Whilst I was in Cheshire in July to visit Manchester and also do some canal walking, I stayed in the town of Marple, just outside Stockport and couldn't have stayed in a nicer place.
Returning to Cotswolds to go walking when we have the chance is always a pleasure. We enjoyed our last circular walk in the Cotswolds from Castle Combe immensely so when we saw we were forecasted good weather at the weekend a couple of weeks ago, Harriet & I devised another of our improvised circular walks and headed … Continue reading Stow-on-the-Wold Circular, Cotswolds
Worcester is a city in the Midlands of England, roughly halfway between Gloucester and Birmingham. We have been here before when we walked the Worcester and Birmingham Canal to Droitwich Spa but this time decided just to spend the day in the city. It was a beautiful sunny day so we thought we would begin … Continue reading Just Visiting: Worcester
Now that we live in Bath, there really is no excuse not to do our favourite local canal walk as often as possible. This post, as promised, has been updated with better pictures. This is the third time I have updated this one; hopefully this version will prove to be definitive. The new and improved account … Continue reading Updated (again): Bath to Bradford-on-Avon
As part of our mission to walk the Grand Union Canal in it's entirety from Birmingham to London, Harriet and I recently ventured up to Warwick to do more canal walking. After coming off the towpath at the end of our delightful 2-day walk through Warwickshire, we spent the following day in Warwick having a look around the town and, of course, the castle.
It's good to be back after nearly a three week absence in which Harriet and I moved house, moved offices and have made a new start in the amazing city of Bath. We are so happy to have moved back to this wonderful place. We have fittingly given the blog a bit of a makeover. … Continue reading Not Just Visiting: Bath
Welcome to the second day of our adventure walking the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in Wales. The first day (Parts 1 and 2) was beautiful and so memorable, although it did lure us into a false sense of security. We knew this would be a tough one as we aimed to cover just under 19 … Continue reading Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Crickhowell to Pontypool, Part 1