Thursday 30 June 2022

Moving on!

SO….  the final payment on our new (to us) boat has been made,

Her name is currently NB Bonjour, but that may change.

Our new adventures start HERE.  I have named the blog ‘stillchuffed’, because of course we are!

Below is the list of the waterways we cruised on Chuffed, which I somehow forgot to add to the final stats.


Ashby, Ashton, the BCN (see below), Bridgewater (Preston Brook to Manchester), Caldon, Coventry, Droitwich Barge, Droitwich Junction, Dudley no 1 and 2, Erewash, Gloucester and Sharpness, Grand Union (see below), Hertford Union, Huddersfield broad and narrow, Kennet and Avon, Llangollen, Macclesfield, Montgomery (Frankton Junction to Queen’s Head), Oxford (north and south), Peak Forest, Regent’s as far as te Hertford Union, Rochdale, Shropshire Union, Staffs and Worcester, Stourbridge (not the Town Arm), Stratford (north and south), Trent and Mersey, Worcester and Birmingham.


Birmingham Canal Navigations; Old Main Line, New Main Line, Birmingham and Fazeley, Daw End Branch, Dudley No 1 and 2 (apart from the branch to Halesowen), Rushall, Tame Valley, Titford Canal (but not the pools, they hadn’t been dredged), Walsall including Town Arm, Wyrley and Essington, Anglesey Branch, Cannock Extension, Digbeth Branch, Gower Branch, Netherton tunnel branch, Soho, Icknield Port and Oozells St loops, Spon Lane locks, Engine Arm, Wednesbury old canal.

Grand Union; Brentford to Birmingham, including Leicester Line with the Welford and Market Harborough Arms, Aylesbury and Wendover Arms, Paddington Arm and basin.


River navigations; Warwickshire Avon except for the short stretch beyond Tramway bridge,

Calder and Hebble (Sowerby Bridge to cooper Bridge Junction), River Severn (Stourport to Gloucester), River Soar, Lee Navigation (Hertford Union junction to Hertford), River Thames (Lechlade to Brentford), River Trent (Soar Mouth to Derwent Mouth Lock), River Weaver.