Tag Archives: river

302 Glencaple to Dumfries

River banks and broken bridges. Continue reading

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298 pm Rockcliffe to Gretna

Gretna Green or bust? Well, it nearly busted me, but I got there in the end. Continue reading

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298 am Carlisle to Rockcliffe

I walk up the River Eden and (almost) see an otter. Continue reading

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287 Eskmeals Range to Ravenglass

Three rainbows, two fords, and one lost husband… my last visit to Cumbria this year. Continue reading

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271 Lancaster to Oxcliffe

Rivers, bridges, and a tidal pub. Continue reading

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164am Chepstow to Mathern

I start walking the Wales Coast Path. Map-less, I lose my way a couple of times, see a rare bird, discover an unknown saint, and nearly get myself a free lunch. Continue reading

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163am Severn Beach to Wales

Today I cross over the River Severn and walk into Wales. It will be an important milestone in my coastal trek. Continue reading

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162am Bristol to Avonmouth

I walk down the River Avon, along the Severn Way. I pass a mysterious station, dodge roaring traffic, walk past decaying wharves, and come across some wonderful graffiti. 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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