Cruising to Fenny Stratford

We only had one day to move the boat as I had to go to London and collect Joey on his way home from university. This meant we couldn’t really go that far which was fine as we needed to stay in the area a bit longer. We started out from Stoke Hammond early onContinue reading “Cruising to Fenny Stratford”

Grand Union Canal to Ivinghoe Beacon

The sun has been shining and the birds singing…spring is in the air! We are moored up for the week so I decided this week would be for exploring the local area. This isn’t actually far from where we lived previously but I had never walked around here. I did a bit of a walkContinue reading “Grand Union Canal to Ivinghoe Beacon”

Stony Stratford to Cosgrove

Okay, not quite Stony Stratford. We started from the car park at Ouse Valley Park which isn’t really in Stony but it is only a hole, skip and a jump away. This one is a much shorter walk than I had hoped for but it is what happened. I chose the starting point and AlanContinue reading “Stony Stratford to Cosgrove”

Up Cycle Route 6 and Down the Grand Union Canal

Last week we walked from Willen Lake to Great Linford on a circular route. This week we decided to continue on that route further and started off from the Linford Manor Park. We parked up at the Memorial Hall off of Marsh Drive in Great Linford. Now if you want to add the Milton KeynesContinue reading “Up Cycle Route 6 and Down the Grand Union Canal”

Ivinghoe Beacon

Alan and I did a rather short walk at Ivinghoe Beacon. It is the end point of The Ridgeway and the beginning of the Icknield Way (if I recall correctly).  My pictures do not do justice to the steepness of the hills, but they are short lived.  I am currently in terrible shape.  Between jointContinue reading “Ivinghoe Beacon”