Monthly Archives: July 2014

South West Coast Path – Sennen Cove to Porthcurno and Cross Country

A lovely sunny day, light breeze, and what more excuse do you need for a walk along the coast path? Definitely Britain at its best, although the only ones other than us enjoying it were German and Japanese tourists, or so it seemed. I think the Germans, under cover of their World Cup win, slipped in whilst no one was… Read more »

The Roaches in the Peak District

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Whilst Mel did her last day in Liverpool, I started the journey south and then detoured to the edge of the Peak District to take advantage of the sunshine. One both of our last two visits to the Peaks, we’d admired the craggy peaks of The Roaches, a ridge Millstone Grit that juts put of the landscape. A perfect opportunity… Read more »

The Howgills and Cautley Spout

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Leaving Wensleydale behind we stopped in the town of Sedbergh, known off its book shops. There were a few although just about every other type of shops also stocked books just to keep up the illusion. We set off both over the Howgills, a nice grass covered ridge. Nice waking once you’d climbed up out of the town, which was… Read more »

Hawes to Bainbridge and back via the Roman Road

An evening walk this time and a change of scene by waking out along the floor of Wensleydale. Idyllic setting, a pleasant pint in Bainbridge and a romp back along the edge of the valley via the Roman road. Back into Hawes in time for fish and chip supper! Perfect!