Distance - 6.59 Miles (10.9Km)
Time Taken - 2Hrs 26mins
Ascent - 91m
Second walk in 4 days? It's almost like I'm in training! Ok so I am making a concerted effort to get out and about (and to write about it). I was a bit late getting out, so I had about 2.5 hours of daylight left, which was leaving things a little tight. In the event I took longer than I wanted due to a couple of areas on the path being overgrown. Shorts and nettles do not mix well.
|Typical Bedfordshire landscape|
For the first mile I felt a bit achy, which is a poor effort really. The path is easy to follow along field boundaries and pretty flat. Even the 'hills' are not much more than long slopes. The wet and warm weather has led to an eruption in nettles and thistles. These often cover the whole field edge forcing the walker along the edge of crops (harvested recently so not an issue today). Walking along the 'stubble' gives a satisfying crunch, though I'm not sure how good it is for rolling ankles.