Monday, 18 April 2011

HUNGERFORD

today 18th April we left our mooring at Crofton around 8.30 on route to Hungerford it was 6.5 miles 14 locks and 2 swing bridges ,we stopped at great bedwyn for water and join up with another boat to do some of the locks which help allot. moored up just before the bridge which is a nice mooring,not much else happed today ,

Sunday 17 we stayed at Crofton as Tina's mum was over from Ireland and took us to lunch at the swan at wilton http://www.theswanwilton.co.uk/ was nice to see mum (thanks for lunch) was also nice to Phil and dill we walked back pass wilton waters which is lovely and they holding a game show there http://graftongamefair.com/ .saw this duck with her chicks DSCF2756

Saturday 16th today we  stayed at Crofton had a walk up the hill could see the wilton windmill  http://www.wiltonwindmill.co.uk/DSCF2759

it was a shame the Crofton beam engine was closed  http://www.croftonbeamengines.org/intro.html

we got the telescope out for the first time tonight and look at the moon tried to take a photo 

Friday 15th today we went from Pewsey to Crofton which was 7miles and 10 locks and one tunnel

Thursday 16th  Honey street to pewsey only done 4 miles today the mooring at pewsey where along the bank but with rings when we got moored up we went shopping in pewsey found a good bakers called Marshalls award winning lardy cakes

Wednesday 15th Horton bridge to honey street 5.5mile filled up with fuel from workboat A L JACKSON (07779185375 text ) works from bath to bedwyn moored up at honey street next to http://www.the-barge-inn.com/index.php this is going to be on t.v show http://honeystreet.villagesos.org.uk/videos/view/barge-inn-community-project_31.html also they had a honeyfest http://www.honeyfest.co.uk/ which had some green beer mmmm nice

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