Sunday 13th March 2022
This would be my final walk before my trip to Snowdonia – which I look forward to start writing about soon. There would be no mountains on this outing, as I drove down to the Somerset Levels, just outside of Taunton. Another route taken from the Walk West series of eBooks.
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Sunday 6th March 2022
I’ve walked around the Wye Valley on only a few occasions. Each time, it had been under the leadership of another person and, more often than note, we’d explore Tintern and climb up to the Devil’s Pulpit.
This walk would avoid all of that, starting just north in Brockweir. Another route from the Walk West series of eBooks and one that was brand-new to me.
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Saturday 12th February 2022
On a rare Saturday off work, I drove across to South Wales. But not towards the Brecon Beacons for any forest I might’ve explored before. I was heading out for another route from the Walk West series. To the west of Newport and just outside of Caerphilly, I parked up in the village of Machen.
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Sunday 6th February 2022
I’d only once previously been to the Forest of Dean and that was an enjoyable Go Ape experience, which I’d recommend to anyone. People often rave about the location but I’d never done a proper walk around it. Contrary to my previous believe, Wentwood sits outside of the boundary.
For the second time in 2022, I drove across the Severn Bridge and to a part of Gloucestershire not too far from the border with Wales.
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