We said goodbye to David this morning and then set off ourselves down Aston Locks. It started raining as we left the bottom lock; I had hoped to get to Maesbury Marsh for lunch but the rain just got heavier and heavier. There aren't many opportunities for mooring on the Monty so at the first bit of piling without too much foliage I pulled in and tied up. I was glad to get back inside the boat.
Notice anything about the picture of Jubilee where we stopped?
When the rain stopped - at about 1545 - we carried on the half mile or so to Maesbury Marsh. After checking out the pub, the Navigation, we went for a bit of a walk. The horse-drawn trip boat building has a corrugated iron roof, so too do a few other places round here including St. John's Church, Maesbury.
Quiet Cruising! - After a heavy night we were up early as we thought the weather might be a bit iffy. It showed it was going to be cloudy but in fact it was misty first thin...
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