Autumn canal views

Autumn I don’t suppose there is a bad time of year to be wandering along the canal network. Although I love spring and summer it’s hard to beat autumn for the rich variety of colour that the season brings. Wandering along some of our local canals is testament to that. The pictures in the photo […]

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Visiting Lyme Park – National Trust

Visiting Lyme Park The last time I wrote about visiting Lyme Park was earlier in the year, back in January and you can go back to that post at this link.   For our most recent visit,  as with other National Trust properties visits currently need to be pre-booked to enable active and safe management […]

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Pennine Way walking – B29 Over Exposed

Walking on the Pennine Way We recently took a walk on part of the Pennine Way and we thought that whilst that way we might as well try to find the site of the B29 Superfortress that crashed on the moors in 1948. The part of Pennine Way we walked is really easy to get […]

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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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Formby – red squirrel walk

We headed off to the National Trust site in Formby recently, mainly in the hope of seeing red squirrels in the woodlands that make up part of the National Trust land in that area, which is in the borough of Sefton Merseyside. Formby itself had a pleasant enough town centre to walk around and there […]

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back on the Peak Forest canal

We have been walking the Peak Forest canal a few times in recent weeks, it really is a delightful place for a wander, whether thats spending time down at Buxworth Basin, the basin at Whaley Bridge or heading in the opposite direction towards Marple and past the pretty marina with a variety of brightly decorated […]

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