Isle of Wight and a Hovercraft

Sunday 23 February dawned as a reasonably bright, but windy day, and very much spur of the moment, I decided a trip to the Isle of Wight was in order, as you do! A drive to Southsea, near Portsmouth, and we caught the Hovertravel hovercraft to Ryde on the Isle of Wight.  I’d never been […]

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Manea Station to Manea

Travelled from Whittlesea to Manea today as part of a mission to visit as many (if not all?!) of the railway stations in the UK as possible.  Manea Station is actually some distance from the centre of Manea itself and so, after trains being cancelled and a fair bit of time on my hands, I […]

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Twyford Wood

An easy, 3.7 mile, local walk around Twyford Wood.  This Forestry England managed wood occupies the site of the former RAF North Witham which is very evident in the form of its runways, peri-tracks (taxiways) and control tower.  The brick form of the control tower is still standing but the fixtures, glazing and woodwork has […]

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