My experience of walking the full 30 mile Mendip Challenge in June 2021. This would be my seventh year, but with a few subtle changes to the route.
Sunday 6th June 2021
Having missed out in 2020 due to the pandemic, I was pleased to be able to take part in the Mendip Challenge for the seventh time. Last year, Weston Hospicecare did organise and host a lesser ‘Mini Mendip’ event… But to be honest, I didn’t have the greatest of interest in that one and was keen to defer my entry until this year.
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My third walk in this series, following the West Mendip Way from west to east.
Monday 10th May 2021
This would be my third walk in following and documenting the West Mendip Way, with one more journey to follow. Another circular loop in the region of fifteen miles, so that I could get back to my car.
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Good Friday 2nd April 2021
It was the beginning of Easter and I had the opportunity to go for a decent walk with a friend. Not entirely comfortable with the idea of restarting or resuming walks with groups of others, this seemed like a good opportunity to get out with company. Being an Easter weekend, I also decided we’d avoid the busiest areas, while staying fairly local to our homes.
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My second circular walk in a series that aims to cover the 30 mile West Mendip Way.
Monday 29th March 2021
Let’s get the L-word out of the way – this was my first walk in the wake of Lockdown 3.0. One the very day in which some restrictions were officially relaxed. Again.
I’d decided to keep it fairly local; keeping to the Mendip Hills. I would return to walk another leg of the West Mendip Way.
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