What a slow and tedious journey up the M5, accompanied by cars and caravans on their way back home after half-term up the M5. But the weather was fabulous and the countryside spectacular with the may blossom foaming and the green of the leaves at its brightest before the heat (we hope) of the summer. We finally arrived at Stockton Top rather later than planned, and by the time we had unloaded the car and sorted out the admin with the office it was after 5.30 – so once we had stocked the fridge we left the rest of the unpacking and set off towards Napton Junction.
This is the payback for hours on the road! Fabulous.
We moored at a lovely peaceful spot about a mile before Calcutt locks. We had planned on getting to Braunston but so what? It’s warm, the sun is shining …..