ALL ODHS HERITAGE TRAILS

ODHS has produced several heritage trails for Olney under the following headings:

1 Trails that can accessed directly in full on this website

The trails (or walks or tours) under this heading tend to be more detailed than those produced for similar headings using the PocketSights and iziTravel software packages. They can be directly accessed by clicking the relevant link below.

Olney High Street – Heritage Trail

A Lace Walk around Olney

Tour of Olney Market Place 1800s – 1950s

2 Trails accessed via Smartphones (some take the form of audio guides)

i PocketSights software package

The following two trails developed using the PocketSights software package are now available.

Olney High Street – Heritage Trail (1 km, approx 45 mins)

A Lace Walk around Olney  (0.8 km, approx 35 mins)

The following link directs you to the PocketSights website and the above two Olney trails. A further PocketSights link reveals the full content of each trail.

PocketSights website link to Olney trails

This link also displays links to download the ios and android apps. It is straightforward to download the Pocketsights apps  and equally straightforward to load the trails. It then only remains to proceed to the start point as indicated by the app.

(Some notes may be added later.)

ii izi Travel software package

Currently only one trail is available on izi Travel software.

Olney High Street – Heritage Trail (1 km, approx 45 mins)

The following link directs you to the izi Travel website. It presents the full narrative and images for this Olney trail using three different presenters to cover the 8 points of interest. This link also demonstrates how to download the ios and android apps.

izi Travel website link to the Olney trail

(Some notes may be added later.)

iii MK Trails software package

The following two trails are available on the MK Trails software package:

John Newton walk (1.6 km, approx 1 hour) Link to the full narrative on this walk.

William Cowper’s Rural Walks (10km, allow 3 hours) Link to the full narrative on this walk. 

Direct link to android and ios apps.

The above two trails have been developed by the Cowper & Newton Museum, in conjunction with the Olney & District Historical Society.

(Some notes may be added later.)

3 Trails available on video directly via YouTube

Only one trail is currently available: Olney High Street – Heritage Trail : see below:

Olney High Street - Heritage Trail

This YouTube video version naturally has many applications. For example, it is considered suitable for presentating to people who perhaps are unable to manage the physical effort required for the trail, or do not have ready access to a smartphone.

 

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