Category Archives: Walking

Day 3 Kintbury to Marlborough Via Great Bedwyn

Today the sun was up early again and was full blast. We had a plan to get to Marlborough but as its about 7 miles north of the canal it would involve a bus ride. (It’s interesting to note that the … Continue reading

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Day 2 Midgham to Kintbury

Day 2 started with the Sun already high in the sky. It looks like another sun-feast yesterday was in the high 20°C and today was looking the same. Let’s hope that there will be plenty of shade along the towpath. … Continue reading

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Day 1 Reading to Midgham

The day started well but we were running late and needed to walk the 3km to the train station in record time just to get the train to Reading and the start of the walk. Fortunately Norma “our next door neighbour” … Continue reading

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Walking the Kennet and Avon Canal

Last year we visited the famous, Caen Hill locks, Bettie and I hatched a plan for a holiday. We were visiting Bath and stopped at the at Caen Hill locks on the way home. Friends of ours “Brendan & Gwen” had … Continue reading

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A Lovely Walk in Burnham Beeches

Yesterday (Sunday), Bettie and I had a walk in the Beeches, with Alex and Beth who have  recently extended there family, with Suzie, who came from a Dog Rescue. The weather was lovely and the colours in the Beeches at … Continue reading

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Some pictures of our recent walks

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A walk to the summit of Snowdon

A couple of weeks ago we walked to the summit of Snowdon and I took some photos which I have now stitched together it’s a bit rough but gives you a feel for what the view and the weather was … Continue reading

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Video from Scafell Pike

Here is the video that Ian took of our training climb of Scafell Pike

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Three Peaks Challenge

These pictures are from our Scafell Pike trip. It should be noted that I was completely knackered by this climb. I could just about walk two days later. If you look at the photographs you will see that Beth’s Dad … Continue reading

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Three Peaks Challenge

So I was starting to think the start of the session was going slow as I hadn’t entered any races yet, Then Beth comes home and states that we will be trying to complete the Three Peaks Challenge on the … Continue reading

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