Category Archives: 11 Somerset

157pm Weston-super-Mare

Brown sea, lots of mud, a ruined pier and a possible Banksy sighting. Weston-Super-Mare! Continue reading

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157am River Axe to Uphill

I endure the rain, meet some llamas, and enjoy great views over salt marshes. Any suggestions on avoiding wet feet would be welcome. Continue reading

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156b Brean Down to River Axe

I climb the steep steps to Brean Down – an amazing place. Later, I have trouble with snakes and cows along the River Axe. Continue reading

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156a Burnham-on-sea to Brean

The waves look as if they are made from frothy chocolate. On the brown sands I meet Beagle hounds, airplane flyers, and a solitary kite surfer. Continue reading

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155 Pawlett to Burnham on Sea

I walk along the looping River Parrett, past mud and pill-boxes. The cows here aren’t used to walkers. My progress causes eddies of panic. Continue reading

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154 Bridgewater to Pawlett, via Dunball Wharf

I’m not expecting much from today’s walk: just a slog through industrial estates and along a busy road, until I get to Dunball wharf and a river footpath. Bridgewater is not the prettiest of towns, but any marina looks nice if the sun is … Continue reading

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153 Stert Point to Bridgwater (River Parrett Trail)

I struggle through long grass, walk along a muddy river, past clyce and pills, and have several close encounters with cattle. Continue reading

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152b Hinkley Point to Stert Point

I have a close encounter with cows, miss out on a pixie mound and see a doggie riding a bicycle. Then I reach the end of the Somerset Coast Path! Continue reading

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152a Kilve Pill to Hinkley Point

There is something rather intimidating about walking alongside these fierce fences. CCTV cameras track every step I make Continue reading

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151 Watchet to Quantock’s Head and Kilve Pill

I walk along amazing shore platforms, along a coastline famous for oil, fossils and dinosaur bones. I trespass through a holiday camp, lose the coastal path and find it again in a wood, and discover a mysterious story book. Continue reading

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