Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Pontypool to Newport

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.

Just Visiting: Attenborough Nature Reserve

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

Birds IX

Beautiful aren't they? More birds for your enjoyment provided by us. I finally got a picture of that pesky kingfisher. Hope you enjoyed these. Birds is nearly the big one zero. More walking adventure coming very soon. Best Regards, Adam & Harriet

Birds VIII

First 'Birds' post of the new year. Looking forward to getting back our there and snapping lots more wildlife this year. 2017's walking has already started and we can already tell it's going to be a good year. Please enjoy the below; Hope you liked these. Our archive of bird pictures shows no signs of being depleted … Continue reading Birds VIII

Birds VII

Hello again. More birds from our walks. Hope you like. Does anyone know what type the yellow one is? We talk all these picture of birds so we should probably start using the correct terminology. Thanks for stopping by.  Make sure you read Part 2 of our walk from Brecon to Crickhowell along the Monmouthshire … Continue reading Birds VII

Birds VI

More birds here. Swans mainly. You know the drill at this stage. Look, like, love. Particularly pleased with this set I must say. More birds soon as well as more plants and more bugs. If you missed it, make sure you check out our visit to Blockley in the Cotswolds. The last instalments of Greenspace … Continue reading Birds VI

River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 1

This 13 mile walk follows the River Avon from Hanham Mills on the outskirts of Bristol to Bath (the Bristol Avon, not to be confused with Shakespeare's Avon or any of the others). We wanted to ensure we had finished the entire Kennet & Avon Navigation and not just the canal itself which have already completed. We ventured to the riverside hamlet … Continue reading River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 1