‘I’ve done 332 so far’: man aims to visit England’s 10,449 civil parishes

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:33:13 GMT 8

‘I’ve done 332 so far’: man aims to visit England’s 10,449 civil parishes


Andy Smith, who documents his travels on YouTube, estimates task will take ‘best part of 25 to 30 years’

When Andy Smith moved from the Lincolnshire countryside where he grew up, to Rotherham, he immediately longed for a return to his rural life.

“For the first 24 years of my life I lived in a village, and living in a town is a big difference,” said 37-year-old Smith, who was born in Saxilby. “It made me miss village life. So I thought, how can I combine the missing of village life with my passion for geography?”

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