Magnificent Much Wenlock

This week’s issue of The People’s Friend has my travel piece about the Shropshire market town of Much Wenlock. Sandwiched between the River Severn and Wenlock Edge, this quintessentially English …

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Top Seven Seaside Railways

Check out my top seven seaside railways journeys in the August 2022 issue of BBC Countryfile magazine. (They’re all more ‘unusual’ railway journeys, including cliff railways, funicular railways, tramways and …

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A Path to Ponder

Charles Darwin had one. Charles Dickens had one. And now I have one. I’ve always believed in the Latin phrase Solvitur Ambulando: it is solved by walking. I enjoy long walks …

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St Catherine’s Fort

The July 2022 issue of BBC Countryfile has my piece about St Catherine’s Island, which is just off the beach at Tenby, Wales. It’s currently run by some amazing volunteers, …

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Llangynllo to Knighton

The June 2022 issue of Country Walking has my walking route from Llangynllo to Knighton. This issue focuses on walks using public transport, so most of the routes inside make …

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Seven Coronation Sites

To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, this month’s BBC Countryfile magazine has a right royal theme running through it. Check out my Top Seven Coronation Sites across Great Britain where …

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Explore England 2022

Now that spring is well and truly warming us up (the bluebells will be out soon!) the annual Explore England guide is out, and it contains two of my pieces. …

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Weaving History

My feature about the Fishguard Tapestry – a 100-feet long embroidery depicting scenes from the Last Invasion of Britain (1797) has been published in the Spring 2022 issue of Evergreen. …

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Helmeth’s Bluebells

The Spring 2022 issue of Country Walking magazine is looking forward to sunnier days, when there’s more warmth in the sun and the bluebells are flowering in our woodlands. The …

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