Monday, 12 March 2012

Final few days on the Monty

We moved back to Queens Head on Friday so that we could catch the bus into Oswestry on Saturday and also go to the pub for another delicious Sunday roast.  We'd originally intended having Sunday lunch in the Navigation at Maesbury Marsh, but after our visit on Thursday evening we decided against it.  The beer wasn't brilliant and the menu was decidedly expensive. It may be OK for a special occasion but it was more than I'm prepared to pay for a normal meal.

The bus stop is right outside the pub. The no. 70 goes to Shrewsbury in one direction and to Oswestry in the other. It runs every 30 minutes (14 and 44 mins past the hour to Oswestry) and costs £1.20 single.  We took the granny trolley so I could do some food shopping in Sainsbury's and as the return bus stop is right outside the supermarket so it was an easy trip.

We're now moored back on the Weston Arm, having filled up with water and run 3 loads of washing. The Montgomery is a lovely canal and although we're booked to go back up the locks tomorrow, we'll definitely make a return visit soon.  It seems to be getting busier now as 3 boats passed us en-route this morning and there are another 2 moored here at Weston.

This pair of Greylag Geese were strutting their stuff beside the canal and came to warn us to keep away.

1 comment:

Wren said...

A lovely life, I am sure! I love the geese photo as well. Thank you for sharing.