With us, Lucy Pupper and Grumpy Uncle Ted.
Fourteen Locks/the Cefn Flight, which was completed in 1799, raises the water level 160 feet in 800 yards, and this makes it one of the steepest rises in the country.
Some restoration of the top five locks has been carried out.
It got a lot noisier from this point onwards, but it was still interesting.
'YOU WHAT?! I'M SORRY, I CAN'T HEAR YOU! '
The dogs enjoyed watching the ducks, who were ostensibly readying themselves for the forthcoming mating season.
No kingfishers to be seen this time, but as we were nearing the car, the late afternoon sun came out and turned everything a soft gold and green which reminded us that despite the forecasted cold snap, spring is on its way.