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Monday, July 23, 2012

Bugsworth Basins to New Mills.

Map picture

New Mills (3)

We left Bugsworth basins this morning with blue skies and the sun shining brightly.

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The views across the Goyt valley from the canal are amazing.

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Approaching New Mills, where we moored up.

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Jo prepared a packed lunch and we set off for a walk through the Torrs Riverside Park. We started from the canal to head towards the town.

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We came across this sun dial which indicates the the seasons.

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A marshy bit.

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The railway viaduct.

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The River Goyt.

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Underneath the railway viaduct.

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The double arched road bridge in New Mills.

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Today the Torrs Hydro was working and putting out 50kW as shown on the meter.

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We then walked up the Sett Valley trail to here, where we turned back to return to New Mills for our picnic lunch.

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After lunch we walked along the Millennium Walkway and then up to the railway station, before walking around the shops then heading back to the canal.

Keith

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