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Welcome to the Website

Many thanks for visiting the Canvins web site. A local family in the village of Deanshanger Northants this is just a site showing our latest events and other things we get up to. My Hobbies include keeping fit, Taking photos and movies and Mountain biking. We also get out walking and spend a lot of our time in National trust properties and park land. The events section will show family events including Birthdays etc, also you will find trips out in here. Our walks will show some of our treks through some of the Uk.'s most beautiful places including the Lake District, Peak District and to the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and wales.

Please remember i only put the last few articles on the homepage, please click events to find the page you are after.

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St Albans & the Cathedral March 2017


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We have visited many times in the past but never had a good look around the City, also a trip to the Cathedral was planned for the visit. St Albans was once an important Roman Town named Verulamium and also for Travellers heading North on the Watling Street


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Barmouth Wales holiday 3rd March 2017

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We had planned this journey into North Wales with short notice but wanted to get some walking done around the town we were staying at Barmouth. A few nights booked in a great B&B called Lawrenny lodge that sits in a great place overlooking the Estuary . The town sits south of Snowdonia National park with the River Mawddach Estuary flowing into Cardigan Bay.


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Kent trip to Hastings & various places.

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A Trip to Kent with visits to Hastings, Scotney castle, Bodiam Castle, Bexhill-on-sea & the Town of Battle. Another trip this time to Kent where we stayed in the seaside town of Hastings. The Hotel was nice and some nice pubs can be found in the town, however its a bit run down unfortunately like a lot of seaside towns. We had a few places to visit and have documented them below for you to have a look at


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Somerset trip to Shaftesbury , Glastonbury & Wells January 2017

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Trip to Shaftesbury , Glastonbury & Wells Cathedral

The first part of our weekend away took us first to the Town of Shaftesbury in Dorset
. After a nice breakfast at Boycott farm in Stowe we set off with lovely weather to suit. Shaftesbury sits 215m above sea level and it is the only hill top settlement . The views from various points are breath taking and the town overlooks the Blackmore Vale

St Ive's Cambridgeshire - 07th January 2017

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Its been many months from the last time we ventured outside due to family commitments, but after the christmas break we finally made it out. We was going to visit Cambridge but we have been there before so we decided to visit the old coach town of St Ives in Cambridgeshire

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London Weekend Trip September 2016.

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Yet more time spent in the Capital that took us to the top of London in the Shard to Fenchurch Street garden in the Sky, also London Zoo and inside Tower Bridge and into the West End to see a show, also we did not want to take the tubes so we done over 40 miles of walking so much for a relaxing weekend

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