That was yesterday; -3 when we got up, +6 just a couple of hours later and measuring a balmy 12 when we set out.
Contractors are renewing the wooden barriers along the water front opposite our mooring and a good job they’re making of it too.
Troy Cut, there is a path on the left but too muddy to explore at the moment.
Lots of these birds around here, I think they’re Little Terns.
Molly trots on ahead and look what’s on the bridge parapet
… he/she’s a beauty!
Unusual weir here and lots of tumbling water too
… with Pynesfield Lake beyond which is part of the Colne Valley Regional Park and consists of over 60 lakes.
Couldn’t resist putting these photos on the blog; he certainly is a beautiful swan.
Taking a peep over the hedge into the land surrounding
… which is for sale at a cool £2,450,000!
We continued our walk over Black Jack’s Bridge and up the hill
… from where you can see for miles and miles even past the motorway
Our circular walk is nearly finished when we see this information plaque giving details of a walk which includes the few miles we’ve just done. As an added bonus we discover that a bus runs from here every 20-minutes to Uxbridge which may come in very handy for collecting our post.