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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Cleaning and dredging the Peak Forest Canal

Fascinating activity on the canal In recent weeks I have watched with quite a keen interest, and if I’m honest a sort of childlike fascination at some very different activity on the Peak Forest canal.  The activity I have observed on my regular walks has been the cleaning and dredging of the Peak Forest canal. […]

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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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Visiting Dunham Massey – National Trust

Visiting Dunham Massey It’s hard to imagine visiting the National Trust property at  Dunham Massey and coming away disappointed.  With it’s magnificent house and fabulous deer park, Dunham Massey really is a wonderful place. The National Trust property is located in the Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, fairly close to the town of Altrincham. […]

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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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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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