Tag Archives: walking

to the estuary… busy doing nothing

Hazy sunlight, scents of earth and leaf – the air around me is mild, warm and damp and a few birds are twittering quietly. I can hear traffic noise as always from across the river. And as always I make … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Wood

I am walking down the steep-sided valley through dense tangled trees towards the beach at Peppercombe… Strange how my strongest impression is one of silence, when all around me is sound: the distant sea roar, the wind playing in the … Continue reading

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Horsey Island

We walked in this area of reclaimed marshland near Braunton, North Devon, breathing the fresh air, enjoying exhilarating views across the Taw estuary, and fascinating glimpses of wildlife and local history. I was struck by the fact that the system … Continue reading

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Through the Trees

Last month I walked from Bucks Mill to Peppercombe, picking my way slowly along the steep muddy track through the woods above the cliffs. Continue reading

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breathtaking, moving, memorable

The walk on June 12 was Linda’s first walk but felt like she had been doing it for months and years. It was an extraordinarily beautiful day – brilliant sunshine and a stiff northerly breeze that kept us all awake … Continue reading

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Walking at Leisure

Our first Essential Nature AONB Art Walk took place on Saturday, in idyllic sunshine, with a gentle wind wafting across the Burrows from the Atlantic. We relaxed, taking in the views across the wide sweep of Bideford Bay. Closer to hand, we admired … Continue reading

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