Monthly Archives: July 2016

Stiperstones

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A late start for a walk, but we got out after an early lunch. The hills took their toll yesterday, proof that I’ve not been doing enough of them so far this year. Too many canal walks! Under threatening skies we headed up along the Stiperstones ridge and clambered to the summit and cling to the trig point. Lovely far… Read more »

The Long Mynd

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Taking advantage of reasonable weather and exceptionally pretty countryside, it was time to get out for a walk. 15 miles, skirting below Stiperstones and past Bog Village, a lovely loop across lumpy countryside. A short refresher at The Crown Inn in Wentnor, before a long climb up onto Long Mynd. Sadly, we times the summit with a shower that killed… Read more »

Ironbridge

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Couldn’t make our minds up today. Do we go to the Peak District as planned, or explore Shropshire which we don’t know very well at all. Would love to go back to the Peaks, but new places to explore are always fun, and well, we were really not that far away. So, tempted by Ironbridge and an alleged exhibition of… Read more »

Shropshire Union Canal

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Time to try and move on from some of that political nonsense and do a bit of travelling. We’re heading for Lincolnshire, with the intention of going via the Peak District, which we’ve enjoyed greatly in the past. However, unable to leave home till mid-afternoon meant that it would be good to break the journey, and so I opted for… Read more »