Grantham Canal : Grantham to Dirty Duck Pub

A solid 8.4 miles on the first day of 2020 with an out-and-back walk from the The Farrier, on the A607 to the west of Grantham, to the Dirty Duck at Woolsthorpe Wharf.With a relatively late start, at 15:00, it was a walk out in daylight and back in the dark; many thanks due to […]

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Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir and Grantham Canal

A 3.1 mile walk which from Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir crossing the Grantham Canal and taking in a short section of the Viking Way.  As a bonus it also takes in two great pubs, The Dirty Duck, at Woolsthorpe Wharf, and The Chequers Inn in Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir itself; the perfect place to end a walk.

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Viking Way

The Viking Way is a long distance path which stretches 147 miles, north to south, from Barton-on-Humber, on the south bank of the River Humber, to the market town of Oakham in Rutland. The route officially opened on Sunday 5 September 1976 and links with many other long distance paths along its length. I started […]

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Celery

This sums up what makes a great British Pub. You don’t need to have visited the pub before.You don’t need to be with anyone. Just sit, sup and listen. Less than 20 minutes after arriving, two guys at the bar … “I know that place. I cut celery up there.” “Where was that then?” “I […]

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Danelaw Way

The Danelaw Way links the county city of Lincoln to Stamford along a 60 mile path devised by members of the Lincoln Ramblers Group. I walked the Danelaw Way over a period of 4 days in November 2018, split as follows … Day 1 : Lincoln to Caythorpe (21.01 miles) – Thursday 1 November 2018 […]

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