Our previous night’s idyllic moorings were on the edge of the Sutton Place estate, and soon after casting off we were running between the very long drive leading to the A3 and the A3 itself, before entering the outskirts of Guildford. Back to “civilisation” not so much with a bang, more a dull traffic roar.
Last year we had seen quite a lot of Gunnera Manicata (man-eating rhubarb) growing along the water, but this year couldn’t recall seeing any so far. So this impressive chap, in the middle of Guildford, came as rather a surprise… Wonder if you can make jam from it?
Anyway, we were soon past the retail sheds on the Guildford bypass bypass (the road that used to be the A3 when we were younger), and happily moored up at Dapdune Wharf and ready to hit the shops in Guildford.