KENNET AND AVON CYCLE RIDE Day 2 Kintbury to Devizes
We were expecting rain and it did, occasionally quite violently.
It was not until we had ridden 30 miles in the wet and was almost into Devizes that the sun shone over the Wiltshire downs and a skylark rose high above us to pipe us into the town.
|Crofton Pumping Station Bit and Pieces lying around|
|Will it ever stop raining on my drawing LITTLE BEDWIN|
The mid ride drying off point was the warm café at the Crofton Mill Pumping station. The pumping station is a wonderful place of Victorian architecture and engineering; the boilers that drive the apparatus to lift the water from nearby lakes to the canal are still regularly fired up. There is a lovely four-minute film on this link http://bit.ly/1jKCcri
|DEVIZES and the WILTSHIRE DOWNS|