Primary School Scouts walk the entire length of the canal

20th March  2011

We have been able to print some fairly impressive Press Releases over the years, but nothing matches this one. We can only express our admiration for the persistence and sheer tenacity of these young people. Congratulations to each and every one of them.

Members of 7th Retford (St Swithun’s) Scout Group walked “The Cuckoo Way” over four days in February half-term, following the route of the Chesterfield Canal.

At a Scout meeting, it was agreed that the route would be split into three sections. Two days of the walk would follow the canal and would finish in Retford each evening so that the group could sleep overnight in the Scout Headquarters. The third day would see the group completing the Chesterfield to Kiveton section of The Cuckoo Way.

Read More