Melton, Scalford and Holwell

Paul's walk (click here but see notes at end) expored the undulating countyside in the Melton/Scalford/Holwell triangle, an area with ironstone quarries and mineral railways.  The walk started in Melton County Park ...
 
... and headed north from the lake up beside Scalford Brook and the Bingham to Melton disused mineral railway, one of many in the area.
Approaching Scalford's Church of St Egelwin the Martyr - one of the so-called Ironstone Churches
Coffee
Captions invited for this image of some of our younger members

Saint Leonard's Church, Holwell - another Ironstone Church
The Way Back - but not as long as the The Long Walk
* When you click on the hyperlink at the top, the route should appear on Bing Maps.  Now Bing have improved its application to make it easier to find restaurants in Seattle so it may not work quite like it did before.  If you close Preview (if it appears), ignore the New Bing Maps and, if necessay, click on ACTIVE LOG, you should be OK.