The End of Autumn – A Circular Walk from Ampthill (Part 2)

    We left Clophill by following part of the Greensand Ridge Walk and carefully crossed the A6 at Deadman Hill.      I must have been too young to have heard about the murder which took place just off the layby here in 1961, but I do remember as a child the story being mentioned on…

Index of Posts for Walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks

  Index of walks in Beds, Herts and Bucks: I thought it would be useful to set out an index and link to the local walks I have undertaken which I will update as time goes on.  Any comments on the walks would be more than welcome. Walks in Bedfordshire An early morning walk up…

Cuts and Alleyways – A Nostalgic St Albans Walk: Part 3

    My St Albans Walk Continues   My nostalgic walk (find Part 1 and Part 2 here)  around St Albans continued. Continuing my fascination with small doors I popped into the Abbey, where I remember marvelling as a child at how much smaller grown men were years ago!     The lovely Vintry Gardens…

Cuts and Alleyways: A Nostalgic St Albans Walk – Part 2

      My Walk around St Albans continues My nostalgic  St Albans walk continued: (Labels are left off these pictures as they were set as a challenge on a St Albans Website…. please contact me at jackiemcall@hotmail.co.uk if you wish to have further details. Maybe it is because I didn’t grow very tall!………….. but…

Cuts and Alleyways: A nostalgic St Albans Walk – Part 1

A Nostalgic St Albans Walk Prompted by a chance remark about how the City had changed since our childhood (the library is a pub, the college flats, “they’ve” knocked down the bus garage and the “Mile House”!) I decided today to return to my birthplace and take a reminiscent walk around St Albans. (And also to…