Grand Union Canal

Sunday 21 October – a morning water walk @ Milton Keynes

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Walk itinerary:       
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop,                                                                                                 Depart at 10.30 hours                                                                                                                  Return back circa 13.00 hours                                                                                                           Total walk length: circa 11 km (7 miles)                                                                                         Walk leaders:  Diane and Alan (School of Engineering)                                                       Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it may be bit muddy. Bring a snack and a drink – optional refreshments stop at Willen Lake cafe Transport: car sharing – Please let us know whether you require transport or have available spaces in your car to offer.

Update on Sunday morning 21 October – all available places are now taken, sorry!-)

Exploring Milton Keynes and the theme for this walk is water!-)  Join us for a pleasant walk along the Grand Union Canal and the Willen Lake. The plan is to go along the Grand Union canal and then across the fields to join  the River Ouzel and onwards to Willen Lake. We will have a little look at the Peace Pagoda and Tree of Life –  before returning back along the banks of the Grand Union canal.    

‘Cranfield University’s Walks’ @ – photos from our last walk at Milton Keynes

 


 

Saturday 9 June: River – canal walk @ Milton Keynes

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Walk itinerary:       
Meet in front of Cafe Bookshop,                                                                                                 Depart at 12.30 hours                                                                                                                   Return back circa 16.30 hours                                                                                                           Total walk length: circa 11 km (7 miles)                                                                                         Walk leaders:  Diane and Alan (School of Engineering)                                                       Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for a walk on country footpaths – it is likely to be muddy.                                                                                                                                     Stop for refreshments at Caldecotte Arms                                                                            Transport: car sharing – Please let us know whether you require transport or have available spaces in your car to offer.

 Canal – river – lakes is the theme for tomorrow. The adverse weather has changed our plans yet again – a walk at Woburn Abbey grounds is now being postponed and instead we are going to go for a walk along the Grand Union Canal and river in Milton Keynes, pass the Caldecotte and Willen Lakes.

Caldecotte Lake during our visit last year – will we get some sunshine tomorrow? © Cranfield University Walks, 2011 – 2012.