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389 pm Glenmore to Kilchoan

I walk across wild terrain, and wrestle with fences. Continue reading

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269 Fleetwood to Cockerham

A good walk, but shame about the footpath obstructions. Continue reading

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261 Liverpool to Crosby

That wretched Ferry Cross the Mersey song starts worming through my head again. Then here it comes: the most brightly coloured ferry I’ve ever seen. Continue reading

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260 West Kirkby to Birkenhead

I start from the quiet resort of West Kirby, plod along one of the longest promenades I have ever encountered, before descending into the bowels of Birkenhead. Continue reading

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69 (part 1). Keyhaven to Hurst Castle

The small ferry-boat is well guarded by a fierce little black labrador – with a very waggy tail.

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65. Warsash, Southampton to Hythe

You can’t mistake the Hamble Ferry. It is coloured pink. Bright pink. My second ferry crossing is over to Hythe and poses more of a challenge. I am impressed by The Queen Mary 2 and enjoy the views from the Itchen Bridge. Continue reading

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59. East Wittering to Bosham

This is a fantastic walk – beautiful weather and varied scenery – along beaches, through sand dunes, alongside mud, through woods and pretty villages. I find a tiny ferry boat and nearly get cut off by the advancing tide. Continue reading

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30. Fobbing to Tilbury

“Or, if you walk into the village, you may be able to catch a bus.”
“I am not allowed to travel by bus,” I tell him.
If he thinks this is a little odd, he is too polite to say so.
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26. Burnham on Crouch to Rochford

I am planning to make good progress over the next few days. Who knows, I might even manage to leave Essex. With 350 miles of coastline, Essex has the longest coastline in England. I was not aware of this fact before I encountered its miles of estuaries ….
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Stage 18. Jaywick to West Mersea

“Ferry,” says a male voice.
“Can you come and pick us up please?” I ask. “There are two of us and a bike.”
After a moment’s hesitation, the man says in a somewhat irritated tone, “I am not a taxi service you know.” Continue reading

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