England Coast Path – Weston to Brean Down

There were no complaints from me when Harri suggested we return to Somerset to check out the changes to the England Coast Path near Uphill and Brean Down. I love coastal walking and this cider-producing region of England is one … Continued

Exmoor – Minehead to Porlock circular

After yesterday’s undemanding stroll along the England Coast Path we were venturing into Exmoor National Park today. The first high hills of Exmoor were a stone’s throw from our cottage and while I’d been happy enough to admire the autumnal colours of … Continued

A tale of two rivers: part 2 – the Rhymney

Rivers that don’t flow into one another are generally separated by a stretch of coastline. Thus, having walked miles downriver to the mouth of the Ebbw, we now had some coastal walking to do before we reached the Rhymney. Fortunately, this was mostly along … Continued

A tale of two rivers: part 1 – the Ebbw

With summer almost upon us and very little local hiking done this year, Harri felt it was time we challenged ourselves to a longish walk. Nothing on the scale of the mammoth treks tackled by those hardcore types at the … Continued