GUC : Fenny Stratford to Wolverton

The lock at Fenny Stratford

The lock at Fenny Stratford

Looking ahead from the lock at Fenny Stratford

Looking ahead from the lock at Fenny Stratford

Bridge 94 - typical of the selection of bridges on this walk

Bridge 94 – typical of the selection of bridges on this walk

Rounding the bend to see a nice bridge

Rounding the bend to see a nice bridge

Modern concrete bridge

Modern concrete bridge

Bridge 92 just north of the A5

Bridge 92 just north of the A5

Bridge 91 - Bowlers bridge

Bridge 91 – Bowlers bridge

Heron

Heron

Approaching Tinkers bridge

Approaching Tinkers bridge

New houses by the canalside

New houses by the canalside

Milton Keynes Marina

Milton Keynes Marina

2.5 miles into the walk

2.5 miles into the walk

Bridge 87 - still surrounded by abandoned fencing despite the repairs being completed

Bridge 87 – still surrounded by abandoned fencing despite the repairs being completed

Same heron?

Same heron?

The rain starting to get stronger

The rain starting to get stronger

Why don't you just barge in ?

Why don’t you just barge in ?

Cracks in bridge 82!

Cracks in bridge 82!

Roses near bridge 81B

Roses near bridge 81B

Sheltering with a new friend under bridge 81A during a rain storm

Sheltering with a new friend under bridge 81A during a rain storm

Rain passed, on the way again

Rain passed, on the way again

Roses near bridge 78

Roses near bridge 78

In the pink

In the pink

Modernised canal house

Modernised canal house

Linford wharf bridge

Linford wharf bridge

Straight section to the west of bridge 77

Straight section to the west of bridge 77

Stantonbury Park

Stantonbury Park

Long view over Stantonbury Park

Long view over Stantonbury Park

Stone bridge (no 74)

Stone bridge (no 74)

Despite this being mid June, not much traffic on the canal - perhaps due to the weather

Despite this being mid June, not much traffic on the canal – perhaps due to the weather

New houses near the modernised canal

New houses near the modernised canal

Grafton Street Aqueduct

Grafton Street Aqueduct

Approaching the train lines south of Wolverton

Approaching the train lines south of Wolverton

Wolverton  - new housing at the canalside

Wolverton – new housing at the canalside

Steel sculpture at Wolverton

Steel sculpture at Wolverton

Grey skies dominated this walk and I had to shelter under a large bridge for about an hour at the halfway point due to rain storms!

 

 

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