Tuesday 28th July 2015
It rained a lot in the night, and rained some more as we cruised to Maghull. There we stopped for lunch, then had a wander round the town.
We didn't stay too long as I was keen to get to the assembly point for the passage to Liverpool the next day. Hancock's Swing Bridge 9 wasn't far away; we joined five narrowboats already there. Another narrowboat came a bit later; widebeam hotel boat Lady Teal would join the party in the morning.
And this is the swing bridge we ordinary boaters are (currently) not allowed to operate.
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