Daily Archive: June 8, 2013


The rock houses of Holy Austin

Gothersley Lock to Kinver: 3.5 miles, 4 locks         Did an Augustine hermit ever live in a cave on Kinver Edge? Might that be why now the rock houses above Kinver are located in a place called Holy Austin? The answer in unknown but a visit to the rock houses is strongly advised for visitors to Kinver.       It wasn’t a long cruise this morning and it was only just after 10 when Cleddaucleared Gothersley Lock. There was a small plume of...