Until today I had seen only black hulls. But then, obviously freshly done, appeared this red-bottomed boat.
We left Moore and continued east along the Bridgewater Canal, stopping at Lymm for lunch and a look round. The canal goes through some lovely wooded bits.
It stopped when we did at Lymm. We walked up to the church, which was open for electrical safety checks; then we walked to Lymm Dam. Unfortunately I forgot to take my camera. The dam was built when the toll road was routed to carry what became the A56. Water flows from the lake thus created under a bridge and through the "Dingle" woods to the village centre.
We tied up for the night at Little Bollington just past the water point. We had a barbecue, then walked to the Swan with Two Nicks pub as the nearer pub, Ye Olde No. 3, had shut at 9 pm. It always does on a Monday, apparently.
Castleford Basin Saturday 21 April 2018 - Most of the day was spent am Dunham Massey Hall and grounds,[image: DSCN2221] we arrived before the Hall was open so wandered round the gardens as its in...
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