Month: June 2022

On the Pickworth Walk…

By Jane Hogg On our Pickworth / Clipsham walk today we walked on well maintained paths. Then we observed this lady wizzing along on her mower on a parallel path. We stopped and chatted to her, so found out that she’s the Footpath Officer for Rutland County Council. She...
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The Barrowden walk in pictures: June 2022

Photographs from Jackie Markley, commentary Tony Attwood If ever there was a walk that showed the contrasts of the countryside around us surely it is this one.  Described on one website as “the land where time has stood still” the Barrowden viaduct (designed by William Henry Barlow) had work...
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The Ramsey Walk (26 May)

Editor’s note: Apologies for the delay in publishing this article.  I’d love to blame the technology but it was almost certainly entirely my fault. ——– By Muddy Boots I have always thought Ramsey (pop. approx. 9,000), sitting on the edge of the fens, to be a fairly unprepossessing little...
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