Swanning about

Related places: The Ridgeway National Trail @ Goring and Streatley

  If you happen to be at Goring Lock around 5pm on Thursday 19 July, you’ll be greeted with a unique and quintessentially English sight – the Royal Swan Uppers at work. Swan upping dates back centuries to a time when swans were eaten at banquets and featss. It was a way of ensuring that…