Wortley House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Scunthorpe
... It's a pity that we met up with the Humber Princess after the Defiant had turned into the Stainforth and Keadby canal - Alan still hasn't seen one.
Anyway, at some point in the afternoon the rain started pouring down for the last half hour of our trip. We've had some fantastic weather and this was the first ...
So, here we are. And I can see why the saying 11th hour mode was invented; today has certainly been one of those days. The strange thing is, as stressful as parts of today have been, I am sure I'll look back on today and wish that I could do it all again! This morning the cats were picked up, I had a cry and then picked myself up! We were then straight to the tanning place for a 'medium clear' and left ...
... as with other locks onto a tidal stretch to come out with a lot of revs to help with the steering control, save it for the bridges!". I see what he meant, the river is flowing pretty fast, so we are already doing twice the normal cruising speed circa 7/8 knots and there are two big bridges right in front of us. Power is needed to control the boat to make it safely through the arches with cars ...
... a "duck weed" issue on the Selby Canal but were surprised on how much there was and how green it was, it didn't look like there was a canal at all, under the luminous green covering.
Selby is a very pleasant small town and we moored in the basin at the junction with the River Ouse, well placed for our for our early set off time with tide on the way up to York ...
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed