Devon, October 2016

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Cycling the Magnificent Seven Cemeteries

The ‘Magnificent Seven’ are seven large Victorian cemeteries in London town. They were run by private companies into the C20th, where they basically all realised that sustainable profits from cemeteries were a bit tricky. So they were typically abandoned and then taken over by local authorities.

Google’s hopelessly optimistic about how long this 37 mile trip takes. But then Google doesn’t add time for wandering around looking at gravestones, or grabbing sandwiches and lunchtime beers. So fair enough. Continue reading Cycling the Magnificent Seven Cemeteries