Daily Archive: June 10, 2011


Swanning down the Severn

 Missed the Cleddau crew doing serious tourist duty in Worcester?  Then go back to Thursday’s blog… Friday June 10th, Worcester to Upton-upon-Severn, 10.5 miles, 3 locks Friday’s events in bullet form: •           irked fisherman by reversing back past him to water point. “I might as well go ‘ome now”. •           watered boat; reversed across basin to top lock •           dropped down two locks to river •           proceeded 500 metres to Diglis Lock (went down through smaller of the two vast...


Twelfth Night on Twelfth Night (+ 1)

Thursday 9th June, Worcester Time was when Cleddau’s boating trips were solely that, all boating and very little else. Limited holiday allowance focused effort on routes, miles and locks but nowadays things can be a little different.  The Captain excelled himself yesterday in what others would term a conventional touristy day. First event was pavement coffees in the sunshine with Penvro Pal at her establishment on Worcester’s High Street. Next to the Cathedral. En route to the Cathedral shop to...