The River Thames has it all: wonderful vistas, villages, riverside walks, restaurants, pubs, moorings, wildlife & more.
Sunday, 1 May 2011
Easter Bank Holiday: Shillingford
On Saturday morning we covered the remaining 7.5 miles to Shillingford and moored up by the Shillingford Bridge Hotel.
(It costs £10 to moor overnight and that includes electricity and the
use of the hotel's facilities, which I think is good value.) The
afternoon was spent walking up the river to Days Lock, enjoying lunch in
the sunshine at the Fleur de Lys pub
in Dorchester, walking back along the river to Shillingford and
relaxing on the boat in the evening. There's a word for days like this: