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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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Canons Ashby June 2017

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We have visited this old place before however can find no log of it anywhere. This visit was done on a scorcher of a day so we took a picnic and drove along the back roads in Northamptonshire . You can visit the house on a timed ticket but are free to visit and walk along the gardens at your pleasure, there is also the Gift shop to help take cash from your pocket.


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Staines-Upon-Thames to hampton Court a 12Mile walk. June 2017

The Ferry across the Thames

This was a great 12 mile hard walk in 30deg heat along the river thames from Hampton Court to Staines. We drove down to Hampton Court Train Station and parked there, its £6 on a weekend you can pay using Ringo on your Mobile Phone. To get to Staines took a bit of planning and for this we used the Great App Citymappe, this will plan all your London area journeys by Bus, Train, walking etc

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Lakeland fell climbing Holiday May 2017

Great Gable from Green gable summit

A Great 3 day visit up to Cumbria where we climbed some iconic fells - Great Gable, Green Gable, Grey Knotts, Brandreth & Blencathra. The weather was also kind to us with just a few gales on the top. We also managed to get a couple of National Trust properties in as well .

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Elmley Castle walk. 10.5 hard miles

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Another walk just inside the Cotswolds starting from the small village of Elmley Castle in the county of Worcestershire. The walk was around and to the summit of Bredon Hill and for views turned out to be one of the best walks we have done. You will see rolling countryside and also views for miles covering the Malvern Hills

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Tring to Berkhamsted 10m Walk. April 2017

Tring canal.

his was a walk we had done many years ago and enjoyed immensely. Its a nice ten mile walk through some of the Chilterns best countryside and best done on a sunny day. We weren't disappointed when we were met with a lovely blue sky so with sandwiches packed we headed for the start point Tring Railway Station

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Richmond to Hampton Court 8.5 Miles April 2017

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Walk number 5 down the river Thames and nearly 50miles done, however a long way to go yet !. Another section of the River Thames walked on the first day of April. We drove down to Hampton court station and parked the car up for the day for £6 - on a Sunday you can park for just £2. We found the easiest way to get to Richmond the start of the walk was by public transport, just take the train to Clapham Junction then change trains to Richmond using South West trains cost about £4 on the Oyster card.

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