We had a decent journey to Wrenbury from Norfolk, arriving at 1pm and loading up the boat, we had already stocked up with food the day before using the cool bags to keep things cool for the journey.
We left Wrenbury around 2pm and headed down the canal towards Hurleston, cruising for a couple of hours to get the water hot and batteries topped up. Gill operated the lift bridge near the sight of the proposed marina, there are still objection signs up but I had heard the plan was shelved for now.
|Church Lift Bridge, Marina will be on the right hand side here.|
|SUCS mooring at Swanley.|
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A light mist soon cleared on Sunday morning, so after our traditional boat fry up we set of down the Swanley locks towards Hurleston. The locks are easy to operate however I still cannot get Gill to walk over the end gates when one is still open.
|Swanley Lock 1|
|GIll having shut one gate, has now walked round to shut|
the other gate rather than risking the step over the gap.
|Leaving Hurleston Locks.|
|Straight and Wide Shroppie.|
|We passed Petroc moored at Audlem.|
|Another secluded mooring.|
|Our early evening view.|