Daily Archive: July 7, 2013


River festival, Stratford-style

Valley Wharf to Wilmcote: 2.9 miles, 12 locks            Phase 3 of the Summer Cruise has begun: this time “summer” is an appropriate word to use!             There was never any intention to move the boat on Saturday – still hemmed in by a hire boat the crew sought boats elsewhere. How would a Stratford River Festival compare with the biennial Bedford River Festival?  A half mile or so towpath trundle down past four locks brings walkers and cyclists to...