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maryrcrumpton From: maryrcrumpton Date: May 11th, 2005 02:08 am (UTC) (Link)
A canal boat and a steam train?

Tell me more....

Mary x
pendlemac From: pendlemac Date: May 11th, 2005 04:49 am (UTC) (Link)
It's a new trip organised by the canal firm and the railway, they can do it because the Ashby canal runs alongside the Battlefield Line steam railway.

You can go in either direction but they recommend the following.

Take the boat from their base. A 3 hour cruise brings you to the top end of the railway.

Look round the station and museum then take the train back down.

At the other end walk back to the boatyard via the site of the Battle of Bosworth Field.

This way round the trip starts at 10am, if you go the other way you end up back at the boatyard at around 6pm.
maryrcrumpton From: maryrcrumpton Date: May 19th, 2005 11:29 am (UTC) (Link)
I should have asked: how far is the walk back to the boatyard at the other end?

Mary x
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