Nov 7, 2010
Tip 10 – Depend on no-one but yourself
Buscot Lock is a quaint spot on the upper Thames much loved by the boating fraternity being the smallest of the 45 locks on the Thames.
The manual beam-equipped pound lock was built in 1790, although today it looks just as it did more than 200 years ago.
Before the lock was built, there was a flash weir, where boats would ‘run the rapids’...
Sep 26, 2010
Tip 1 – Open your mind to all possibilities
For 25 years the Christmas shop in Lechlade has been delighting both adults and children in its beautiful ‘Aladdin’s Cave‘ of Christmas gifts and decorations.
With decorations made in different parts of Europe, but mostly traditionally German, there are so many wonderful things to explore that the shop evokes the spirit of...
Jun 12, 2010
Tip 18 – Travel New Roads.
Travel New Roads. On a warm sunny summer afternoon, Joe took Ian to the little village of Eastleach buried deep within the Costswold hills.
In this idyllic spot an old clapper bridge spans the river Leach, which feeds eventually into the upper Thames.
With the birds singing high in the canopy of branches above and the rush of the trout stream under the bridge it...