Bradford-On-Avon – 21.6.15

June 22, 2015 at 5:19 am

Bradford-on-Avon

A relatively easy walk for the longest day of the year. Although it was the first day of summer, someone forgot to tell the clouds which were present most of the time.  Starting from the station car park in Bradford-on-Avon the walk was along the river towards Avoncliff and back down the canal. The canal was busy with boats and some ducklings and a lot of people were out and about both on foot and bike.

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Walkmeter Map

(oops – left the tracker going on the drive home – so ignore the straight line from BoA to Bath – that’s not part of the walk!!)

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ducklings on the river

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a handy stop about half way around

 

 

 

 

 

Newton-St-Loe – 4.1.15

January 4, 2015 at 4:14 pm

This is a really varied route – through woods, bridle paths, country lanes. It’s quite hilly so there would usually be good views but today the weather was dank and foggy so we couldn’t see very far. For the first half mile we were joined by a sweet little black kitten who seemed to think we were headed somewhere interesting. There wasn’t much else in the way of ‘wild’ life – probably all sheltering from the cold.
After we finished walking we popped in to the lovely farm shop where everything looked delicious on account of being hungry after the walk – came away with some blackcurrant shortbread which lasted about 5 minutes after getting home.

Newton St Loe – the first ramble of 2015.

Charmy Down – 14.12.14

December 12, 2014 at 5:25 pm

Charmy Down

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Circuit of Bath walk 2013

September 29, 2013 at 5:35 pm

This is a charity walk organised by Julian House.  The complete route is a whole day affair but you can choose to do just one or more smaller sections of it.  There are some amazing views, especially from the top of Little Solsbury Hill and as the walk usually happens in September it as an excellent opportunity to do some foraging – blackberries and sloes are abundant along the way.

 

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