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.
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Sunday 1st August 2021
For only the second time in 2021, I had made the journey across the border and on to Wales for a walk in the Brecon Beacons. This walk would be almost-completed new to me; a twelve-mile circuit following a route commonly known as Bwlch With Altitude… Then, adding an extra hill an ascent before the end.
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A circular walk from Panpwnton Farm in Knighton. Following Glyndwr’s Way as far as Llanguno and then heading east to join Offa’s Dyke Path and following that back to the start.
Sunday 27th June 2021
This was my final full day on the Shropshire/Wales border. I awoke in my tent, feeling ready for an eighteen-mile outing. Towards the end, I’d be following a few more miles of Offa’s Dyke Path. Initially, I’d be joining Glyndwr’s Way (another National Trail) from Knighton. In between the two, I’d have to connect the lines.
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Saturday 26th June 2021
It was time to leave the car alone for a couple of days. I quite enjoy being able to do this; setting off from the campsite and returning on foot, later that day. In this walk, I’d begin by following Offa‘s Dyke Path several miles to the north, before leaving that National Trail and looping back along a variety of footpaths and bridleways.
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