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West Somerset Coast Path – Watchet to Minehead

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A gorgeous day for a walk, what if intended to be a comfortable 10 miles along the coast to Minehead, part training for Amanda’s charity walk from Somerset to Leicester in June, following the Fosse Way. Mel and Amanda were along for this walk too, and the weather pulled off a perfect Spring day. A little hazy out to sea,… Read more »

On Croydon Hill

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Off on another lovely long walk today, with sights set on Croydon Hill, as mentioned last week. For a collection of reasons a week passed by since the last walk, which was not my intention, but hey-ho. Clouds seem to be a feature of early morning now, perhaps a sign that summer is coming to an end, and the morning… Read more »

SWCP – Blue Anchor, Minehead, Porlock

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The journey along the coast path started a little east of the official start point in Minehead. As we were currently camped with the motorhome at Old Cleeve, that seemed like the best place to start. Officially, the walk along the coast here is part of the Somerset Coast Path, and I believe there are plans to try and officially… Read more »

Walking the South West Coast Path (SWCP)

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A map showing that section of coast path between Minehead and Clovelly

Finally, I get to go on a walking tour. I’ve been mad keen on doing something like this for best part of a year. Much of last year was lost to house renovations, and certainly meant that I couldn’t keep cycle fit, such that touring by bike at the moment would probably not be all that enjoyable. I have been… Read more »

First Ever Mountain Bike Ride!

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Click Here for the Full Interactive Map Today was a first. First time I’d ever gone out on a mountain bike. I’ve been looking at MTB options, partly because I’ve been wondering about changing my touring strategy to include more off road excursions, and whether a trailer was a better load carrying option to panniers. It strikes me that if… Read more »