Next stop was Daisy Dukes snack bar on the A140 for coffee. This must be one of the most comfortable roadside snack bars, being a converted coach. Inside are worktops running along both sides, with padded stools under; the kitchen is at the back end of the coach. (Just searched under "Daisy Dukes" and discovered that they are very short jeans shorts. I never knew that.)
Banana break at Hethel (famous, of course, for Lotus Cars).
Nearly home, but time to stop at the wonderfully named Spong Lane; and the alien-looking water tower.
What road is the water tower in? Oh, yes, of course.
Turn left for Middlewich - So we left our mooring at Bate's Mill and Al walked up to the already empty lock. We went in with anticipation as everyone had warned us of the swirl you g...
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