Category: Travel

Worbarrow Bay

Worbarrow Bay

A beautiful walk from the ghost village of Tyneham, across M.O.D land – accessible most weekends after public pressure applied in the 70s – up to Flowers Barrow, then down into Worbarrow Bay.

Handpainted sign at Durlston Castle

Handpainted sign at Durlston Castle

Signs painted by local children on a hoarding around Durlston Castle; it used to be a restaurant, but now is undergoing restoration as part of the Durlston Project

Dorset promotion, 60s style

Dorset promotion, 60s style

Every Day in May takes a photographic form over the weekend, as we are away walking on the Isle of Purbeck (in Dorset, and not technically and island). This detail is from a poster...

Norfolk flats…

Norfolk flats…

The U75 Country Walk took us to the flatlands this weekend; we took the train to Hunstanton, then got a lift to the bunkhouse in Deepdale. The walk took us along marshes, sand dunes...

Close to Nature

Up at 7 on a foggy Sunday morning (made ever-so slightly worth it by seeing participants taking part in the Brighton Run), then 4 hours on a train / bus / train to Dorset...

Is that Mont Blanc over there?

Is that Mont Blanc over there?

Finally, I’ve put some photos up from the Swiss Heidi adventure. Loved it, loved it, loved it… Want to go back sharpish and climb some more mountains :)

Dartmoor downpours…

Dartmoor downpours…

We went cycling / walking in Dartmoor over the weekend; taking the foldy bikes on the train, cycling to Princetown from Plymouth along the Plym Valley Way. The walk on Saturday was sunny and...

The North wind doth blow…

After some emergency glove (!!) purchases we cycled to Southwold Harbour and then walked through Walberswick Nature Reserve via the Suffolk Coast and Heath path… The nature reserve is beautiful in a weird flat,...

Down by the sea…

Arrived in Southwold this afternoon in sunshine but it’s got colder and colder with a full on north eastern wind… It must have been that made the bike ride from Halesworth feel…ahem…harder than usual…...