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Westhumble to Gomshall

This walk is all bout the stunning views of rolling hills and vineyard strewn valleys.

The area was a main defence for London in WWII so there’s plenty of history to see on route between glasses of local wine. 138 more words

Woodland Walks

Otford to Eynsford

This route winds through lavender farms, vineyards, Roman villas and dramatic Brunel viaducts. There’s even a castle and a falconry center!

If you’re looking for a walk with plenty to see, eat and drink on route this one is for you. 292 more words


XNRG Pilgrims Challenge - Iain McCready tells of 66 muddy miles on the North Downs Way

I had decided to undertake the Pilgrims Challenge as the start is only 2 miles from my home and I was trying to get back to fitness after not being able to run in Portsmouth in December. 857 more words

Race Reports

Why not just say Yes - Pilgrims Way Wander

Having signed up for the Round the Island race with XNRG in July, I follow them on twitter to see what they’re up to. Last week, they tweeted about needing a sweeper on day 2 of the Pilgrims Way race. 980 more words

THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY: Upper Beeding to Pyecombe

DAY 7:  Upper Beeding to Pycombe

An early start again on another beautiful clear morning and yet again a hard climb up a hill – I am not sure I will ever “like” hills – but the climbs are always worth it.  463 more words


The North Downs Way 

A lovely walk along the North Downs, starting from Guildford train station up to Saint Martha on the hill.

At the church I noticed on the outside wall, a lovely little plaque, possibly for a much loved dog? 39 more words

Summer 2017

It’s twelve months since I first started writing this blog, nearly six months since the NDW50 & I’m about to embark on training my next challenge. 1,116 more words