The Richard Jefferies Museum by Coate Water in Swindon has initiated the Wildlife Walk in celebration of Jefferies’s life. This walk spans a whopping 175 miles, connecting various places that were significant in Jefferies’s life. Three weeks ago, I took on the challenge of walking the length of the ridgeway, a grueling 99 miles over…Keep reading
I set out from Wendover at 08:15, excited for the final stretch of my journey on the Ridgeway. I was headed to Ivinghoe Beacon, and I kept ahead of schedule for the whole way. As I left Wendover, I reflected on the chat with the locals last night and how lovely the place is. I…Keep reading
I woke up feeling tired today, having been disturbed by the sounds of snoring from neighbouring tents throughout the night. The bed wasn’t the comfiest, but the warm shower was bliss. I had a flapjack and banana for breakfast. Despite my fatigue, I was looking forward to the day ahead, especially as Richard would be…Keep reading
Today I walked about 18 miles (not flat though!) I left the Bull in Streatley at about 08:15 and headed down the hill in Goring for breakfast at Pierreponts, which serves lovely food. I also asked them to make me a sandwich to take away, so lunch was sorted. I was in good spirits. Richard…Keep reading
Today was Day 3 of my Ridgeway adventure, and it was a challenging one due to the weather. The rain was already pouring down before I even set off. I walked about 14 miles (22.79 km) My day began with a delightful breakfast courtesy of Louise at Quince Cottage. She also prepared a packed lunch…Keep reading
Starting the Day Right My day began with a hearty breakfast at the Inn with the Well in Ogbourne St George. I highly recommend staying here if you’re walking the Ridgeway. They even kindly provided me with a packed lunch for the day ahead. A Minor Setback I set off towards Letcombe Regis, about 20…Keep reading
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'She likes to walk and she likes to talk.' 'Mae hi'n hoffi cerdded a mae hi'n hoffi siarad.'