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    Steel Rails

    The Peak District once had a sizeable network of railway lines, despite the difficult terrain it presented to their builders.

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    Rambling on

    Rambling on in Dovedale Happily rambling along the M1 of footpaths, the one that hugs the Dove river in the…

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    British walking tours, Brackenbury

    The Savage Cow Phenomenon

    Lovely word, is bovine. Almost onomatopoeic in its evocation of the large and gentle, the slow moving, the non-threatening and…

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    Looking up

    ‘You never look up, do you, when you’re walking around a city?’ ‘Nah, you need to check where you’re putting…

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    Pointing East

    A departure in every sense for Brackenbury’s Britain was my trip to China on the “Midlands Engine” trade mission to…

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    Nottingham’s Literary Heritage – guest blog by James Walker

    James Walker, literary editor of “Left Lion” and Director of Nottingham’s bid for UNESCO City of Literature For a provincial…

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    Launching corporate tours and days out!

    Offering something a bit different…. This week Brackenbury’s Britain officially launches its corporate tours and days out service which is aimed at…

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    Changing landscapes

    I was in the Peak District yesterday. It was a fantastic day and we enjoyed a really good walk from…

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    The East Midlands – the place to visit in 2015

    2015 looks like being a vintage year in the East Midlands for anyone interested in heritage and culture. Of course, this…

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    Times for walking

    I was going to write about the scourge of wind farms this month but one of my friends pointed out…