CliftonKeyworth

Clikey two
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By Hugh Hudson on 08 Nov 2023


Distance

9km/6mi

Ascent

99m

Descent

71m

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Description

Ever since walking CLIKEY one last year, I have had a nagging feeling that a better route is available, because the A60 crossing at Bradmore is not 100% safe and the road walking on Pendock Lane lacks adequate verges and can get busy. This route is slightly shorter - there is still quite a lot of road walking but apart from Flawforth Lane these roads have good pavements, and Flawforth Lane has a flat wide grassy verge on the south side that is well trodden and usually well mown, so although the road is something of a rat run it can be used safely and comfortably. There are a few places that can get a little wet and muddy, but that is also true of CLIKEY one. Note that I have plotted the route along the right of way line between Plumtree and Keyworth but the first field south of the railway bridge has a well trodden alternative along its perimeter

Ever since walking CLIKEY one last year, I have had a nagging feeling that a better route is available, because the A60 crossing at Bradmore is not 100% safe and the road walking on Pendock Lane lacks adequate verges and can get busy. This route is slightly shorter - there is still quite a lot of road walking but apart from Flawforth Lane these roads have good pavements, and Flawforth Lane has a flat wide grassy verge on the south side that is well trodden and usually well mown, so although the road is something of a rat run it can be used safely and comfortably. There are a few places that can get a little wet and muddy, but that is also true of CLIKEY one. Note that I have plotted the route along the right of way line between Plumtree and Keyworth but the first field south of the railway bridge has a well trodden alternative along its perimeter

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Clifton
Grid Ref SK5544834349
Lat / Lon 52.90375° / -1.17707°
Easting / Northing 455,448E / 334,349N
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Keyworth
Grid Ref SK6181631159
Lat / Lon 52.87439° / -1.08301°
Easting / Northing 461,816E / 331,160N
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Distance

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Ascent

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Descent

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