Yardley Gobion

Northamptonshire


Slow Ways linking Yardley Gobion and Buckingham, Hartwell, Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell, Towcester

Progress towards triple-checked route options for Yardley Gobion’s five Slow Ways: 40%

Drawn: 5/5
reviewed: 3/5
verified: 0/5
and surveyed: 0/5

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Slow Way Route To do
Buckingham—Yardley Gobion
Bucyar one Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 150m Descent 135m
Towcester—Yardley Gobion
Towyar one Review me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 95m Descent 89m
Towcester—Yardley Gobion
Towyar two Pioneer me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 99m Descent 93m
Yardley Gobion—Newport Pagnell
Yardnew one Pioneer me Distance 15km/10mi Ascent 108m Descent 141m
Yardley Gobion—Hartwell
Yarhar one

Double check Distance 7km/4mi Ascent 75m Descent 49m
Yardley Gobion—Hartwell
Yarhar two Review me Distance 7km/4mi Ascent - Descent -
Yardley Gobion—Milton Keynes
Yarmil one

Verify me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 121m Descent 129m
Yardley Gobion—Milton Keynes
Yarmil two Review me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent - Descent -

Collective progress

44% of Yardley Gobion’s routes are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

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5/8

reviewed

1/8

surveyed

0/8

verified

3 people have contributed to Yardley Gobion’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Yardley Gobion

55km out of 97km have been walked and reviewed

70km of reviews have been shared in Yardley Gobion

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I proceeded along the path without challenge and met up with the Milton Keynes Boundary Walk, which the route follows for most of the way. The section as you cross the River Tove involves steps up to the various bridges and stiles make the route less accessible too. The route was certainly enjoyable and was an easy walk, although doesn't appear accessible for wheelers....

David Sanderson

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Yardley Gobion—Hartwell

David Sanderson added Yarhar two, a new walk from Yardley Gobion to Hartwell

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A really enjoyable walk along the Grand Union Canal, but needs sorting at either end. This brings me on to accessibility, which this route could do much better, particularly at the Milton Keynes end. In terms of transport the route starts at Milton Keynes Central Railway Station and connects with Wolverton which is good, but bypasses bus connections in Milton Keynes and misses the bus stop in Yardley Gobion. Once on the canal, the route was easy to navigate but I seemed to spend most of my time in Milton Keynes wondering where I needed to turn next....

David Sanderson

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Yardley Gobion—Milton Keynes

David Sanderson added Yarmil two, a new walk from Yardley Gobion to Milton Keynes

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At the Hartwell end, rather than following the more direct and better maintained cycleway it directs you along the footpath....

David Sanderson

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It specifically takes you across the bridge to follow the Midshires Way and then changes its mind under the bridge when you are already on the wrong side of the water course....

David Sanderson

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Generally easy to follow- a couple of crop fields North West of Alderton not the easiest to find the path across but overall a nice route....

Paul Rogers

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There is a more direct route in the section from Wolverton to Milton Keynes Central, but it is worth taking taking the suggested route if you have time....

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Buckingham—Yardley Gobion

Slow Ways added Bucyar one, a new walk from Buckingham to Yardley Gobion

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Towcester—Yardley Gobion

Slow Ways added Towyar one, a new walk from Towcester to Yardley Gobion

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Towcester—Yardley Gobion

Slow Ways added Towyar two, a new walk from Towcester to Yardley Gobion

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Yardley Gobion—Newport Pagnell

Slow Ways added Yardnew one, a new walk from Yardley Gobion to Newport Pagnell

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Yardley Gobion—Hartwell

Slow Ways added Yarhar one, a new walk from Yardley Gobion to Hartwell

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Yardley Gobion—Milton Keynes

Slow Ways added Yarmil one, a new walk from Yardley Gobion to Milton Keynes

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Yardley Gobion, Tue 31 January

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Yardley Gobion’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SP7651844785

Lat / Lon

52.09614° / -0.88442°

Easting / Northing

476,518E / 244,785N

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