Winterbourne Abbas Walk Two

October 1st, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

WINTERBOURNE ABBAS  Walk  Two   Route:  Winterbourne Abbas – Martin’s Down – Kingston Russell stone circle – Little Bredy – Winterbourne Abbas Length:  c. 11 miles                 Inset of Chesil Beach                                   […]

When You Get Home (Dorset)

October 1st, 2012 § 7 comments § permalink

When You Get Home   Often the best way to proceed is to select the most interesting place from the walk and then use a stream-of-consciousness technique to move through the various layers until something sparks a connection, which may be ancient lore or reveal carefully ignored territory. Most often it will just be rediscovering […]

Ogbourne St George and The Ridgeway

September 9th, 2012 § 4 comments § permalink

Ogbourne St George and The Ridgeway   Length: 12½ miles. The best map is OS Explorer 157.   The Ridgeway is designated a national trail, even a national treasure in some people’s view. Don’t be put off by the sheer number of walkers setting out to ‘do’ the Ridgeway in six days or whatever—this is […]

When You Get Home

September 8th, 2012 § 1 comment § permalink

The internet provides you with a tool of colossal power quite unprecedented in the Halls of Academe, thus far only rivalled by the printing press in its scope. As soon as you Google a place visited on your walk, a unique set of pathways will open up before you. Just dive in. For instance, if […]