2 episodes

Enjoy learning about the history of beautiful Ashwell Hertfordshire with these free guided walks developed by Dr Sally Fletcher. We take you around the village and offer fascinating historical insights. Who knew exercise could be so interesting?
Download them and get your boots on!
Transcripts, maps and more info can be found on our blog:
https://ashwellwalks.weebly.com/

Ashwell Walks Sally Fletcher

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Enjoy learning about the history of beautiful Ashwell Hertfordshire with these free guided walks developed by Dr Sally Fletcher. We take you around the village and offer fascinating historical insights. Who knew exercise could be so interesting?
Download them and get your boots on!
Transcripts, maps and more info can be found on our blog:
https://ashwellwalks.weebly.com/

    Episode 2: The Pub Crawl

    Episode 2: The Pub Crawl

    A walk through historic Ashwell where we visit the remains of 2 breweries and dozens of pubs - existing and defunct. The walk takes about an hour. It starts at finishes at the Ashwell Springs. Walk through history with Dr Sally Fletcher from the now crystal clear springs that fuelled the brewing tradition to the transplanted waterwheel to the Australian Cow, and everything in between.
    A full transcript of this podcast can be found at ashwellwalks.weebly.com
    Songs in this podcast, found on Free Music Archive
    Marwood Williams, “I’m Walking”
    Roger McGuinn “Follow the Drinking Gourd”
    Roger McGuinn “Drunken Sailor”
    The Trumpeteers “Little Wooden Church”
    Dazie Mae “Drink Beer (Till the Day I Die)”
    Kandia Crazy Horse and Spirit of 76 “Walk on Boy”
    Tiny Folk “In the Museum”
    Food Will Win the War “Ice cream and a Beer”
    Mr and Mrs Smith “Beer Bottles for Breakfast”
    Kathleen Martin “Major Melon Farmer (remaster)”
    The Shivers “Who’s Gonna Walk My Baby Home”
    The Clientele “We Could Walk Together”
    Steve Bartolomei “Big Engine”
    Grievous Angels “Seven Engines”
    Nic Waterman “Crowded Closet”
    Derek Clegg “Holy Cow”
    Cletus Got Shot “Pour Me Another”

    • 45 min
    Foraging in Ashwell

    Foraging in Ashwell

    Dr Sally Fletcher takes us on a 1 hr walk through time, where we discover what and how to forage from Ashwell's historic hedges and orchards. We find out what and where to pick fruit during this lovely, leafy walk and even some recipes.
    Our walk starts at the Ashridge Farm Caravan site. 5 Ashwell St, Ashwell, Baldock SG7 5QF
    You can read a transcript of the walk on our blog: https://ashwellwalks.weebly.com/
    Author: Dr Sally Fletcher
    Production: Diane Jacoutot

    • 27 min

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