Gran(d)tham Canal : Day 1 of 2019
The Peakland Way – 30+ years on?
So after a busy week (of work 🙁 ) Sunday arrived and the thought of an early start and a longish day some distance away didn’t appeal. There’ll always be another day? So instead we headed to the Grantham Canal, a familiar haunt, for the first time in 2019. Parking in the car park of […]
Grand Union Canal Walk (Northampton Arm) : Day 10 : Stoke Bruerne to Northampton
In, I think, around 1986(?) I walked The Peakland Way, John Merrill‘s 96 mile walk around the Peak District, with a group of (5?) friends, one of whom later became my brother-in-law! I reckon we completed the walk over 8 days, as that’s what the guide suggests, but the end of day / overnight locations […]
The Start of #Walk1000Miles 2019
Day 10 of our walk along the Grand Union Canal took us briefly along the main canal from Stoke Bruerne, over Blisworth Tunnel, to Blisworth junction where we branched off in a north easterly direction along the Northampton Arm to the centre of Northampton itself. Being Sunday 13 January daylight was in short supply and […]
It’s time to reset the count and start logging the miles again during 2019! I’ve still got a couple of walks to complete that I started in 2018 (Wainwright’s Coast to Coast and The Viking Way) and one from 2017 (The Grand Union Canal) all of which will run alongside a raft of local single […]