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Hi I am Jo…wife, lover, best friend and soulmate to Keith. Lover of all things to do with nature and the canals. I am passionate about the Waterways and its history.


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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Fazeley to Curdworth/Minworth

4hrs 30mins, 7.5miles, 11 locks
 
Hi Folks.

We left our over night mooring at Bonehill Road Bridge at 9.25 am, having done all the usual morning stuff on board. There was literally no wind this morning, so it was pleasantly warm, yet overcast.
Beautifully painted boat at Fazeley Junction, so impressive.
We turned on to the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal for the second time this year.
Once again, the glorious Autumn colours brightened a rather dull morning. You cannot help but smile at the warm colours.
Drayton Foot Bridge.
It was time to work the locks, starting with Curdworth Bottom Lock and then it was the climb to the top, passing Kingsbury Water Park, which one day we will stop at, so we can get some fabulous wildfowl photographs.
Nearing the top we were helped by a couple of volunteer lock keepers, which was really nice.
On through Curdworth Tunnel, where we had hoped to moor, so we could walk into Curdworth for a nosey, but it was way to shallow and even though e tried a few places, there was no way we could moor.
We ended up mooring near the Cuttle Bridge Inn, near Curdworth. It is near a busy road, but it has rings and is deep enough, so it will do.









1 comment:

  1. I think it must have been you that was behind me yesterday. The vlockie at Curdworth heard over his radio there was another boat coming up and I could hear a trad engine in the distance.
    I started at from the moorings at Tolson's Mill and tied up for the night at Star City.
    SAM
    NB 'Red Wharf'

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