Friday, March 5, 2010

Vic's Big Route




I have been asked a few times lately to provide details of my route. I did publish details last October, but here it is repeated. Initially, I intended to walk mainly on roads, for a more direct route, but decided it would actually be more of a direct route to the mortuary.

Vic’s Big Walking Route

France Section


Start Puivert track to:
Mirepoix roads to:
Lisle sur Tarn, pick up GR46
Rocamadour, switch to GR6
Les Eyzies de Tayac Sireuil, switch to GR36
Perigeux
Brantome, switch to GR 654
Rochechouart, switch to GR48
Montmorillon
Saumur, switch to GR36
Le Lude
Pass East of Le Mans
Pass West of Alencon
Caen
Ouistreham
Ferry

English Section

Debark Ferry at Porstmouth, then:


Solent Way to Brockhampton SU 798 058
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=422
Wayfarers Walk to near Abbotstone SU 569 334
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=508
Oxdrove Way to Bradley SU 634 416
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=339
Three Castles Path to Ellisfield SU639 458
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=464
Thames Valley Circular to Goring SU594 807
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=8610
Thames Path National Trail to Oxford
http://www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_id=460
To Oxford 130miles (208KM) miles from Portsmouth

From Oxford


Oxford Canal to Braunston, then Hawkesbury Junction.
Coventry Canal to Fazely Junction, then Fradley Junction
Trent and Mersey Canal to Stone, Kidsgrove, Middlewich, Northwich, Preston Brook.
Bridgewater Canal to Leigh
Leigh Branch of Leeds and Liverpool, then Rufford Branch of L&L to Tarleton
Douglas/Ribble to Preston.
Roads to Blackpool.

1 comment:

Kerri said...

Oh my gosh, I can't believe it is almost here already! Sooo excited for you guys! Wish we were in Puivert to help you start off but hopefully we will cross paths along your route sometime later!!! Best of luck, K