<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD><TITLE>ACW - CW 14 Update</TITLE> <META content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv=Content-Type><LINK rel=stylesheet type=text/css href="normal.css"><!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <META content="MSHTML 6.00.2900.2523" name=GENERATOR></HEAD> <BODY> <TABLE Border=0 CellSpacing=0 Width="100%"> <TR> <TD>Walks Update <A HREF="acw_ow_news.html#index">Index</A></TD> <TD> <P align=center>see also <A HREF="acw_ow_all.html">Update Notes on All Walks</A></P> </TD> <TD> <P align=right><A href="index.html">A Coventry Way Home</A></P></TD> </TR></TABLE><!-- bottom border ends --> <HR> </BODY> <!-- Mirrored from www.acoventryway.org.uk/acw_ow_14.htm by HTTrack Website Copier/3.x [XR&CO'2014], Fri, 24 May 2019 14:05:27 GMT --> </HTML> <META name=GENERATOR content="MSHTML 8.00.6001.23588"></HEAD> <BODY> <H3>ACW Circular Walk 14 - "Through Bulkington"</H3> <P>A good walk, but has suffered from navigation difficulties between Hollyhurst Lakes&nbsp;to just beyond&nbsp;Weston Lawns Fisheries.&nbsp; We have been working with the Landowners/Farmers to create Permissive Paths (which we hope will soon become diverted Definitive routes).&nbsp; We have also changed the route just after Bulkington to make use of the improved path through Barnacle Lane Pond nature conservation area.</P> <P>The revised 2014 edition of the 21-walks book (currently under editing) has created a good draft for Walk 14&nbsp;- a copy of Directions &amp; Map&nbsp;is reproduced as <A href="14-Directions%26Map.pdf"><STRONG>14-Directions&amp;Map.PDF</STRONG></A> which you are advised to print, trim then&nbsp;paste over pages 68 &amp; 69.</P> <P>A short note on each significant change is given in table below.</P> <TABLE border=1 cellSpacing=0 borderColor=#c0c0c0 cellPadding=3 width="100%"> <TBODY> <TR> <TD><IMG border=0 alt=shim src="Images/shim.gif" width=155 height=1><BR><STRONG><EM><FONT color=#000080>Location</FONT></EM></STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG><EM><FONT color=#000080><IMG border=0 alt=shim src="Images/shim.gif" width=150 height=1><BR>Description</FONT></EM></STRONG></TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <P>GR 376 843 to&nbsp;374 859, <BR>Note 4, first 3 lines</P> <P>Hollyhurst Farm Area</P></TD> <TD>The change of land-use in this area to create football fields is nearing completion, and we are&nbsp; using the new paths created to avoid crossing pitches which will soon be constructed.</TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <P>GR 374 859 to 373 862<BR>Note 4, line 4</P> <P>Through new woodland area</P></TD> <TD>The change of land-use in this area to create the new "forest" was finished some years ago, but diversion of the Definitive Path is still not implemented.&nbsp; The approved plans included diverting the path round the edge of the new forest, and we have agreed to use it.</TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <P>GR 373 862 to 372 868<BR>Note 4, lines 5 &amp; 6</P> <P>Round Weston Lawns Farm Horse Paddocks</P></TD> <TD> <P>This route has been evolving over many years.</P> <P><STRONG><FONT color=#ff0000>Now (mid-Nov-2014) the nennw route is usable on the "final" line.&nbsp; Over the next few months the farmer expects to finalise the fences and fence crossings and spray the young oil seed rape to fully define the complete route on the ground.<BR>&nbsp;</FONT></STRONG></P></TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <P>GR 372 870 to 374 873<BR>Note 4, lines 7 to 9</P> <P>Round Weston Lawns Fishery lakes and to the Pylon</P></TD> <TD> <P>We have now agreed to an easier to follow route, and the new landowner will be evolving clearer route marking if needed.&nbsp; </P> <P><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>A new fence is now in place clearly showing the boundary between "Weston Lawns Fishery land" and the "Weston Wood land" and a waymark and cleated path will soon clearly define the route from that fence to the Pylon.<BR>&nbsp;</STRONG></FONT></P></TD></TR> <TR> <TD></TD> <TD></TD></TR> <TR> <TD> <P>GR 392 863 to 393 862<BR>Note 5, lines 5 &amp; 6</P> <P>Barnacle Lane Pond nature conservation area</P></TD> <TD>The new paths in this area make a more interesting and easier route.</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <META content="MSHTML 6.00.6000.16788" name=GENERATOR></HEAD> <BODY><HR> <TABLE Border=0 CellSpacing=0 Width=755> <TR> <TD><A href="#top"><IMG alt="" hspace=0 src="top.gif" align=middle border=0></A>&nbsp;<A href="#top"> back to top</A></TD> <TD>&nbsp;&nbsp; </TD> <TD> <P Align="center"><FONT size=1> <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript" type="text/javascript"> <!-- Hide from old browsers lastmod = document.lastModified // get string of last modified date; 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