Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Four (October to December)

The autumn began with another week off work, but only two trips during that time (I was suffering from a cold). October 2021 The first trip was a double-header to North Derbyshire to visit Whitwell and Creswell on a nice sunny day. They are former mining villages, and Creswell has a "model village"; a housing … Continue reading Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Four (October to December)

Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Three (July to September)

The long, hot summer of 2021 proved to be too long and too hot to travel for me. I only went to one place in July, but normal service resumed in August. July 2021 Oaks Wood, a nature walk in Burton on Trent, was the venue for the only post in July. The trail runs … Continue reading Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Three (July to September)

Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Two (April to June)

The lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in the UK in April meant that I was able to go out on the trains again, and I wasted no time in getting back out there and ticking off more stations on the East Midlands Ranger Area list. April 2021 Before I headed back down the historic staircase at … Continue reading Travel Review of the Year 2021 – Part Two (April to June)

2021 Travels – Rolleston and Fiskerton, Nottinghamshire

The second leg of the WOW (Week Off Work) Tour 2021 occurred on a Saturday morning, 11th September 2021. I took the train to Rolleston and Fiskerton stations in Nottinghamshire, on the line between Crewe and Newark Castle. These were stations number 53 and 54 on the East Midlands Ranger Area challenge. It was an … Continue reading 2021 Travels – Rolleston and Fiskerton, Nottinghamshire