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Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Wednesday, 4 Aug 2021

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This gallery is split over several pages. Each page displays pictures from a particular year or years as taken by members whilst on some of the shorter walks, including SWANS. The most recent are at the top of the page. The links below can be used to select the relevant year.

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2020

5 Milers - February's Walk

Owen and Jenny led this walk round the Coleorton and Swannington area, and typical of the area the walk included quite a few gradients and stiles. Lunch afterwards was at the Angel Inn, Coleorton.

Walkers on a path
Approaching Hough Mill...........

A windmill and field

Group of walkers stood by mill
The group at the base of Hough Mill

View of windmill across a pond
Another view of Hough Mill

Walkers standing under bridge
Banana break under Church Lane bridge at the bottom of the Swannington Incline, with Potato Lane bridge in the distance.

Group looking at site of old pump house
The group viewing the site of the old engine house at the top of the incline

Walkers walking alonside disused rail track
This used to be a double track in the days of the Swannington Incline

 

5 Milers - January's Walk

First walk of the year and the weather forecast looked good. We couldn't wait to get out there to walk off the Christmas pud. Unfortunately they got the forecast wrong and we got pretty wet! Never mind, we kept smiling and as it was still good to get out and do some exercise and swop festive activity stories with our fellow walkers.

Lots of water lying about but it did not affect the route we had planned. Even the ducks were worried about getting their feet wet! Nice lunch afterwards at Lakeside, but a shame we had to sit there in our soggy clothes.

Ducks on a boat and a jetty

A tangle of fallen trees over a pond

Narrow boat on a canal heading toward a bridge

A line of well-wrapped walkers on the canal tow-path

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