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Month: May 2018

Nether Heyford -> Stowehill

Nether Heyford -> Stowehill

Pig’s hill. Don’t see many pigs around, certainly not seen any on the towpath…. Stowehill Has a nice view down to Flore, the opposing village, separated by the River Nene, just in it’s infancy here. Took some images out across the valley. I scouted the area, as I always scout the area before a move. The two important things to consider are Access:- You could be in the prettiest spot in the world. Fine until you need to use the…

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Gayton -> Nether Heyford

Gayton -> Nether Heyford

Quite a long trek. Mooring between Bugbrooke and Gayton There isn’t really any mooring in Bugbrooke, unless you want to stop outside the pub. The rest of the journey is along ‘reclaimed bank’. This is where the towpath has been eroded and re-supplemented with new soil and sandbags, then re-seeded and allowed to grow. The general effect for boaters is an unstable, un-constituted bank which you can’t trust with your feet and you definitely shouldn’t drive pins into. The only…

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Blisworth Arm -> Gayton

Blisworth Arm -> Gayton

Yes. Meadows. These ones with sheep, horses and the odd duck and goose thrown in. In the middle of no-where basically. I’ve been here since Sunday, but I had to work on Sunday due to the weather being so abysmal during the week. I only managed to get out on that one day. Today it improved somewhat, and I popped my head out and took some photos. Related Posts Blisworth -> Stoke -> Blisworth Only spent 2 nights in Stoke…

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