Tag: Challenge walks

Walking The Avon Valley Path

It’s always great to have the opportunity to explore an area that you are unfamiliar with, there’s the sense of adventure and the excitement of learning something new. Here at Come walk with me UK we have become increasingly excited by walking long distance footpaths, whilst we still love the buzz of scaling a mountain

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Scottish National Trail Week One with Thistle Trekking

Here is a copy of the blog I have just written for Thistle Trekking after completing the first week of the Scottish National Trail with a group of Thistle trekkers. The route runs all the way from Kirk Yetholm to Cape Wrath a distance of over five hundred miles and Thistle will be running two

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#MarchforDoddie. Trekking the High Atlas

Doddie Weir was a legend as a rugby player, a towering presence in the Scottish second row he was once described by the legendary commentator Bill McLaren as being “On the charge like a mad giraffe”….he was also widely regarded as one of the most likeable men in rugby and so when, after his playing

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2022

This was written a week or two ago and I then completely forgot to post it 😉 Well, it’s 2022 and we are in the teeth of Storm Franklin, the third named storm to be battering Britain in the last week. It’s been a pretty quiet Winter here at Come walk with me towers after

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Walking the Anglesey Coastal Path

Leg three of the Land of My Fathers project was the Anglesey Coastal Path, a long distance path in it’s own right that covers 130 miles of mostly coastal walking. I have to confess to having visited Anglesey very rarely in spite of it’s proximity to Manchester with my visits being restricted to a few

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Land of my Fathers Project Part one

So, some of you may have noticed that the website has been a little quiet of late, the reason for that is that I have been undertaking a significant personal challenge which I have thought about for a number of years but which Covid gave me the impetus to undertake. I spent September, October and

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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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Three Peaks in Three Days

The Three Peaks Challenge is probably one of the best known walking/adventure challenges undertaken regularly in the UK today. For many people it is the ultimate physical mountain challenge and a hugely successful event that raises large amounts of money for many charitable causes. For others it puts huge pressure on the mountains, leads to

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Lad Law from Wycoller walk

Wycoller is an almost achingly idyllic hamlet situated at what is literally the end of the road around four miles from the town of Colne. It consists of a tiny collection of stone cottages,a hatch serving hot bacon butties, pies and pasties and the ruins of the sixteenth century Wycoller Hall, originally owned by the

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