We stayed in the marina that night and had to stay till 9.00am until the office was open so we could pay our bills. It gave us time to have some bacon rolls and croissants before we set off.
We did the same trip back to Lincoln and this time went through the lock we turned at..
This is a guillotine lock and Del hates the drips they give off covering the boat in watermarks..
You did feel out in the countryside, but it was difficult to find any wildlife and you couldn't see over the banks very well.
It begins to twist and turn for a bit and in the book shows The tales of the Riverbank Visitors centre which we remember as kids. It turned out the riverbank just looked the same and there was a old cottage covered in ivy, and nowhere to stop, disappointing!
We were informed that dogsdyke was the place to moor to get the best view, and we had spotted a place at Tatershell bridge we could use as well.