Canal Adventure #6 – Oswaldtwistle to Cherry Tree

Or, “We’ll never get home if we keep standing here staring at a duck on a roof”.

Yesterday’s canal adventure was a bit of an expedition. Having run as far as Cherry Tree the previous week, we decided that the most efficient way to clock up some miles would be to catch the train from Cherry Tree and run back along the canal. Trains from Cherry Tree to Oswaldtwistle are at best infrequent on a Sunday and if we missed the 10.24, the plan was null and void. As such, I woke up at 7.15 with a mild sense of panic and had to resist the urge to force Ginge to get up, dressed and sit in the car so we would be ready.

Cherry Tree station - deserted on a Sunday morning

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