This was a filler walk, so I won’t go into too much detail. The walk goes from Hartwell, via Salcey Forest and the tip of Long Street Hanslope to Grafton Regis – with a slight detour to make sure we didn’t get to the pub before opening!
After a lovely lunch at The White Hart, we followed the canal, up the locks, to Stoke Bruerne. After another pint, we visited the entrance to Blisworth tunnel (since when did it become a tourist attraction?) and then made our way, across the fields, back to Hartwell via Roade – ending in the Rose and Crown in Hartwell for a final pint!
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A very pleasant 19 mile walk through the East Warwickshire and West Northamptonshire hills – The walk starts at Napton-on-the-Hill, and goes through Marston Doles, Priors Hardwick, Byfield and Hellidon. Pub stops were at The Cross Tree at Byfield and The Bridge at Napton. Other features include Shuckburgh Park and the watershed!
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A 15 mile walk mainly through Northamptonshire. The walk starts at Lavendon (actually in Buckinghamshire), and passes through Bozeat, Wollaston, Strixton, and Easton Maudit. Other areas of interest include the proposed site of the Nun Wood Wind Farm.
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