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.
Time for some more urban walking. Follow me on a journey of two great rivers that showed me a different side to a city that I thought I knew well. This is not your typical 'scenic' walk in many ways but although it was different, it was always interesting. One Sunday morning not so long ago, Harriet said … Continue reading Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 1
Worcester is a city in the Midlands of England, roughly halfway between Gloucester and Birmingham. We have been here before when we walked the Worcester and Birmingham Canal to Droitwich Spa but this time decided just to spend the day in the city. It was a beautiful sunny day so we thought we would begin … Continue reading Just Visiting: Worcester
It's good to be back after nearly a three week absence in which Harriet and I moved house, moved offices and have made a new start in the amazing city of Bath. We are so happy to have moved back to this wonderful place. We have fittingly given the blog a bit of a makeover. … Continue reading Not Just Visiting: Bath
Time for something a bit more urban than we're used to. Come with me on a day's walking one of our local river trails, the Frome Valley Walkway which runs from its source near Tormarton in the Cotswold hills to its mouth where it spills into the Avon near Castle Park in central Bristol. Please … Continue reading Frome Valley Walkway, Part 1
As promised, Part 2 of this beautiful river walk is here. Hope you enjoyed part 1 of this walk along the River Avon Trail from Hanham Mills in Bristol to Bath city centre. We have gorgeous river scenery, an old brass mill, bridges, locks, marinas and more pubs for you in the second half. Let's pick up from where … Continue reading River Avon Trail: Bristol to Bath, Part 2
OK, here we go. The home stretch. 5 miles to go. As much as we enjoyed walking this majestic canal, I am eager to finish blogging about it at this stage in the proceedings. Although, there was so much to see and write about on the Kennet & Avon Canal that it seemed wrong to leave … Continue reading Kennet & Avon Canal: Thatcham to Reading, Part 2