Olly Writes

Woodwork, writing, walks, DIY and more!

Tag Archives: river severn

Severn Beach Walk – Attempt No.2

Saturday 3rd December 2016

My first walk in December was a second attempt at a partial-fail dating back over three-and-a-half years.

With minimal daylight hours, the mileage was fair. It was less than an hour’s drive from home and I could avoid the motorways. Given that this was in winter, I felt confident that the majority of all cattle would already be confined to their seasonal sheds…

Would this attempt to follow the route become any more successful than the last?

Read more of this post

Advertisements

Deerhurst and the Severn Way

Sunday 20th November 2016

Another weekend and yet another November walk, with the route taken directly from one of the Walk West eBooks.

This one lead me to a non-Cotswold corner of Gloucestershire, in the village of Apperley… No, I’d not heard of it either but, the village hall was easy to find and offered plenty of parking spaces.

Read more of this post

Visiting Ironbridge

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

My second full day in Shropshire and, after a day of walking, I decided to take this Tuesday a bit more easily, with a tourist-style visit to Ironbridge, which was no more than an hour’s drive from the camp site.

Read more of this post

Coastal Walk – Clevedon to Portishead

With the summer fast approaching, I frequently think back to last July, when I walked along a stretch of the Jurassic Coast further south in Dorset. I have plans to do a little more coastal walking this year (along with further camping expeditions) and as somewhat of a ‘warm-up’, I met up with a friend in Clevedon (a local town for me) and we set off on a linear route towards Portishead.

Read more of this post

%d bloggers like this: