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 30 mile Mendip Challenge (June 2021)

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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West Mendip Way: Shipham to Draycott

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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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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