Sunday 10th September 2017 2017 marks the eighteen-year anniversary of Brunel Walking Group. Back in September, our current chairman (David) decided to host a repeat of the group's first ever walk; a loop beginning in Cheddar that also follows a portion of the West Mendip Way. You may know that I've personally walked the West … Continue reading Cheddar and the West Mendip Way
Walking the Brean Down Way; a combined cycle and walking route linking Brean with Weston-super-Mare, that opened in July 2017.
Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th November 2017 I've just spent the past few days in Pembrokeshire, towards the south-west of Wales. Last weekend, I crossed the Severn Bridge to attend a walk leader and navigation course in the Brecon Beacons. This is something that Brunel Walking Group organise at this time every year (I was … Continue reading Walk Leader Training and Navigation
Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017 As I reached Pen Trumau, close to the halfway point in this walk, I'd achieved a height of around 700m above sea level. Waun Fach, the highest point in the Black Mountains range, could be reached by climbing only another 100m or so. When you're following an ascent while … Continue reading Big Black Mountains Hike (Part 2)
Part 1 of 2, in a 17 mile circuit of the Black Mountains in Wales.
A circular walk from Combwich in Somerset that heads out to Hinkley Point before walking back along the coastal path.
Completing the 16.5 mile long Somerset Three Peaks Walk; following a previously unexplored section around Clutton.