Category Archives: Lakes and Reservoirs

Stanwick Lakes to Islip

A winter walk from Stanwick Lakes

My plan today is to follow the cycle track from Stanwick Lakes to Islip. And then to continue my walk along the Nene Way, until I reach the village of Wadenhoe.

I start walking from the car park at the Visitors’ Centre.  It is a crisp and sunny winter morning, a lovely time to be walking beside the lakes.

Stanwick Lakes, Ruth Livingstone on a winter walk
Stanwick Lakes nature reserve

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Grafham Water walk

A good way to spend a sunny winter day: walking around Grafham Water.

Just off the A1, near Huntingdon, this manmade reservoir is owned by Anglian Water and is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is easy to get to by car and provides a pleasant walk (10 miles) around its perimeter.  Much of the walk is shared footpath and cycle track.
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