Travel Blogs from Barton under Needwood
... it was not raining, so we set off at 7.50am.
We passed Birchills Junction, and soon were out into farmland and countryside. The litter was not so bad, and we didn’t need to visit the weedhatch. We even saw a large flock of swallows. Perhaps they are getting ready to leave for the winter.
Apart from a light brief shower, the rain stayed away until we moored up at 10.10am at the Fingerpost pub at Pelsall. We could not get in to the side where ...
... to rain so we called in at a pub for coffee. It soon stopped raining and we got back to Dave. He showed us the miniatures level with all the painted figures they sell. they were just fantastic and Dave showed us his favourites. We went to the town centre to get some food and visit the castle. Dave could eat at Buckman's the cafe at the Games Workshop. We ate at The Trip To Jerusalem parts of which are the oldest ...
... They decided to run with what they had planned, which had been well rehearsed.
It was a Churches together event and we had about 140 in the beer tent (11 rows of 11 plus quite a few standing). Dot Clayton was there (BCF Marsh Harrier) with the bass player from last night. A lady from Gecko was there and said she had seen us at Rickmansworth two years ago when we led the worship at the open-air service.
After the service we went to look for ...
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.
... br> We left a message with Tony Friar at Hawne Basin to see if he could fit us in this Friday. He replied that he could so we rang Jim to say 9am Friday.
No boating today
Wed 11th Sep
We had used up our 48H mooring, and had two days spare, so we cruised down the Old Main Line towards central Birmingham. We went over an aqueduct by the Netherton Tunnel entrance, and then travelled along underneath the M25 for a mile, crossing the New ...