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Rivers & Canals Cruising Aboard my Narrowboat on the Rivers & Canals of England
2022 Gallery
Tradewinds IV arrived in Mercia Marina on Wednesday 17th March 2021. Pictures from my 2022 cruising experiences and lifestyle whilst living in Mercia Marina will be added to this page throughout the year. Enjoy.
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I flew my drone over this historic place on the edge of the Dervbyshire Peak District I flew my drone over these historic ruins in the Derbyshire Peak District I reurned to this place to fly my drone, but again the winds were too high, despite being moderate elsewhere I flew my drone over this iconic loation in the Derbyshire Dales Very interesting location I flew my drone over this beautiful Fenlands church Beautiful from my drone I flew my drone over this very long viaduct, the longest in the UK I flew my drone over this statue dedicated to the thousands of miner who worked in the 85 coal fields of Nottinghamshire. Located at the highest point of Nottinghamshire on the site of the former Silverhill Colliery Located on the bancks of the River Trent From my drone The Stellarphere rom my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone From my drone I wanted to fly my drone but it was in a flight restricted zone From my drone Ladybower Reservoir "Plughole" from my drone Chapel Milton Viaduct from my drone St Wystan's Church, Bretby St Peter's Church, Burton-upon-Trent Ladybower Reservoir from my drone Ruins of St Peter's Church, which was destroyed by fire in 1971. From my drone Tucking into a delieious hoy chocolate at Maldon Thames Barges berthed on the Hythe quayside Staggering and very moving experience. Everyone should visit. My guest Terri chats to one of the volunteer guides The Falklands War memorial Only on board foor a few days. We cruised to Willington and back (only 2 miles total!) With my guest Terri Alongside The Dragon public House. Short cruise from Mercia Marina for one night The ancient Paull Lighthouse Fort Paull from my drone Between North Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire Thorngumbald, High Lighthouse Thorngumbald, Low Lighthouse West Yorkshire Bingley Five Rise Locks from my drone Hewenden Viaduct from my drone Lockwood Viaduct from my drone Sandal Castle, Wakefield Ilam Hall from my drone Church of the Holy Cross, Ilam from my drone Ferry Bridge The Swinging Bridge, the only suspension bridge in Derbyshire Sandal Castle, Wakefield from my drone From my drone Derbyshire Peak District Walking here and launching my drone for its flight to Peveril Castle Ancient! In Derbyshire by the River Trent From my drone Derbyshire Near Castleton in the Peak District of Derbyshire Lovely building and park At Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire Leicestershire Flying my drone My daughter Anne and her partner Jay came cruising with me We stopped and had an excellent lunch at The Dragon, at Willington Tradewinds IV on the Trent and Mersey Canal The Derbyshire Dales Beautiful Derbyshire Peak District Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone. Beautiful church Picture from my drone Lovely old building Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Picture from my drone Melbourne gave its name to Melbourne, Australia (Did you know that?) Melbourne from my drone The Hall and parish church Tixall Lock Near Doncaster in South Yorkshire Near Doncaster, South Yorkshire From my drone Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, this is the church from my drone~01 From my drone