Countryfile Snapper

Last night’s Countryfile programme was from Shropshire – in fact, it was from just the other side of the Long Mynd, here in Church Stretton.

I’d already climbed Ragleth Hill earlier in the morning, appreciating the sunshine we hadn’t seen for a few days. Walking to the end of the hill, where the telegraph pole crowns the southern tip, I took a photo of All Stretton and the Long Mynd under a blue sky with some cloud.

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Headland Heaven

The June issue of BBC Countryfile explores Britain’s coastline, and my 3-mile walk around Dinas Head kicks off this month’s Great Days Out section. (Don’t …

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Welsh Border Seven Castle Challenge

Check out the October issue of BBC Countryfile magazine for my Welsh Border Seven Castle Challenge.

BBC Countryfle – October 2019

This month’s theme is castles, and sitting on the border with the country with more castles per square mile than any other country in the world, I had to have a go at getting as many castles as I could into one article. In fact, I could have got many more, but these are the ones that I suggested you could visit in one day (although the magazine has suggested you may wish to make a weekend of it).

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Where The Earth Moves – BBC Countryfile

BBC Countryfile magazine’s Great Days Out section, in the February 2019 issue, looks at Lost Worlds, and I’ve got a piece in there highlighting the varied lost worlds of Shropshire.

Limited space meant that I wasn’t able to include any detailed walking routes, but if you’d like to explore the areas I mention in more detail, check out the following links below:

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