Summer trip 2014 – part 2

Continuing from part 1, we went up the Bedford Ouse to the head of navigation (well as close as we could get), and then back to Ely via the Old West.

Hugh steering


St Ives, mooring by the meadow. Hugh tried cycling around it


Hemingford lock, I think the most beautiful on the riverDSCF4265

Brampton MillDSCF4277

Hugh recovering after cycling (twice) around Graffam Water. He left the river at Offord and returned at St Neots, without getting lost.DSCF4286

Great Barford – we didn’t have time to visit the pubDSCF4292 DSCF4293 DSCF4295 DSCF4305

Castle Mill lock –  a rather fearsome weirDSCF4308



We just got under the two low railway bridgesDSCF4315

Kempston – well nearly, this was as far as we could get without serious tree surgeryDSCF4322 DSCF4323

Jeremy on board after his prom concert.DSCF4332

Bedford town lock – Hugh mending a punctureDSCF4337

Water-skiiing near Eaton SoconDSCF4343


Hemingford – fine GOBA mooringsDSCF4354

St IvesDSCF4360



Waiting at Brownshill lockDSCF4364

Hermitage lockDSCF4368

Last night mooring – 30 mins along the Old West (Willingham).DSCF4370

Rain on the Old WestDSCF4375

We must be nearly home …DSCF4377


2 thoughts on “Summer trip 2014 – part 2

  1. Pingback: Summer trip 2014 – part 1 | Scholar Gypsy

  2. Looks lovely. Norah is hoping for some still weather for some reflection photos this weekend – I will take my usual narrative photos.


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