Just Visiting: Canals of Manchester

Staying in the rejuvenated Salford Quays area, we ventured toward the city centre and had a very pleasant walk around the quays and along the Manchester Ship Canal

Birds II

As the first one went down so well, here is another batch of our best pictures of waterbirds from our travels. Votes on which one is the cutest at the bottom please. More wildlife to come in the not so distant future. Hope you liked and, as always, thanks for reading. Keep Exploring! Best Regards, … Continue reading Birds II

Birds I

Spending lots of time outdoors means that inevitably we have seen a great deal of wildlife by this point. Although not all of it has been considerate enough to stay still so I can take a photo of it, most do comply and so it would be a shame not to share some of the best pics we have taken, … Continue reading Birds I

Milestones: 100 Miles

'Milestones' will be keeping track of how far we have actually walked according to our page. Posting our walk from Hungerford to Thatcham along the Kennet & Avon Canal meant that we have now blogged about (approx.) 109 miles of walking. The most recent post about the Stratford-Upon Avon Canal actually took Greenspace Walking's total mileage to … Continue reading Milestones: 100 Miles

Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal: Hockley Heath to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Those that read our recent post will know that we spent a few days being cultured in Stratford-Upon-Avon recently. While we were there we couldn't resist working a canal walk into our busy itinerary. This pretty walk took us from the small West Midlands village of Hockley Heath to the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon along … Continue reading Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal: Hockley Heath to Stratford-Upon-Avon

On the Horizon: Worcester & Birmingham Canal – Droitwich Spa to Birmingham

This weekend we are heading back to Droitwich Spa to finish the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. Heading out of Droitwich we will pick up the main canal and head north toward Birmingham, staying overnight in Hopwood and finishing at Gas Street Basin in Central Birmingham having covered approximately 24 miles. We enjoyed the first part of … Continue reading On the Horizon: Worcester & Birmingham Canal – Droitwich Spa to Birmingham

Kennet & Avon Canal: Hungerford to Thatcham

This is the first day of our walk along the towpath from Hungerford to Reading. The first day concluded with a stop overnight in Thatcham. The next post will cover the second day and remaining stretch from Thatcham to Reading. We returned to Hungerford to pick up where we left off on the last stretch of the K&A … Continue reading Kennet & Avon Canal: Hungerford to Thatcham