Having walked down the Trent and Mersey with Lisa a short while ago, we had a homegroup walk one evening soon after and set off down the canal again. This time, we began from the new and ever growing Mercia Marina, which was the subject of one of my very first posts, and walked through the village of Willington.
Having been a damp and drizzly day, it turned into a glorious evening, perfect for a stroll. From the marina, a short branch heads out under the tunnel
and joins the main canal at a T junction.
But, as the towpath was on the far bank and we are none of us able to walk on water, we had to go the slightly longer route...