A lovely, varied circular walk from Alstonfield, taking in the river Dove and Narrowdale Hill

A lovely, varied circular walk from Alstonfield, taking in  the river Dove and Narrowdale Hill

Alstonfield is pretty as a picture with a lovely  campsite  and pub at its heart. There’s a car park though near the centre of the village, next to the church and public toilets. After parking up turn right, heading away

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

What is it about waterfalls that draws us to them? Is it the roar and force of the waterfalls  that are so  enthralling?  Or, perhaps it’s the fact that there seems to be no limit to their power and energy,

A six mile circular walk around Elterwater, Lake District.

A six mile circular walk around Elterwater, Lake District.

An ambling, undulating and low level six mile walk along wooded and open pathways, with river crossings, waterfalls, and spectacular views of the Little Langdale valley… The village of Elterwater is pretty as a picture. It’s a hamlet centred around

South West Coast Path: section two – Hartland Point to St Ives

South West Coast Path: section two – Hartland Point to St Ives

Here in the second blog on the South West Coast Path, Richard Langley recounts his journey westwards across the rugged North Cornwall coast from Hartland to St Ives. Before I left Hartland I had a day’s rest whilst camping at

A circular walk to Bredon Hill

A circular walk to Bredon Hill

  A four mile circular walk to Bredon Hill from Conderton village through the Overbury Estate Bredon Hill stands just shy of 300 metres tall (299 metres) and gives spectacular views south over the Vale of Eveham and north over

Two days of winter walks on Jura

Two days of winter walks on Jura

Two days of fabulous winter walking on the wild Hebridean island of Jura Day One: Walk on the Paps of Jura   At the Isle of Jura Hotel I was the only guest. There were no grouse shooters. I’d chosen

Keld in North Yorkshire; the crossing point between the Coast to Coast and the Pennine Way Paths

Keld in North Yorkshire;  the crossing point between the Coast to Coast and the  Pennine Way Paths

  You may not have heard of Keld, in North Yorkshire, but it serves as one of the Nation’s most significant and important crossroads. Go there, though, and you’ll see no roundabouts, traffic lights or service stations. In fact you

Minsmere to Southwold: the ‘Sunrise’ Coast.

Minsmere to Southwold: the ‘Sunrise’ Coast.

When it comes to dramatic cliffs, crashing waves and romantic sunsets, Southwold on England’s east coastline can’t compete with its west coast counterpart. That said, the ‘Sunrise’ coastline still has a lot to offer. Unspoilt beaches, natural habitats and scenic

Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

There are many  outdoor challenges in the UK and we encourage you to take on  a long distance walk. Our very own Richard Langley, is about to set off on the South West Coast Path,  the UK’s longest National Trail. 

Golden Cap – a circular walk from Stonebarrow Hill

Golden Cap – a circular walk from Stonebarrow Hill

A four-five mile circular walk taking around two hours…allowing plenty of time  to take in the spectacular views.  This post is the first in our summer series on the South West Coast Path, coming soon later this summer. Golden Cap…