South West Coast Path: section three – St Ives to Helston

South West Coast Path: section three – St Ives to Helston

In his third blog on the South West Coast Path, Richard Langley describes the spectacular 62 miles section from St Ives to Helston.   After a few days walking from Bude, feeling tired after a long day and without a

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

South West Coast Path: section one – Minehead to Hartland Point

South West Coast Path:  section one – Minehead to Hartland Point

In the first of his blogs describing his walk along the South West Coast Path, Richard Langley describes the first leg along the challenging North Devon coastline between Minehead and Hartland Point. I was eager to start the walk of

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

Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod stands at  2,861 feet or  872 metres and  is the highest mountain in the Moelwynion range in Snowdonia. It is situated above Betws -y- Coed and Capel Curig and is close to the UK National Outdoor Activity Centre

South West Coast Path highlights.

South West Coast Path highlights.

At 630 miles long, the South West Coast Path  is England’s longest and most challenging footpath. Starting in Minehead, Somerset, it follows the coast westwards to  Land’s End and then back eastwards, all the way to Poole, Dorset. Climb it

International Mountain Leader assessment … all you need to know

International Mountain Leader assessment … all you need to know

In 2015  Climb it Range’s  Jim Langley completed his Winter Mountain Leader Award . Last week, he went one step further and qualified as an International Mountain Leader. Below Jim explains why he undertook a fifteen month process and what

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

Circular walk around the fantastic Glyderau range in Snowdonia

Circular walk around the fantastic Glyderau range in Snowdonia

  Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach sound like slightly sinister characters from the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale. They aren’t though. They are names of the two highest mountains in Snowdonia’s Glyder (pronounced gli – dur), or Glyderau range in

Loweswater and Blake Fell

Loweswater and Blake Fell

We parked up on the road that links the two wonderfully named villages of Lamplugh and Mockerin. There’s very little traffic. It’s a peaceful Lakeland road. This is, after all, border country. And this border is particularly quiet. Its windy