Monday, 25 October 2021

Days Lock

 

Day's lock  is at a place called Little Wittenham along the Thames near Dorchester. I went along there with my son to get some photos of the lock and other interesting places nearby.

After parking near the church you follow the path along here towards the bridge you see. There is another one after this I did not get a photo of which is the Poohsticks bridge of at least was, the arch bridge I remember has been replaced by a flat decked bridge that is able to support traffic to the Environment Agency compound there

Skipping a bit here and over the third bridge this is from the bridge looking towards Dorchester and the abbey there

This is Days lock which is to the right

The arch span I took the photos from

The weir with a lot of water flowing through it

Not something you would want to fall in

You can just see Poohsticks bridge in the distance which is not as romantic as the old wooden one. No doubt kids still play pooh stick there

This is the bridge I took the photos from earlier

Time to head back over the bridge past the Lock Keepers cottage You can see more photos around the lock on Skywatch Friday

Take Care and have a good week

Taking Part in My Little Corner of the World  Our World Tuesday and Imag-in-ing, you can find all the links in the right hand column. I'm also linking with Wandering Camera this week 

Take care everyone 

 


18 comments:

  1. A picturesque part of the river Bill. I remember that Weir from walking the Thames path in 2013.

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  2. It's all really pretty, I'm interested to know the history behind Poohsticks bridge though.

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  3. A lovely series of captures here

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  4. It's so beautiful there. Thank you for sharing the pics here. I love seeing places there I will never see with my own eyes.

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  5. Love all of these shots - gorgeous!
    Thanks so much for sharing at https://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2021/10/the-old-mill.html

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  6. Interesting bridge. Looks like a lovely place.

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  7. These are terrific images. I can hear the water rushing by.

    Thanks for sharing your link at My Corner of the World this week!

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  8. It's really beautiful there. I really enjoyed the closeup photos.

    Thank you again so much for linking up on Wandering Camera!
    -Soma

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