Monday, 14 February 2011

Lymm

Whilst completing the Cheshire Ring we stopped for the night at Lymm on our way to Manchester.  Is it pronounced ‘Lime’ or ‘Limm’ as in limb?

If my memory is correct this photo was taken on the outskirts of the town.  It had an interesting market square and; more importantly for us at the time; a small supermarket when we could restock the boat.  The canal appear to cut the town in half with many of the houses below the level of the canal.  Obviously the planning laws were considerably different when the construction took place.

It was one of those lovely warm and sunny English evening so we decided to have a BBQ.  There wasn’t much room on the towpath and we were bemused by the reaction from the dogs as they walked passed our sizzling steaks and sausages.

2 comments :

Peter and Margaret said...

Hi Tom, Lymm is pronounced LIMM. It is less than 10 miles from my home.
Just for fun, let me guess, if that is your hire boat you are stood next to, it is a Black Prince, hired from Bartington Wharf on the Trent and Mersey at Acton Bridge, Northwich????

Tom and Jan said...

Hi Peter,
It was a Black Prince boat from Stoke on Trent.
We will have to go back to Lymm as it was so pretty.