Teetering on Titterstone

The January 2014 issue of Country Walking magazine (out now) includes my 5.5-mile walk around Titterstone Clee Hill. Make sure you pick a clear day to see one of the …

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Swirling Around Coniston

Coniston Old Man was published in Lakeland Walker
Coniston Old Man was published in Lakeland Walker

Simon Whaley savours the views from this Coniston classic.

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Loweswater Loop

Loweswater Loop was published in Lakeland Walker
Loweswater Loop was published in Lakeland Walker

A sedate circuit, perfect for contemplation, says Simon Whaley.

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The River Colwyn

The River COlwyn - Outdoor Photography - November 2013

Captivated by a riverside spot in the heart of Snowdonia, Simon Whaley returns the following morning to photograph the location in beautiful, late autumnal light.

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48 Hours in the Shropshire Hills

48 Hours in CS 1

Check out the September 2013 issue of Country Walking magazine: Now is the perfect time to explore the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – one of the most overlooked areas of upland wilderness in Britain …

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Nature’s Gallery

Natures Gallery - Country and Border Life - March 2007-1

 

Slow Journey County: Gloucestershire

Slow Journey Destination: Beechenhurst Inclosure, near Broadwell

Slow Journey Distance Travelled: 3 ½ miles

If you go down to the woods today … you’re sure of a few big surprises …

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Conquer Caerleon

Published in BBC Countryfile magazine
Published in BBC Countryfile magazine

Explore the extensive remains of one of the most important Roman military sites in Europe …

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My Crap Holiday

The Observer:

If Michael Palin could circumnavigate the world, who could possibly stop Simon Whaley circumnavigating the Isle of Wight?

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The Long, Long Mynd Hike

The Long Long Mynd Hike by Simon Whaley
The Long Long Mynd Hike by Simon Whaley

Trek and Mountain magazine:

A challenging UK 24-hour hillwalk doesn’t have to be based in a national park. Simon Whaley discovers one such event, less than 50 miles from Birmingham City Centre.

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The Miracle on the Mynd

Miracle on the Mynd by Simon Whaley
Miracle on the Mynd by Simon Whaley

BBC Countryfile magazine

The astonishing survival, despite the fury of the elements, of one very determined Reverend …

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