A TRAVELLER from Bolton is embarking on an highway journey in which he’ll go to each settlement in Britain… named Bolton.
Matt Hayes, 29, initially from Highfield in Farnworth, will likely be joined by girlfriend Meg Woods, additionally 29, on his formidable week-long journey.
His 800-mile journey will take him by way of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumbria and eventually as much as Scotland.
Real property researcher Matt stated: “It has been a joke for a few years that I, as a proud Boltonian, ought to embark upon a world tour of Boltons.
“There are locations throughout the world sharing our nice city’s identify, in the US, Zimbabwe and even the Philippines.
“However, my girlfriend and I’ve determined, for my thirtieth birthday, to chunk the bullet and go to the related landmarks in Great Britain.
“The pandemic made us go ahead with the plans that we’ve talked about for years,” he added.
“I’m also just looking forward to spending some time in the countryside.”
The couple plan to cease off at 20 Bolton-related locations and landmarks all through their journey, together with Bolton Abbey and Bolton Castle.
Taking a visit down reminiscence lane, Matt additionally intends to go to his college metropolis of Lancaster, earlier than making an all-important cease in Bolton-le-Sands.
The adventurous pair can even make stops in Bolton Green in Chorley, Bolton-on-Dearne in South Yorkshire, Bolton-on-Swale in North Yorkshire, Boltonfellend in Carlisle and Bolton in East Lothian, Scotland.
Amid the action-packed itinerary, the couple plan to take some to chill out by spending a while in Edinburgh.
Matt stated: “We had been initially planning to do that after my birthday in October.
“However, we introduced our plans ahead upon listening to that Michael Bolton will likely be performing in Blackpool on September 27.
“How better to close our historic tour of Boltons than to see the world’s second-greatest Bolton singing live on a Greatest Hits tour?”
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