Walk the Great North Road, Wollombi

Back on the chain gang

Ben Stubbs walks to Wisemans Ferry along the Convict Trail, a 43-kilometre remnant of mighty road works begun in the 1820s. “We have a real sense of achievement from walking 48 kilometres in two days and gaining a better understanding of the hardships William Peat and the hundreds of others on the Convict Trail must…