Monday 29th May 2017 Our weekend away in Snowdonia was drawing to a close, along with the end of May Bank Holiday weekend. A small number of group members were determined to tackle the three-and-a-half hour drive home ASAP. My suggestion, was to divide the journey with a walk along the way. So, we crossed … Continue reading The (Not So) Long Mynd
This is something I've not written about for a while but I do still hold on to an interest in walking the entire eighty-seven mile length of The Ridgeway long-distance footpath. September has always seemed to be an ideal time of year - not too hot and hopefully, we've already received enough rain in August … Continue reading Planning The Ridgeway: Accommodation
Sunday 28th May 2017 Walking the final one-hundred metres of ascent towards the summit of Cadair Idris now, there was only one question on our minds: Would the cloud clear in time for our arrival? Following the initial climb up from Llyn Cau lake along the Minfford Path, we found the route levelled out briefly, … Continue reading Climbing Cadair Idris (Part 2)
Climbing Cadair Idris in May 2017, with Brunel Walking Group. In this Part 1, we make our way up to the lake, Llyn Cau. Would the cloud clear before we arrived at the summit?
I was hoping I would've been able to write something last week, about my intended trip to the Peak District, which ended forty-eight hours ago... But I've not been managing my spare time well enough, which inevitably resulted in late night and last-minute packing on no fewer than two evenings! For the first time since … Continue reading Peak District Weekend – August 2017
Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th July 2017 Port Eliot sits in the north-eastern corner of Cornwall; near to Saltash and within the village of St. Germans. At the end of July each year, a festival is held on the estate. Sometime in 2016, I was invited to attend this with a friend and, having enjoyed … Continue reading Port Eliot Festival 2017
A five-mile walk from the camp site near Dolgellau in Mid Wales (May 2017).