Monthly Archives: June 2016

Black Isle and Easter Ross

I’m in Scotland at the moment, but all being well heading home later this evening. Normal service will be resumed next week. Today I have travelled on what Britain’s smallest car ferry (that’s not my van) and crossed to the … Continue reading

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113. East Cowes and Osborne

May 2016 I decided to start my walk around the Isle of Wight in the centre of the north coast, where the River Medina, the biggest river on the island, separates the towns of East Cowes and West Cowes. The Isle … Continue reading

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To the Isle of Wight

Having reached another island I’m going to walk around that too. The Isle of Wight is in fact the largest English island both in terms of size and population. As a result, it is easy to get to with many … Continue reading

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112. Marchwood to Southampton

May 2015 To be honest this was not a walk I was looking forward to very much, as much of it is in an urban or industrial area and much of it is also walking next to busy dual carriageways … Continue reading

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111. Calshot to Marchwood

June 2014 This walk was, to be honest, not one I was especially looking forward to. I had reached the eastern edge of the New Forest National Park and ahead was the vast expanse of Southampton Water, where the rivers Test … Continue reading

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110. Calshot to Beaulieu

August 2013 Having followed the Solent Way from Lymington to Beaulieu on my previous walk, I was disappointed to note that the route of the Solent Way onwards from Beaulieu was routed along the B3054 to the edge of Hythe … Continue reading

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