Two Loops from Linford - Thursday 5th December 2013

Map of route word (543KB) pdf (390KB).

My gps clocked 14.2 miles, 21 at the start, minus 2 plus 1 after the first loop, Jake braved the Man U teasing, Stonepit Field Park, Bradwell Station on Wolverton to Newport Pagnell line, Mike saw the last train to run on the line (see extra doc below), Wolverton train mural, secret garden, Wolverton bank with all the nasties from the works - arsenic, Irontrunk Aqueduct Trails, birthday cake from Graham, origins of MKAC, velodrome, Christmas bridge, morning break at iron trunk, Wolverton Park, MK Redways, chocolates from Gill, Old Wolverton castle and mound and remains of old village, Ouse Valley Way, afternoon break at MK Rose, one of the pictures below is of the bells which were in Campbell Park in April but aren't there now.

Lots of very interesting info from the locals pdf (515KB).

THE FULL WORKS TALK BY PHIL MARSH Thursday, 12th December 2013 - MK Central Library 6.30-8pm Local author and journalist Phil Marsh will be telling the story of Wolverton Works as part of the 175 years celebrations of the Wolverton Works. John Kitchen, the Wolverton Works 'resident artist' will unveil his 'Newport Nobby' picture at Central Library and prints will be available to buy. Tickets cost £2 and are available on the night or in advance from Central Library.

(Merrian Lancaster)

(Dave Findel-Hawkins)