Boston to Lincoln – 24 & 25 May

A gentle cruise on flat waters from Boston to Lincoln, stopping overnight at Bardney. Two locks. Captions are again above the photos that they relate to.

Boston Stump – a fabulous churchDSCF5313 Boston – historic streetscapeDSCF5316 DSCF5317 DSCF5318 DSCF5319

Moored above Grand Sluice – to empty the Elsan, which got a lot of use the day before..DSCF5326 DSCF5333

Leaving Boston – Peter’s trousers dried quicklyDSCF5339

Anton’s Gowt – gateway to the Witham navigable drains,
which we hope to explore in the summerDSCF5344 DSCF5345

Langrick BridgeDSCF5346

Chapel Hill – entrance to Kyme Eau (canal to Sleaford)DSCF5352 DSCF5354

DogdykeDSCF5358 DSCF5363 DSCF5367

Southrey – one of a series of rather fine disused stations – with the railway now used as a long distance cycle routeDSCF5369

Barbeque on the pontoon at BardneyDSCF5378 DSCF5381

Small pumping station near Bardney lockDSCF5383 DSCF5386

Bardney lock – huge clumps of weed that we had to flush through the lockDSCF5388

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Lincoln Cathedral comes into viewDSCF5394

Stamp End lock, LincolnDSCF5401 DSCF5403

Griff and Sal, with Seyella in the lock in the background, on their way to the
Wash in a convoy of four boats – I had a good natter with them about bacon butties.DSCF5404 DSCF5408 DSCF5409

Glory HoleDSCF5413

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Brayford Pool

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Pyewipe Inn, near our moorings at Burton WaterDSCF5424

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  1. Pingback: Summer trip (2): Witham and the Boston navigable drains | Scholar Gypsy

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