Posts Tagged ‘Wessex’

The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Nine

Day Nine: 14th September Weather: Misty and low cloud, but bright skies once more Route: Broadwindsor to Lyme Regis – 14.9 Miles   The last day, there always has to be a last day, and I had a bit of logistics to work out during the day. AsI had my car with me I could [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Eight

Day Eight: 13th September Weather: Dull morning but very dry again, misty sunshine. Route: Cattistock to Broadwindsor – 14.7 Miles   A really lovely start to the day in a big homely kitchen, sharing the breakfast table and a big pot of Earl Grey tea. Breakfast taken watching the birds on the feeders and having [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Seven

Day Seven: 12th September Weather: Misty sunshine all the way Route: Melbourne Manor to Cattistock – 14 Miles   An equally bizarre start to the day this morning, as was my arrival last night, but enjoyable nonetheless. I did have my smelly pants washed in the machine last night, collected them and up to the [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Six

Day Six: 11th September Weather: Mixture of sunshine and clouds. Misty once more Route: Iwerne Minster to Melbourne Manor – 14 Miles   Following a pleasant evening in the pub at Iwerne Minster, quiet and relaxing, in your typical English Shire small village, the arrival of another sunny day brought a warmth and joy of [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Five

Day Five: 10th September Weather: Sunny for a change Route: Donhead St Andrew to Iwerne Minster – 17.1 Miles   After a great night out in the, most difficult to find, Forester Arms I awoke to the stillness of a perfect day. Amorous soft murmurings whispered my senses awake and the doves gathered in the [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Four

Day Four: 9th September Weather: Sunny for a change ha ha. Route: Heytesbury to Donhead St Mary – 18 Miles After the pub quiz of day three I slept well and woke to another bright day. A shared breakfast table with a photographer, and a good chat about cameras and I was ready for another [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Three

Day Three: 8th September Weather: Misty start and very nearly wet shock horror. It turned out nice in the afternoon Route: Edington to Heytesbury – 14.4 Miles   A really nice breakfast at the Three Daggers, but a poor sleep due to a throbbing appliance down in the kitchens. It was a great place to [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day Two

Day Two: 7th September Weather: Overcast but Sunny later on Route: Roundway (Devizes)to Edington – 16.5 miles   I awoke early as the cyclists staying at the B&B were off out early for a lung bursting 100km bike ride – rather them than me as I turned over for five minutes more kip. It was [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Day One

Day One: 6th September Weather: overcast and misty, but turning to sunshine in the afternoon. Route: Avebury to Roundway – 11.2 miles   I started this long walk with a day zero and it very nearly started as a day disaster. I had driven up from Cornwall to Cattistock, parked the car, walked to Maiden [...]

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The Wessex Ridgeway – Mobile day three

Edingham to Heytesbury – 14.4 Miles Misty start and very nearly wet shock horror. But as the previous two days it turned out nice in the afternoon A really nice breakfast, but a poor sleep due to a throbbing appliance down in the kitchens. Was a great place though but a tad expensive. Also had [...]

Posted by pete on September 8th, 2014 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments