Coleridge Way: Walk #1

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 Castles and Coast Way

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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Wedmore to Draycott Sleights

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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Walking the Polden Way

My first ever walk on the Polden Hills in Somerset and exploring the length of the Polden Way.

Sunday 22nd November 2020

I was born in Bristol and have grown up in North Somerset. Since 2012, I’ve been roaming the Mendip Hills along with other parts of Somerset. But I’d not previously been down to the Polden Hills… On the Somerset Levels, just south of Street and Glastonbury.

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