Week 57 – Nettleton, Lincolnshire to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wednesday 30th October to Tuesday 5th November 2019

Nettleton to Market Rasen 9.88 miles
Market Rasen to Dunholme 12.82 miles
Lincoln
Worksop to Edwinstowe 13.01 miles
Edwinstowe to Blidworth 11.02 miles
Blidworth to Nottingham 10.65 miles

Total miles this week 57.38

Total miles to date 2528.74

 

Nettleton to Market Rasen

 

Nettleton to Market Rasen

 

Viking Way, Nettleton to Market Rasen

 

Market Rasen

 

Market Rasen to Dunholme

 

Market Rasen to Dunholme

 

Pottergate. One of only 2 remaining medieval gates that gave access to Lincoln cathedral.

 

Lincoln cathedral

 

Tennyson memorial statue, Lincoln cathedral grounds

 

The gateway to Lincoln castle

 

Lincoln

 

Lincoln

 

The National Trust’s Clumber Park, Worksop to Edwinstowe

 

“Nellie”, a reproduction WWII trench-digging machine, at the National Trust’s Clumber Park, Worksop to Edwinstowe

 

The National Trust’s Clumber Park, Worksop to Edwinstowe

 

Robin Hood Way, Sherwood Forest, Worksop to Edwinstowe

 

Sherwood Forest, Worksop to Edwinstowe

 

Major Oak, Sherwood Forest, Worksop to Edwinstowe. This huge tree is the biggest oak tree in Britain and is thought to be 800-1100 years old. Legend has it that when the forest was home to Robin Hood and his Merry Men they used the Major Oak for shelter.

 

Edwinstowe

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth

 

This huge sculpture of a Golden Hand, near the pond at Vicar Water, was specially commission for the Sustrans National Cycle Route. In the background are the abandoned Clipstone Colliery headstocks. Edwinstowe to Blidworth.

 

Painted on one of the bridge walls. Edwinstowe to Blidworth.

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth.

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth.

 

Edwinstowe to Blidworth.

 

Entrance to Papplewick Pumping Station museum, Blidworth to Nottingham

 

Burntstump Country Park, Blidworth to Nottingham

 

Blidworth to Nottingham

 

Blidworth to Nottingham

 

Nottingham