Category: Ashby

Last day up the Ashby Canal on Narrowboat – 36

Written on Wednesday, 14th February, 2018 in Ashby

After mooring up, due to ice, I walked Molly through Albion Wood to the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre. It looks over the site where the famous 1485 battle took place and King Richard III lost his life. I carry on up the Ashby Canal through some fantastic countryside to where it terminates just north of...

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Cold & Icy Ashby Canal – 35

Written on Saturday, 10th February, 2018 in Ashby

We head north on the Ashby Canal. Travelling through the town of Hinckley we pass many marinas and rows of moored boats. After a cold night, we head on. However the further we went, the thicker the ice got until it was very difficult to turn as the ice seemed to dictate which direction to...

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Nuneaton & start of the Ashby Canal – 34

Written on Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 in Ashby

I travelled south through the town of Nuneaton and down to Marston Junction where I joined the start of the Ashby Canal. It was a lovely sunny day but bitterly cold. Lovely countryside and wildlife greeted me in all directions. Minimal List: Ashby Canal –

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