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.

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.

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

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

Severn Beach to Bristol, Part 1

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