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Category Archives: Hiking
I swapped the rain and hills of the previous Saturday for blue skies and fields this weekend. The route this time: Manningtree Circular. The walk would take in the historic village of Dedham and the River Stour. The area is … Continue reading
My commitment to complete at least one hike a week has fared quite well. I resolved long ago to not be put off by ‘bad’ weather – remarkably that resolve hasn’t been put to the test that much as, by … Continue reading
Last week I returned to one of my favourite hiking routes on the South West Coastal path, Lulworth Cove to Weymouth. A World Heritage Site, it’s one of the best Jurassic coastlines in the world, with striking geological landforms.
The morning of the hike dawned – we looked apprehensively out at the sky, would the weather be kind to us? A thick white cloud clung to upper end of Ben Nevis, but it looked clearer than it did the … Continue reading
If you’ve hiked up Snowdon and Scafell Pike and are yet to complete the trio of peaks, I’don’t say you’ve saved the best till last.
Last spring I went on a hike from Gomshall to Guildford, along the South Downs but a fairly flat gradient – definitely a more relaxing hike, with pleasant scenery and passing quaint villages and farmsteads on the way. I used … Continue reading
This is a really good scenic walk, I’d definitely recommend! Not too many uphill climbs, so this one is pretty good for beginners too. We stopped off at the Pine Gardens Tea Room, who do great open-filled sandwiches and traditional ice-cream, … Continue reading