[OSS Oxon] OSS Swim the Thames #48 - Romney Lock to Old Windsor Lock - 10:30am Sunday 23 June 2013

Jeremy Wellingham jeremy at wellingham.com
Tue Jun 18 22:19:51 BST 2013

Pagans of the Thames,
                                     Welcome to the Lessor Sabbat of 
Litha. It's Solstice weekend and mid summer is upon us - time to 
celebrate the wonders of the British Summer.

Before the swim there is a test of your navigation skills to find the 
meeting place. To avoid paying for parking we will meet on the single 
track Ham Lane, just as it crosses the river a short way upstream of the 
finish at Old Windsor Lock:


You can park on the verge at the edge of the road.  (At least that's how 
it looks from Street View.)

*We'll meet at 10:30am BST on Sunday 23 June 2013.

*Get changed, walk up to Romney Lock crossing the Albert and Victoria 
bridges with a brief excursion into Datchet along the way.

We'll jump in at Romney Lock and swim down to Old Windsor Lock - this is 
swim 66 in Michael Worthington's /*'I ? the Thames*' /and is about 
4.8kor half a Dart.

Haveelevenses half way down at spot to be found on our walk up - around 

 From Old Windsor Lock it is brief walk back to the cars.

Then on to a pub for lunch - probably the Bells of Ouzeley - Have you 
been to a Harvester before?



Sef and Jeremy

PS Sorry about lack of camping this weekend - suitable camp sites all 
taken. We'll try again for weekend of 6/7th July.


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