Tag Archives: River Derwent

Playing with the big boys

When we left the River Derwent via the Barmby Barrage we decided to head down the Ouse and into Goole via the sea lock. Passage through the lock is free in the three hour window between two hours before high … Continue reading

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The battle to Stamford Bridge

The navigable bit of the River Derwent starts at Barmby Barrage where the river joins the tidal Ouse. When we arrived at Barmby, Rob, the duty lock keeper let us know that it might not be possible to make it … Continue reading

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Melbourne by narrowboat?

To be fair that is Melbourne in East Yorkshire rather than the Australian one. At last we’ve made it to the River Derwent and the Pocklington Canal. It was the only part of the North Eastern waterways that we didn’t … Continue reading

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