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22nd June 2014: Marden Park Woods

We had a lovely sunny day for the walk from Woldingham station going south through Marden Park Woods from where there are fine views over the Marden Valley and rolling chalk downland. 86 more words


Discovering Countryside Kent!

When people think of England they think small rural villages, picturesque countryside, Enid Blyton type houses, authentic old pubs with weird names, grand palaces and for some odd reason chicken tikka masala. 757 more words

Travel Diaries

The Pilgrim Challenge

106km over two days.

My journey to the start line of the Pilgrim Challenge actually started more than a year ago, at the end of 2012, wanting to participate in February 2013. 2,440 more words

Race Report

On the up

Today, my training plan called for a hour long fartlek on hilly trails, easy overall but attacking the ups.

There’s something joyous about fartlek sessions.  You don’t have to clock watch or aim for a specific pace, you can pick and choose your efforts and recoveries to suit your mood and they seem to lend themselves much more to random wandering than other runs. 104 more words


Guildford to Dorking (North Downs Way)

Length debatable, about 14 miles after detours. Sunday June 1st.

If I learn anything from recent walking experiences the following will be good:

* Always get the distance you intend to walk right, thinking you are going on a 8 miler when its nearly 15 is not good. 321 more words


Strolling on the North Downs Way and appreciating an English country garden

Today we took a walk on part of the North Downs Way which goes through Surrey. As it is a weekend, we met others enjoying the sunny spring weather. 46 more words