At Beeston iron lock there are notices warning boats not to share the lock due to the sides being distorted but we now from experience this shouldn't be a problem for to modern 57 foot boats, but I wouldn't try it with two full size older boats that would probably also be a couple of inches wider.
We only went as far as the winding hole as the next lock is closed. The deer were sunning themselves on the top banks of the old oil storage depot.
The Boathouse Youth from Blackpool. We met the other two boat at Tilstone Lock.
Looking up from where we moored last night you can see The Wild Boar Hotel, this was up for auction last December and is now boarded up in parts.
round buildings beside the locks, they have a brick domed roof with a cast iron pipe sticking up from the middle. Where these at one time lock keepers huts with a central open stove or where they built for some other purpose?
Today's Journey 6 Miles, 7 Locks in 3¾ hours