|Whitchurch toll bridge.|
Once through Mapledurham lock we are at the outskirts of Reading. We make two stops in Reading, first at Better Boating for diesel (88p pl) and a gas cylinder (£27), then a stop at Tesco to stock the fridge and cellar.
Reading is getting a new £4,000,000 pedestrian/cyclist bridge spanning the river at Christchurch meadow, parts built in Rotterdam are being assembled on site, due for completion late summer.
|New pedestrian/cyclist bridge.|
Caversham bridge is getting a makeover so the new bridge doesn't outshine it.
I was wrong on yesterday's blog, we met another female lock keeper at Caversham lock.
|Looking upstream from Mapledurham lock.|
|I always think the entrance to the Kennet & Avon is uninviting.|
|I'm sure Sheena's Ken is hiding under one of those hats on his way to a Pimm's at Henley Regatta :)|