Appledore to Clovelly

Note: this walk took place in February and I am very late in writing it. Sorry. Have been massively busy *grovels*.  I’ve noticed that my SW Coast Path walks have become less of a leisure activity, and more of a gruelling … Continue reading “Appledore to Clovelly”

Hiatus

There has been a hiatus. After November’s expensive one-day wallow (which not only cost me two nights’ stay in a hotel for a mere 14 miles, but also finally killed off my beloved ASBOs*), I have been somewhat reluctant to … Continue reading “Hiatus”

Ilfracombe – Croyde Sands – Barnstaple

Emma, my companion on this month’s walk, is gripping my hand so tightly that I can feel the bones shifting in my knuckles. ‘It’s glaring at me!’ she says. ‘No it isn’t,’ I say. ‘It’s going to run at me! … Continue reading “Ilfracombe – Croyde Sands – Barnstaple”

Combe Martin – Ilfracombe

We are determined to set off early today. I eat two cereal bars for breakfast, and just as I’m about to wash down my customary handful of pills to complete the meal, I realise that I’ve screwed up. Instead of … Continue reading “Combe Martin – Ilfracombe”

Lynmouth – Combe Martin

Friends, I have camped. I have camped for the following reasons, and very much against my own better judgment: It was the only thing I could remotely afford. See above. Okay, so that’s not the entire list, but that’s pretty … Continue reading “Lynmouth – Combe Martin”

A Brief Guide: Minehead – Lynton

I’m conscious that my personal struggles against the weather and the inadequacy of my own two legs might have made the stretch between Minehead and Lynton sound a bit grim. Nothing could be further from the truth. The scenery (when it was … Continue reading “A Brief Guide: Minehead – Lynton”