Staffordshire Stations – Stone

Last year, when I visited Longton near Stoke-on-Trent, my train passed through Stone railway station. At the time, I said that I would quite like to visit Stone, and so I made it happen on Friday 12th November 2021. I had originally planned to visit Stone at the end of July this year, but a…… Continue reading Staffordshire Stations – Stone

East Midlands Ranger Area Stations #48 & #49 – Kidsgrove and Alsager

It was a beautiful June day. There was not a cloud in the sky, the sun was beating down, the birds were singing in the beautiful, lush green trees. But that was earlier in the week. Friday 18th June 2021 was not one of those beautiful June days. It was dull and cloudy as I…… Continue reading East Midlands Ranger Area Stations #48 & #49 – Kidsgrove and Alsager

Branston Water Park

Most of England has been enjoying record-breaking temperatures for the end of March, so I took advantage of the weather and the partial relaxation of lockdown rules to take a trip to Branston Water Park, a place I had never been to before. The site of Branston Water Park was originally a gravel pit from…… Continue reading Branston Water Park

Blog Review of the Year 2020 – October

As the nights began drawing in, there was still more travel to be done, with new places to explore and old places to revisit. October 2020 First up, on the first day of October, I made a return to Beeston in Nottinghamshire. I say a return; I was there very fleetingly in April 2019 on…… Continue reading Blog Review of the Year 2020 – October