Tag Archives: river

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 discover an unexpected riverside footpath, meet a bull, and have an interesting talk with a farmer along the banks of the River Parrett. 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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141(pm) Barnstaple to Chivenor

It should be easy walking – flat and a good surface. But I find it hard work. A collection of boats ahead cheers me up. Not exactly a luxury marina, but a sort of informal mooring of everyday boats, the sort I enjoy looking at.

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30 (cont): Tilbury to Gravesend

The light is fading. In my walking boots, and with my rucksack and poles, I stick out like a sore thumb. I do not belong in this area …..
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