We entered the lock quite easily, but had to fish loads of crud out of the water to open the top gate. the lock side cottage here is for sale and maybe the shabby chic barn/garage opposite might be included.
Plenty of leaves and small twigs had been blasted off the trees yesterday cluttering up every lock exit. The huge mill complex across the fields was as busy as usual with heavy lorries trundling across the little red brick canal bridge.
Twyford Wharf has a mixture of hire boats and winter moorers in situe and also offers pump outs now for £15 a go.