Easter Cruise day 5, 5th April 2013
On, then, to Burton-upon-Trent. Here the Bond End Canal used to go further into the town to serve the many breweries. Now it's just a stub, used now by Shobnall Marina.
On the opposite side is the Marston's Brewery, next to which is this fence where, presumably, it was just too much effort to pull the remaining bits of tree out.
While we went through Dallow Lane Lock, the last narrow lock we'd encounter for a long time, we watched a family on a dayboat try to find a bit of canal slightly wider than all the other bits in order to wind.
They eventually managed it here.
All's Well At Whixall - NB Bendigedig on her berth Well ex hurricane Ophelia came and departed from Whixall Marina causing little damage with just a small tree falling on the gr...
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