Caen Hill Locks

By Glostopcat  
A set of images taken at the main flight of Caen Hill locks in Devizes on my recent canal boat holiday on the Kennet and Avon Canal. V1 shows the "Foxterrier" going through the main flight of locks. Pictured are Chris A and Gwyn operating the locks, Ken at the front of the boat and the driver Alan at the rear.

Tags: Transport Narrowboats Devizes Caen hill locks British waterways Wilts Kennet and avon canal

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pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2011 6:28PM
a beautiful set and of course great interest to me having been there

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graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2011 6:33PM
Nice set Edward Grin
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
23 Mar 2011 6:35PM
Another interesting set Ed, I like V3 a lot. - gary
23 Mar 2011 6:38PM
Lovely crisp images!!!...Well done...
Regards
Tom.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
23 Mar 2011 6:42PM

Quote:Nice set Edward Grin

I agree Ed.
Ron
Suehh 9 39 6 England
23 Mar 2011 6:52PM
Nice set - looks so peaceful and relaxing - V3 my fav

Sue
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
23 Mar 2011 6:59PM
A very interesting set. V3 is my top favourite. Love that wonderful narrowboat!

Ann
VidB 7 11 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2011 7:03PM
Good set of images, looks like you had the easy job lol
Dave
Alvar 9 23 2 France
23 Mar 2011 7:17PM
Yet another great set Ed I like v3.
Alvar
23 Mar 2011 7:21PM
Interesting set of images Ed, V1 my favourite,
Fred.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1372 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2011 7:26PM
Ah, now yesterday the men were all hard at work, I thought it seemed a bit unnatural. Here we have a fine bunch of blokes doing what blokes do best, hanging around doing not a lot.
Moira
cantona43 Plus
10 922 4 England
23 Mar 2011 8:18PM
seven stunning shots Ed, super colours and clarity
Neil
goso 9 2 1 Australia
23 Mar 2011 8:30PM
Interest packed set as usual Ed - spot-on ...Bill
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
23 Mar 2011 8:44PM
All looks like hard work to me Ed.Smile really like the open water in V3.
Brian.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
23 Mar 2011 9:11PM
Another interesting set, Ed: love to see these narrow canal boats, and it does look hard work having to navigate through the locks.
Ronnie.
23 Mar 2011 10:22PM
Always thought these canals and locks to be amazing. Could watch for hours....
Johanna
Anjantoo 7 7 1 England
23 Mar 2011 10:22PM
Great to see you had good weather, there's nothing worse than when It's throwing it down when you're on a boat trip, especially when you're doing locks as no-one can escape the weather then"
Jann
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gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2011 10:22PM
Super set once again Ed
Carol
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
23 Mar 2011 11:05PM
Dunno what will be more tiring Ed.Your mates opening the locks or you jumping out to take the pics !!
Give me a shout when you are going again as I want to come too.
There is an important duty I am excellent at.
Opening the cans of beer without spilling a drop !!
Mick.
GlenD 9 United States
24 Mar 2011 5:45AM
Another marvelous set Ed
Glen
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
24 Mar 2011 6:06AM
An excellent set, Ed, well captured. Carol
Ray42 7 3 England
24 Mar 2011 7:20AM
An excellent and interesting set
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
26 Mar 2011 11:29PM
lovely colour and lots of interesting detail.
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
27 Mar 2011 2:23AM
That is one hell of a set of locks,amazing engineering,great set of shots as well.

Aidan,,
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
30 Mar 2011 3:49AM
Must have been a great adventure Ed, looks like they could do with a Falkirk Wheel there to eliminate a few locks, good for torism too!
Rgds., Jim

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