Arrive in Birmingham City Centre in Style

After spending the night at the secure visitor moorings opposite the Cadbury Chocolate Factory at Bournville we commenced the relatively short journey into Birmingham City Centre. We couldn't believe how beautiful and peaceful this entry into a Birmingham was. The Birmingham and Worcester Canal forms a natural green corridor through the leafy suburbs of Edgbaston … Continue reading Arrive in Birmingham City Centre in Style

Cliveden estate, and celebrating 100 years since Nancy Astor became an MP

A short uphill walk from Cookham on the river Thames and we are looking around probably the best positioned house in the country - Cliveden. It has vast views into the distance with the river Thames meandering through the scenery. The gardens, lawns and borders are clipped and manicured into great effect. I particularly loved … Continue reading Cliveden estate, and celebrating 100 years since Nancy Astor became an MP