An ambitious circular walk near the Forest of Dean, heading up to May Hill and following snippets of the Gloucestershire Way.
Thursday 24th June 2021
I was on the road and heading up to Shropshire for a long weekend away – my first “holiday” (I refuse to use that term) since September, when I went all the way to Yorkshire for a week. I’d decided to stop off close to the Forest of Dean… To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure whether I was in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire or Monmouthshire at any particular point… But my goal was to head for May Hill.
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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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Reviewing my miles, walks and runs from May 2021.
May was a good month, wasn’t it? If you discount how cold and wet it was. Like many others, I resorted to turning the heating back on, shortly before the end… And now, here in June, we’re all striving to keep cool!
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Some idea of the items I usually carry on a day-long charity walk. Food for thought. You do not need all of this or backpack as large as mine!
Having just completed the full thrity-mile long Mendip Challenge walk for the seventh year, I thought it might be worthwhile to write about some of the items and pack and carry with me, having already written about this walk itself.
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