Beaches, Boots and a Fox – part of the South West Coast Path

If you get down to Cornwall, try and get at least part of the South West Coast Path walked. The views are fantastic. And if you’re not in a rush there’s always a few beach cafes or pubs along various parts of it. Its kind of strange trudging across a beach full of sunbathers with your boots and backpack and … Keep reading >

Walking in Cornwall – the South West Coastal Path

In around 2 weeks I’m doing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, which is why, with a long weekend due in Cornwall this weekend – I’m sat here looking at a walk or two I can get in,  to keep the training going. Yes, I could be spending quality time in The Chain Locker or other pubs in Falmouth (ok – … Keep reading >

Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge – the please-sponsor-me blog post edition

I spent some of tonight reading about the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge and what I was letting myself in for. And ordering a map of the area. I think the Red Cross team (who I signed up with to support) will be around to assist any lost walkers but I thought it was best I had a map of my … Keep reading >

Rain, Mist, Wind and Peat Bogs – a hike on Marsden Moor

I headed off around 7.00 a.m this morning for a circular hike around part of Marsden Moor and picking up the Pennine Way for part of it. See my last post for the route I took. Well, mostly, I did actually get slightly lost (more of that in a mo) but it was essentially the same route and around 15 … Keep reading >