Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Audlem to Norbury Juction then onto Wheaton Aston

Sunday was a lovely morning so we heading up the just of the Audlem locks 13 in fact but it was ok not that many boats about so we did good time at the top lock there was a boat heading towards us and then came the shout we read your blog  thank you   NB Celtic kiwi


 after 3miles we moored up just before Adderley locks which we did Monday morning it was very quite on the canal as we headed to Market Drayton once moored Tina heading up to the shops ,in the afternoon peter and heather arrived on there boat NB Blackberry Way and we had a good chat in the afternoon ,
also moored at Market Drayton was NB Shropshire Lass http://www.trboathandling.com/ owned by Terry  who we had two day course with before we got our boat
 also spotted there was the flowerpot men

not seen one of these this far north
 pillbox
on the way to Norbury we went pass a ex-Chocolate factory goods from here use to go by boat to  Cadburys Bournville

 
we saw this lovely cock pheasant

 
 
we heading off to Norbury Wharf to fill up with fuel as they are the cheapest boat yard fuel on the cut (as far as i know) 74.9
 Wednesday we heading for Wheaton Aston 
 
just to let you know where we are heading at mo
we are going to head down the Staffordshire &Worcestershire canal to Stourport-on-seven
then onto the River Seven down to the Droitwich canal
head over to the Worcester and Birmingham canal head back towards Birmingham up the Tardebigge locks that is 29lock of a rise of 217 feet if anyone like to help us we will buy a pint and meal at the top Stafford -on-avon canal down to lapworth and onto the Grand union canal down through Warwick then onto the Oxford Canal and then River Thames down to Reading up the Kennet &Avon canal to Thatcham  then we look at map again
if you are near us on our route give us a shout and we see when we going to be there
 
 
 

 

1 comment:

  1. When you get to Droitwich do check out the Gardeners Arms - lovely people, lovely pub, beer and food when the HNBC gathered there a year ago

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