We travelled only ten miles today, from Thorne to Keadby, but it was one of the most interesting days of our cruise so far. There were no locks, but moveable bridges galore: swinging, lifting and sliding.
After the Princess Royal Swing Footbridge comes Wykewell Lift Bridge.
Duckweed in front of us ...
There isn't time to document all the wonderful variety of moveable bridges here, but I can't not show a few photos of the amazing Sliding Railway Bridge just east of Vazon Swing Bridge.
As we went through the gap we could see the ends of the rails (with white marking).
I'm looking forward to it!
Moving options - We need to be thinking about where we want to moor next year. Our berth at Cropredy is lovely, the marina is great and not too dear, the Oxford canal is...
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