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.
Continue reading “Finding Exmoor’s ‘How’ Cairns”
Where I stayed and how far I walked for each of my 7 days following the 109 mile long Cleveland Way.
Last week, I completed a 109-mile journey along the Cleveland Way in Yorkshire. From the market town of Helmsley, across the North York Moors and then along the beautiful coastline of East Yorkshire, to the end point at Filey.
In this post, I’m going to share where I stayed and how far I walked each day. It may be useful for others (I was searching for this information beforehand) and in time, I’ll write about each day’s walking and experiences in detail.
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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.
Continue reading “Withypool and crossing the River Barle”
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.
Continue reading “Simonsbath, River Barle and Five Burrows Hill”