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The Lowest bridge on the Thames

The Lowest bridge on the Thames

The Botley Road in Oxford crosses the Thames just beyond the railway station. The road is carried by an iron bridge constructed in 1888 after the previous stone bridge had...

The Kings Arms at Sandford

The Kings Arms at Sandford

From our Osney Moorings to a view of the Carfax Conduit at Nuneham, takes us through Iffley and Sandford Locks. This is a favourite excursion because it gives us a...

Herons and Bridges

Herons and Bridges

Our cruise downstream gave the crew a slight case of sunburn in spite of lashings of sunscreen. We were fortunate to be able to find good moorings for our nights...

Mediterranean Heat on the Thames

Mediterranean Heat on the Thames

Phew… sunburn and swimming after a great trip down to Abingdon reach.

A windy passage to Sandford

A windy passage to Sandford

We took and opportunity between the rain showers to take our friend Wilfried to Sandford for a picnic lunch.

Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

Late April and we take the train to Wargrave for a trip upstream to Oxford. The mooring at Osney awaits! Our first lock was Shiplake. Here the crew is holding...