Ramada Birmingham North Cannock
Travel Blogs from Cannock
... place for cats or noise.
Tesco did not have a café, so we found a place on the High Street serving the full English. It was very well prepared. We noticed that they do a Sunday carvery so we may be back after church on Sunday. We stocked up with a few things at Tesco, but were disappointed that they do not sell any of the Weston’s range of ciders.
Back to the boat, and we set off just behind another boat, heading back towards the Fingerpost ...
... to go ashore. He jumped up the galley steps to land on the engine hatch as usual, only to find that the engine hatch was not there. He somehow managed to leap on James’ back and get to the stern without falling down the hole, and, suffering considerably from momentum, he successfully made a right angled turn and jumped onto the next boat, which he wasn’t expecting to be there, and thence to the shore, where he disappeared in some long grass.
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.
Mon 9th Sep
This morning we had a low battery warning. Although we have been here for four nights without running the engine, the solar panels should keep the batteries topped up. We'll monitor this.
We crossed the basin to use the facilities and fill up with fuel (very good price 72p)
Gosty Tunnel is very narrow and slow. There are two signs for it, spelt differently: Gosty and Gorsty. Maybe the second is the Brummy accent ...
... a gap year specialist.
Yes, I did feel too old to be shopping there, but hey ho, they had what we needed.
Now the challenge will be how the hell I fit a bulging 80 litres of stuff from the old rucksack into the new 70 litre one.... hmmmm.... may have to leave the inflatable crocodile behind :(