THE TINKER’S TRAIL

HARLINGTON A circular route out into the countryside from Harlington taking in areas which would have been familiar to John Bunyan  O S Explorer 193 Route From Village Hall Car Park  turn right, at the crossroads is the Manor House where John Bunyan was held on his arrest and before being sent to Bedford Prison. …

HARLINGTON BLUE PLAQUES

A short walk around the village of Harlington, taking in some countryside, superb views and investigating some of the history of the area. Explorer OS 193 Route Begin in The Village Hall Car Park, cross road and view plaque on Carpenter’s Arms, PH.  Turn right and walk towards Station Road.  Cross Station Road, view plaques…

Harlington Village View

A short stroll out of the village with a view across to St Mary’s church and return.  3.3k  OS Explorer 193 Route Directions Leave Village  Hall Car Park.  Turn right and  cross Church Road.  Walk down hill – Westoning Road (cross Tabor Close, Wingate Road, Glebe Gardens). At the bottom of the hill turn right…

THE HERTFORDSHIRE WAY: Hare Street to Royston

Two years and three weeks since we started our 60th Birthday Pilgrimage along the Hertfordshire Way we are reaching the North  Eastern corner and beginning our journey back to our starting place in St Albans.  Each section of the trail has been different and rewarding in its own way and today’s 13 mile stretch from…

WALKING BY THE FLEET IN SPRING

For several weeks I had been feeling the call to be in Hardy’s Wessex and this delightful circular walk from Fleet to Langton Herring and back alongside the tidal lagoon was an apt reminder of what I had been so deeply missing. I have lost count of the times I have visited Dorset and can’t…

THE TINKER’S TRAIL – HARLINGTON WALKS

Where to walk near Harlington on this cold and wet morning?  Ah, February, a time of hunkering down, sheltering from the rain but yet, hope.  Always hope that Spring will soon be here.  I was so grateful that I roused myself from the couch on a damp and dismal day to take this four and…

BOOK LAUNCH: The Woman Who Walked Through Fear

Thank you so much to everyone who attended my book launch of “The Woman Who Walked Through Fear”.  Copies are available now on general release for £5 – please contact me for further details.  I am also available to local groups to give talks about my experience travelling along the Old Pilgrims’ Way from Winchester…