We recently visited Nottingham and had a great few days doing various things in the area such as walking the Trent & Mersey Canal (coming soon) and visiting Attenborough Nature Reserve. We also ventured into the centre of town where, as you can imagine, we were delighted to discover there is a canal. The Beeston Canal (sometimes … Continue reading Just Visiting: Beeston Canal, Nottingham
The city of Wells is well known for it's cathedral, Bishop's Palace and being the smallest city in England (St. Davids in Wales is smaller). We recently went to Wells to complete a circular walk that would take us out of the City and up onto the Mendip Hills and then back down through Ebbor Gorge and back to Wells via the village … Continue reading Wells and Wookey Hole Circular, Somerset
Welcome to the third day of our walk along this amazing Welsh canal. Having experienced the worst rain in our walking careers on the day before (seriously, it was awful), we are pleased to report that things improved a lot for this 10 mile walk from Pontypool to Newport.
I had just arrived in the village of Pill on the South side of the Avon near Portbury Docks. Come with me on the rest of the journey as I embark on a trip down the Avon Gorge into the centre of Bristol.
It goes with out saying we love this time of year when everything is in bloom. It is so important to make the most of Spring and Summer while we have them. Here are a few reasons why.
We found Attenborough Nature Reserve by accident whilst looking for somewhere to go for a short walk when we were in the Nottingham area of the UK a couple of weekends ago. It is a beautiful set of lakes, wetlands, and grasslands that was created by flooding disused gravel pits, and since its opening in 1967 it … Continue reading Just Visiting: Attenborough Nature Reserve
Returning to Cotswolds to go walking when we have the chance is always a pleasure. We enjoyed our last circular walk in the Cotswolds from Castle Combe immensely so when we saw we were forecasted good weather at the weekend a couple of weeks ago, Harriet & I devised another of our improvised circular walks and headed … Continue reading Stow-on-the-Wold Circular, Cotswolds