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

Just Visiting: Warwick

As part of our mission to walk the Grand Union Canal in it's entirety from Birmingham to London, Harriet and I recently ventured up to Warwick to do more canal walking. After coming off the towpath at the end of our delightful 2-day walk through Warwickshire, we spent the following day in Warwick having a look around the town and, of course, the castle.

Not Just Visiting: Bath

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

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Crickhowell to Pontypool, Part 1

Welcome to the second day of our adventure walking the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal in Wales. The first day (Parts 1 and 2) was beautiful and so memorable, although it did lure us into a false sense of security. We knew this would be a tough one as we aimed to cover just under 19 … Continue reading Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal: Crickhowell to Pontypool, Part 1

Cotswold Way: Wotton-under-Edge to Old Sodbury

Recently Harriet and I started tackling The Cotswold Way which is a National Trail running for over 100 miles from Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire to the old Roman city of Bath. Join us on our first stretch of this historic trail from Wotton-Under-Edge to Old Sodbury which took us along a 14 mile stretch of beautiful but challenging footpath. As is so … Continue reading Cotswold Way: Wotton-under-Edge to Old Sodbury

Just Visiting: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire

Harriet and I were in Herefordshire recently and decided to visit the Norman medieval castle at Goodrich. We had been through Goodrich before when walking our Symonds Yat Circular but unfortunately had not had time to visit the castle while we there. When got there is was obvious to us why this ruin is regarded as one … Continue reading Just Visiting: Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire

Just Visiting: Minchinhampton, Cotswolds

Minchinhampton is a small town in the Cotswolds near Stroud, Gloucestershire that is on the very top of a big hill. At points on the drive up, Harriet and I were directing words of encouragement at her car as it was clearly having to work very hard. The town itself is quaint and very pretty, but … Continue reading Just Visiting: Minchinhampton, Cotswolds