Kennet and Avon Canal (2004)

One hot Friday at the end of March, Gilly and I were travelling home on the train. As the tracks run close to the local canal, the Kennet and Avon, we commented how peaceful and tranquil it looked. Fired with enthusiasm, as soon as I reached home, I telephoned a boat hire company in Aldermaston (just 5 miles away) and chartered a 45 foot canal boat for 48hrs. It was a fabulous weekend