Back up the river III

Monday: Grey and a bit chilly. By the morning the river level had dropped about 6 inches, and carried on dropping throughout the day. By the time we got to Stourport it had dropped about 2 feet and was back in the green. We had breakfast on the pontoons where we had spent the first

Back up the river II

Glorious weather, sun shone all day. Progress was slowish, we were only doing about 3.4mph most of the time, down to 2.8 where the current was strongest. It was a good thing that we had gone in at Ashleworth as there wasnt any room at either Haw Bridge or the pub at Apperley. Breakfast at

Back up the river I

We had moored JH by Sandfield bridge during the week, so on Saturday afternoon we parked the car where we had left it previously and set off at about 3 o’clock. We got to Gloucester about 5:00. I called the lockie and he said to moor up in the docks as he was waiting for


We were at Saul Festival from 3rd – 7th July, part of the ‘cutweb’ contigent. We were two of the many ‘green tee-shirt’ volunteers, our duties were on the Information desk. The weather wasnt very clement, but a good time was had by all. Pictures by Angela Faull & Andrew Dyke