Many of us have walked more over the past 12 months, and some of the best rambles are on former railway lines. Tell us about one you love and you could win £200 towards a Sawday’s break
Britain boasted one of the most far-reaching railway networks in Europe until the early 1960s, when the “Beeching Axe” cut thousands of miles of lines and stations to reduce the cost of upkeep. These abandoned tracks, cuttings and viaducts now provide a corridor for nature and some great walking – more than 4,000 miles of former railway line are open to walkers and cyclists – such as the Cuckoo Trail in East Sussex, the Strawberry Line in Somerset and the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire. We’d like to hear about your favourite railway ramble.
If you have a relevant photo, do send it in – but it’s your words that will be judged for the competition.