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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The first walk in a series following the 51 mile long Coleridge Way across Somerset, with my friend Anna.
Monday 14th June 2021
It’s probably been a year since we first talked about walking the Coleridge Way. My friend Anna has been keen on completing this fifty-one mile route across West Somerset. Together, we’d previously completed the entire Somerset Coast Path and this was going to be our next adventure.
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Walking the 13 mile long Castles and Coast Way in West Somerset. A new circular footpath, created in 2019.
Monday 3rd May 2021
This was the first weekend in May where I had the idea of driving down to Exmoor for a full day’s walking. But the weather forecast looked grim – and it has barely improved as the weeks have passed. I was sizing up the Quantock Hills, when I spotted the ‘Castles and Coast Way‘ marked on the latest OS Map.
It was time to explore this thirteen-mile long Way, walking between the Quantock Hills and the West Somerset coast.
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Sunday 23rd August 2020
For the first time since lockdown had been thrust upon us, I made the ninety-minute drive down to Exmoor. A National Park I’d have spent more time exploring this year; but for the intervention of the pandemic.
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