|Waiting at the top of Frankton locks|
|Waiting in the pound below the staircase locks|
On Friday we escaped the marina and headed up the Prees Branch, Eric boating and Ben and I walking to lift the bridge. Back onboard and a left turn at the top. Extremely busy with lines of boats heading in the other direction. A few rain showers too but we enjoyed ourselves. At Ellesmere we were lucky to find a mooring down the Ellesmere Arm so we get some fresh bread and milk before our trip down the Monty. Moving on later for a bit of peace and quiet in the countryside we found a mooring about an hour away from Frankton Junction.
I had arranged travel down on Sunday and up the locks on Wednesday but rang to change it to today once I found the Saturday and Sunday phone number online. All sorted and we arrived to be number three in the four boats going down. Time for a chat while we waited for midday when we started going down the locks. We're moored on the 48 hour Weston Arm moorings......the Grand Prix is on tomorrow.