I'm thinking of my 60th birthday! We travelled back to pick up Dave and headed to ...
... sound checks, with some excellent fiddle playing and guitar work. They were then introduced as "Meet on the Ledge". We have never seen them before but we know the name. They are usually at the Cropredy Fairport Convention, and they are headlining the Banbury Folk Festival this year. Very enjoyable music, but hard to talk.
Mary and David Litchfield joined us, as well as BCF member John who has been crewing for them. He remembers us from the Rufford Brach ...
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.
... where we could let Hugo off. There were no roads – just towpaths and bridges.
We asked in the Sealife Centre about tourist information and they directed us to the new Library of Birmingham, just recently opened. We walked through ICC to get there and enjoyed going up in the lifts to the roof gardens.
We went to the café and discovered that all the prices ended in 9p, 19p, 29p etc. So a hot chocolate was £2.09. They must think we are idiots if they ...