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Centenary Way – Part 5

WAY’S END Shirley to Ashbourne, by Mark Halliwell [Back to start] It dawned a fabulous day for my last leg of the Centenary Way, and the first half of the section from Shirley to Ashbourne turned out to be a highlight of the whole… Continue Reading “Centenary Way – Part 5”

Centenary Way – Part 4

BRAILSFORD AND THE BONNIE PRINCE Mercaston to Shirley, by Mark Halliwell [Next page] The next opportunity I had to hike was a fine day, but it began grey and cool. The other days’ hikes had been around 13 miles, but this was over 15,… Continue Reading “Centenary Way – Part 4”

The Centenary Way, Derbyshire

ESCAPE FROM 2020! by Mark Halliwell, January 2021 [Next page]  I hadn’t really meant to do the Centenary Way, at least not yet. But I’m so glad I did! I’d hiked for as many years as I could remember. I’d started walking as a… Continue Reading “The Centenary Way, Derbyshire”

Centenary Way – Part 1

NATURE IN ABUNDANCE Ilkeston to Stanley Brook, by Mark Halliwell [Next page] The Centenary Way starts on West End Road in the south-west of Ilkeston, at its crossroads with Oakwell Drive (B6007). I’d reached Ilkeston on a blue-sky day by walking out eastwards parallel… Continue Reading “Centenary Way – Part 1”

Centenary Way – Part 3

WEST TO WESTON Duffield to Mercaston, by Mark Halliwell [Next page] The privilege of living adjacent to the beautiful Derwent Valley meant it was no hardship to return to the river at the Bridge Inn for the start of the next leg. Pausing for… Continue Reading “Centenary Way – Part 3”

Centenary Way – Part 2

THE THREE WAYS Stanley Brook to Duffield, by Mark Halliwell [Next page] I was now totally with it on the Centenary Way! A four-day working week brought about by Covid-19 had the fringe benefit of giving me more days to hike. A fine day… Continue Reading “Centenary Way – Part 2”

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