We took our time through the first two locks and Thomas was getting a lesson by the lockkeepers on how open the paddles on a fast flowing river. We then got to Tadpole bridge and we saw loads of swans, hundreds in fact, along the way. At one lock we saw four ducklings taking there first flight as they had to jump in from about eight feet. We made it back to Newbridge as we knew we had a free mooring here in between the bushes again. Thomas and Del then collected insects and took some photos in the warm evening air, until dinner was ready.