Travelodge Burton A38 Southbound
Travel Blogs from Burton upon Trent
... propeller in the bins, and moored on what we assumed were visitor moorings. We had an afternoon snooze, and later on James tried to go for a walk, but he could not get out of the secure mooring area, as the padlocks were not the usual CRT keys.
This was quite a noisy mooring due to the proximity of the M6.
No locks, 11 miles
Thu 19th Sep
It was forecast wet today, from the small hours until about 4pm. However, when we ...
We walked to get breakfast - Dave didn't come - and then drove to the Games Workshop headquarters after packing and loading the car. The place was just amazing and even though there weren't many people there Dave was in Seventh Heaven. We left him there and walked along the canal to find Sainsburys to use the automatic teller. A lovely walk and we saw lots of canal boats. We achieved our aim and were headed back when ...
... and heavy rain. James took down the banner as a precaution, and prepared the solid fuel stove for lighting later.
The Church in the Beer Tent was meant to start at 10am, and a poster had been produced to that effect. However, the festival programme showed the starting time as 1030am. James had suggested that the worship band lead a few extra songs of worship at the beginning to allow anyone arriving at 1030 to hear most of the service. We have 75 songbooks ...
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.
... we last did in 2000. Lots of changes with some "new" buildings to see. If you have the opportunity, make a visit to this place and allow most of the day.
We had a wonderful Cornish pasty at lunchtime, and tea and cake in the afternoon, followed by excellent cider in their pub. We had a call from Jim Sparkes to say he was also having trouble finding a slipway.
We walked to Tesco to get some provisions – a little further than we had been led to ...