Waterway & Railway, Random Walks & Other Explorations

This is the index page to a variety of walks and explorations some, but not all, of which may be available by other links on this site. They are grouped into 'Waterway', 'Railway' and 'Other Explorations' categories - although some areas of each may obviously fit into other groups!

The Ashby Canal (derelict & restored sections) (and Tramways & Railways)

The Caistor Canal, Lincolnshire

The Caldon Canal at Endon - a exploration and investigation of previous routes of this canal branch in Staffordshire

The Charnwood Forest Canal (and Tramways & Railway)

The Chesterfield Canal (west of Norwood Tunnel)

The Derby Canal

The Glastonbury Canal (and Somerset & Dorset Railway)

The Grantham Canal (part)

The Louth Canal, Lincolnshire

The Nottingham Canal: the 'unexpurgated' version of the Waterways World articles.

The Nutbrook Canal - a branch canal of the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire.

The Oxford Canal: Wolfampcote Loop

The Regents Canal Towpath Walk (1975 - 2Mb pdf)   Using Firefox, this PDF doesn't always display correctly - you may need to use a different browser or right-click and download the file.

The Uttoxeter Canal (& Churnet Valley Railway)

The Ashby Canal Tramways (Ticknall, Dimminsdale etc) (and derelict & restored canal sections)

The Aston on Trent Tramway (to the Trent & Mersey Canal)

The Belvoir Castle Tramway (and the Woolsthorpe Branch Railways)

The Charnwood Forest Railway and Tramway (and Canal)

The Churnet Valley Railway (closed section & Uttoxeter Canal)

'East Midlands Gateway' - a new rail link with construction photos + the site of the M&S railhead at Castle Donnington.

Faulds Crater - including the Scropton Tramway and the RAF Fauld Depot Railway.

The Gotham railways - including some tramways and the former GCR Gotham Branch.

The Isle of Man - railway walks (+coastal & inland).

The Kingston-on-Soar Railway - branch to West Leake and Gotham.

The Little Eaton Gangway from the Derby Canal towards Ripley.

The Somerset & Dorset Railway (and Glastonbury Canal)

The Wirral Way (Birkenhead Railway) - the former LNW & GW Joint Railway

The Isle of Man - coastal, inland and railway walks. Wardlow Walks - rural walks in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Foremark Walks - rural walks in south Derbyshire including old halls and viking burial and camp sites. The Derbyshire Portway - An ancient trackway, probably originating in the iron age.

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