Birmingham and Worcester Canal: Worcester to Droitwich Spa

For this delightful towpath walk we ventured north on the train and through the Malvern Hills (AONB) into Worcester. The surrounding countryside made the train journey very enjoyable; at nearly every stop between Gloucester and Worcester either Harriet or I would say something like, "Where are we? I've never heard of this place... but it … Continue reading Birmingham and Worcester Canal: Worcester to Droitwich Spa

Gloucester and Sharpness Canal

The idea for walking the Gloucester-Sharpness canal came to us while on a day trip to Gloucester. During our exploration of the newly redeveloped dockside area of this understated South-Western city, we realised that it had historically been the destination for cargo laden narrowboats, travelling up and down the man-made waterway that connected the River … Continue reading Gloucester and Sharpness Canal