Tag Archives: Weston

121. Southampton to Hamble and Bursledon

October 2004 and October 2009 Having rounded the Isle of Wight I am now back on the main land. The approach to Southampton from the west was utterly grim, along a busy dual carriageway. So I did not have high hopes … Continue reading

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83. Portland Bill to Weymouth via West coast of Portland

September 2009 Having previously written about Jersey, I’ve now returned to the main land to write about another island, this one rather closer – Portland. Portland is a very rocky island and famed for it’s stone. This means it has been … Continue reading

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6. Uphill to Brean

June 2012 This time I’m back on the mainland and continuing my journey west. Once again I take the train from home to Weston-super-Mare via Reading and Bristol. The trains run on time and although crowded not over-crowded. Better still … Continue reading

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5. Steep Holm Island

August 2012 After my adventures on Flat Holm yesterday I was hoping to head for Steep Holm. However a look out of the window from my hotel showed it was a very foggy morning. Given the weather I had my … Continue reading

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