Cheshire walking – Jodrell Bank & Goostrey

Cheshire walks. Recently we drove out towards the old Cheshire farming village of Goostrey to take a walk along some of the quiet back roads in that area. After parking up and leaving our car fairly close to the Jodrell Bank Observatory we almost immediately came across some decent photo opportunities of the grouse in […]

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Local walks …

We have tried to make the most of the decent weather as summer fades and autumn takes hold. The weather so far, in this initial part of autumn has generally been pretty decent and ideal for walking. There are three separate sets of pictures in this post, scrolling down past Gallery One takes you to […]

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walking along the longdendale trail …

We took a walk along part of the Longdendale Trail which runs for around 6.5 miles on the old Woodhead railway line. The Woodhead line used to connect Manchester and Sheffield and amongst other things was notable for the three mile tunnels through the hills, which at the time of construction was the longest in […]

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wandering along the peak forest canal …

We took a very decent walk along the Peak Forest Canal close to the village of Chinley in the Peak District. The weather was first class as was the general ambience along the towpath and the relaxed views it provided. Not for the first time we reflected on how fortunate we are to have such […]

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some favourite pictures …

I keep a folder on the desktop of my PC that every now and again I drop a picture in that I like and one that i know I will want to look at again from time to time.  There is no other criteria for these picturs i just like them.  Most, but not all […]

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