Uphill to Bleadon (West Mendip Way)

Sunday 7th February 2021

After a month in which I was honest and stayed very close to home and walking only from my own doorstep; I decided to give myself a day off. But, instead of sitting at home, watching Netflix and taking it easy; what I had in mind was to drive for precisely five miles (across Weston-super-Mare; the town I live in) and follow a fresh route for a local walk…

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Doorstep Walk: Weston Woods

Another walk from my doorstep in Weston-super-Mare. Across the town of Worle, up to the woods on Worlebury Hill and then down towards the sad state of Birnbeck Pier.

Sunday 31st January 2021

I was feeling as though I’d exhausted my local jaunts out to Sand Bay and Sand Point. I was craving a change but, driving somewhere was still out of the question. I’d climbed and descending the Monk’s Steps but hadn’t, before this day, walked in to Weston Woods.

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Month in Review: January 2021

It was inevitable, wasn’t it, that ‘Lockdown 3.0’ would soon follow the dawn of 2021. While many of us were pleased to see the tail-end of 2020, this pandemic was not about to disappear or take a year off. This time of year and in these colder months, can present enough of a challenge for people without the intervention of a virus and a government that fails to act in good time.

Being active is probably more important now than it ever has been. With all these rules about staying local, I knew that I’d at least be able to walk.

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Doorstep Walk: Monk’s Steps

Sunday 17th January 2021

For my second Doorstep Walk in Lockdown 3.0, it was going to be hard for me to not tread on familiar ground from the previous weekend’s walk. I had thoughts about heading up to Weston Woods and I wanted to try and avoid becoming too familiar with Sand Point… So, I settled on the idea of taking in the Monk’s Steps.

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