Tag Archives: Landscape

“There is Good Rock Here”

There are many routes up and across ‘Arthur’s Seat’, each one different. Some steep, some rocky, some a gentle stroll. On this particular occasion I began at the Southern end, and took the ascending northward path through the long grass … Continue reading

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‘Constable Country’ Walk – Manningtree Circular

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

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At the Summit of Ben Nevis

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

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UK Hike: Glen Nevis (The Highlands, Scotland)

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.

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Foreboding

As evening descends – swirling, tempestuous skies, and the dark ruins of a mediaeval castle.  I took these pictures in Fife, Scotland, where all the elements seem to warn and lament a deep and ancient history.  What do you hear from the … Continue reading

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UK Hike: Dover to Deal (South Downs)

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

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UK Hike: Scafell Pike, Lake District

Last week I had the absolute pleasure of trekking up Scafell Pike. When I put it like that it sounds like a straightforward ascent up one peak, and back down again. But actually there are about 7 peaks on the … Continue reading

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UK Hike: Juniper Top, Bluebells and White Hill (North Downs)

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