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.
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
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
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
Now that we live in Bath, there really is no excuse not to do our favourite local canal walk as often as possible. This post, as promised, has been updated with better pictures. This is the third time I have updated this one; hopefully this version will prove to be definitive. The new and improved account … Continue reading Updated (again): Bath to Bradford-on-Avon
The downpour continues in Part 2 of Crickhowell to Pontypool. We were just over halfway and soaking wet. Heading off from Llanfoist Wharf (our location at the end of Part 1) we battled on though the weather which seemed to be getting worse by the minute. We were still able to take in the views of … Continue reading Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Crickhowell to Pontypool, Part 2