Category: Brecon Beacons

A recent round-up

I am pretty sure that around this time of year every year I write a post musing on the infrequency of my blog updates and here, in 2022, we are again. We have entered the “silly season” where life in the outdoor industry is manic…..but we love manic! Covid was a difficult time for the

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The Land of my Fathers Project

On August 31st I am going to walk the very short distance from Sedbury Cliffs, on the banks of the River Severn, into Chepstow accompanied (if all goes to plan) by my Dad and Thalia. This walk of around two miles will set me off on the Offa’s Dyke Path and will be the first

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A July round up!

It has become an annual ritual as the Summer holidays kick in for me to think “Crikey, it’s ages since I have written a blog….but it’s just been so busy”, and, thank fully after the last year, 2021 has been no exception! We have been working all over the country with a really diverse, but

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Another round up!

Well, the year continues to race on and the first half of July has seen us engaged on a variety of activities here , there and everywhere. It’s only a couple of days til I head off to Tanzania with Camps International and West Hill School which is very exciting but the last couple of

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Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! Well, it’s 2018 and I am not long back in a cold, wet and windy England after our last expedition of the year which took us to Cambodia with Camps International and twelve great students from a couple of colleges in Adelaide, South Australia. 2017 was an amazing year for Come

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It’s been a while…….

The blog has been shamefully neglected for two main reasons of late. The first is that we have been wonderfully, spectacularly busy showing people the fantastic outdoor experiences that the UK has to offer. The second, more shamefully, involved a cup of hot coffee, my computer and a wrinkle in my rug…..anyway, I am heading

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2016. The year in review.

The blog has been somewhat neglected of late, a combination of a quieter time of year and a change in my personal circumstances. However, New Year’s Eve is probably the most apt time to reflect on what has been another fantastic and varied year here at Come walk with me UK. The very fact that

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Pen Y Fan with the team from the QE2 Centre

14.9.16 Walking with; Team Q Full album on Facebook The QE2 centre in Hampshire is an activity provider for adults with physical and learning disabilities and Team Q were visiting the Brecon Beacons on a short residential break and had decided to take on Pen Y Fan as the final challenge of their trip. At

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Trekfest Brecon Beacons

3-5.6.16 Walking with; 550 odd participants Having worked on the Peak District Trekfest last year it was great to be invited to work on both of these mass participation walking events this year. Almost 600 people walking in teams or as individuals, and the vast majority of them raising money for charity, took part in

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Beacons D of E practice with BXM Expeditions and St.John’s School

28-31.3.16 Walking with; Team 8 !! Full album on Facebook The Brecon Beacons has always been special to me as my Gran has lived in the area for 30 odd years and I have very many happy memories of childhood visits to Crickhowell and the surrounding area. Whilst it lacks the height and mountain feel

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