Monday 21st February 2022
This walk follows a route that you can find in the Beyond Bristol Walks series of books. A pair I would highly recommend investing in, if you’re at all local to the area and looking for ideas and direction.
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Sunday 6th February 2022
I’d only once previously been to the Forest of Dean and that was an enjoyable Go Ape experience, which I’d recommend to anyone. People often rave about the location but I’d never done a proper walk around it. Contrary to my previous believe, Wentwood sits outside of the boundary.
For the second time in 2022, I drove across the Severn Bridge and to a part of Gloucestershire not too far from the border with Wales.
Continue reading “The Essence of the Forest”
An ambitious circular walk near the Forest of Dean, heading up to May Hill and following snippets of the Gloucestershire Way.
Thursday 24th June 2021
I was on the road and heading up to Shropshire for a long weekend away – my first “holiday” (I refuse to use that term) since September, when I went all the way to Yorkshire for a week. I’d decided to stop off close to the Forest of Dean… To be honest, I wasn’t quite sure whether I was in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire or Monmouthshire at any particular point… But my goal was to head for May Hill.
Continue reading “A Long Walk to May Hill”
Sunday 1st September 2019
This was it. Some two years after I started officially walking the Severn Way, I was due to complete my personal journey from Bristol to Tewkesbury.
I left my car outside of the village hall in Apperley and set off walking in search of the River Severn.
Continue reading “Severn Way: Deerhurst to Tewkesbury”