Searching for the Joaney How and Robin How cairns on Exmoor and not far from Dunkery Beacon.
Tuesday 24th August 2021
This would be my final walk of a three-day weekend down on Exmoor, ahead of my final night of camping at Halse Farm. I drove to Webber’s Post for the beginning of this one. I’d been up Dunkery Beacon many times but for now, I wanted to find a couple of named cairns from the OS Map.
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Monday 23rd August 2021
This walk was the main reason for which I chose my particular campsite just off of Winsford Hill on Exmoor. It was to be a repeat of a walk I did with two friends back in January 2019.
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Sunday 22nd August 2021
This was my first walk as part of a three-night getaway and camping trip down on Exmoor. I drove down in the morning – car fully loaded with my tent and all – somewhat ready to do this long and challenging walk before looking to pitch up near Winsford.
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A circular walk from Washford in West Somerset. Stepping in to Exmoor National Park on a rainy day.
Sunday 11th July 2021
It was forecast to be a wet day. I’d hope to have been able to spend it on Exmoor but, I wasn’t keen on driving as deep in to the heart of the National Park. Tired of all my local Mendip walks, I still wanted to get out and make something of my time. So, I devised a route that would take in lesser-known parts of West Somerset and a portion of Exmoor.
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