Kendal to Shap - 18 miles (585.5 total) There had been some rain overnight and it was still raining, although only lightly, when I got out of bed this morning. The weather gods are still looking after me, however, because the rain had stopped and everything was drying up as I left my Guest House... Continue Reading →

Bristol to Severn View - 15.6 miles (265 total) Reaching Bristol allows me to declare that I have officially exited the South-West. Instead of travelling at a sideways angle in a north-easterly direction, I can now set course up the Severn Estuary, mostly walking the Severn Way, with the intention of heading north following canals... Continue Reading →

Taunton to Bridgwater - 14 miles (202 total) My second canal of the campaign today, the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, is around 15 miles long and goes from... Bridgwater to Taunton, or in my case, the reverse. Canal walking isn't for everyone, it can be monotonous, it can be featureless, it can even be overcrowded... Continue Reading →

Okehampton to Crediton - 19.5 miles (145.1 total) The bubbly weather lady on the television news, at breakfast, forecast a cracking day... and, amazingly, she was right. My breakfast was excellent too, so, all in all, I was in high spirits as I sauntered up the inevitable hill, initially following the Exeter road out of... Continue Reading →

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