It was a wonderful, sunny day, although steering the boat past some of the shady plantations of trees can be a bit chilly still at this time of year.
|Over-enthusiastic control of moorings ?|
|Most bridges are attractive, but all are different|
|Chalice shares lock with typical large GRP cruiser.|
|The Round House at official head of navigation of the Thames.|
|Derelict lock at start of abandoned Thames and Severn Canal|
After mooring, Alan and I went to the town, which was character -ised by antiques shops, which were far more interesting than any in our home town, although we just browsed, and didn't buy anything in them. The rest of the town was very quiet, even the pharmacy was shut for Saturday afternoon.
|David and Charlie watch as Chalice is turned.|
|Atmospheric evening at Lechlade|
|Meal ended and near full moon.|
Because we don't get a lot of time to go boating, and because it takes us a long time to get to 'new' bits of canals and rivers that we haven't been to before, we tend not to hang about, however, spending a relaxed evening by the Thames was one of my highlights this year.
Newbridge to head of navigation at Inglesham, and back to Lechlade
Miles: 17.8, Locks:6
Total Miles: 134.7, Total Locks: 82