Welford to Wilbarston

We picked up today from where we left off on the 27th July. The walk in the gale force winds on the peak of Skiddaw hadn’t deterred Hannah from adventuring with me. The weather was perfect, the low autumn sun was out, the temperature cool and the ground dry, we couldn’t ask for better conditionsContinue reading “Welford to Wilbarston”

Braunston to Welford

We set of from Braunston just before 1100h with another overcast sky keeping the temperature down. From the Admiral Nelson, the route follows the Grand Union canal to the bottom lock, where it crosses it and up into the village. There was plenty of activity on the locks this morning, seemingly the holiday season forContinue reading “Braunston to Welford”

Chipping Warden to Braunston

It had been 18 days since we did the first stage of the Jurassic Way, as the 21st of July was the next available date, we were both free. Two days prior to this, the UK had experienced the hottest day since records began! But you wouldn’t have thought it as we arrived at ChippingContinue reading “Chipping Warden to Braunston”

Banbury to Chipping Warden

Hannah and I arrived in Banbury around 1030h, after leaving a car at Chipping Warden. The weather had forecasted rain, however it held off typically until we started our walk. There is no official starting plaque for The Jurassic Way, so we decided to begin the walk at a sculpture of a pirate by theContinue reading “Banbury to Chipping Warden”

The Jurassic Way

After blogging about my antics in the the Lake District this year, my friend Hannah has been inspired to get outdoors and explore the countryside. She has been working hard to improve her fitness and has challenged herself to climb England’s fourth highest mountain, ‘Skiddaw’. She has never climbed a mountain in her life, soContinue reading “The Jurassic Way”