Wedmore Moor and Nyland Hill

Sunday 31st May 2020

My final walk in May was again set in Somerset. But where I have favoured higher ground for previous weeks, this time, I would head down to and across the Somerset Levels, following a guide Robin Tetlow, author of the excellent boot Beyond Bristol 2.

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Monthly Miles: May 2020

Another month in Lockdown. Some of us saw a return to routine and work in this time, while for others, true ‘Lockdown Life’ may be ongoing, even with the ease of certain rules and restrictions.

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Lockdown Walk: Wick St. Lawrence

Sunday 5th April 2020

Another walk in Lockdown and this one took place ahead of the Sand Point walk I wrote about previously. Wick St. Lawrence is a small village and parish on the outskirts of Weston-super-Mare and a stone’s throw from where I currently live. I hadn’t explored all of the area and knew of a series of (potentially inaccessible) footpaths close that would be the feature of this morning’s outing.

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Lockdown Walk: Sand Point from Home

Friday 10th April 2020

We were barely one week in to what has become known as Lockdown in the UK and I feel bad that it’s taken me this long to write about it. This was my first ‘proper’ walk during the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic, where I would otherwise spend my evenings walking short circuits around my very local area.

At the time, there was no specified limit on how far one could travel during exercise or how long we could exercise for. Social distancing rules applied but we were not allowed to travel for the purpose of walking, running or cycling, as three examples.

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