Just Visiting: Beeston Canal, Nottingham

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

Wells and Wookey Hole Circular, Somerset

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

Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 2

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.

Plants 5

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.

Stow-on-the-Wold Circular, Cotswolds

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

On the Horizon: Trent and Mersey Canal, Long Eaton to Willington

Finding ourselves having to go up to Nottingham this weekend, we decided to fit some canal walking in while we were up there and start walking another of England's majestic inland waterways

Just Visiting: Glastonbury Tor

I have very nostalgic feelings toward Glastonbury Tor and the town of Glastonbury. I lived there for nearly two years whilst I was growing up and frequently made the climb to the top of the Tor to enjoy the views on a nice day. Harriet is also very family with the Tor as she spent years of … Continue reading Just Visiting: Glastonbury Tor