Category Archives: walking

Hikers’ Henley welcomes walkers

Henley-on-Thames, which was launched as a Walkers Are Welcome town on 30 September, is the second in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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The Forest at forty

I was pleased to join the Forest of Dean Ramblers’ group for its fortieth anniversary celebrations. Continue reading

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The last full-day’s walk

Ten years ago was my last proper walk with my dear friend Rozel Lawlor who died in April 2010. Continue reading

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A welcome focus on public access

Lord Blencathra, deputy chair of Natural England, made an excellent speech about public access at the launch of the National Land Access Centre. Continue reading

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PM opens Margaret’s Bridge

Theresa May, as MP for Maidenhead, opened the bridge in memory of the late Margaret Bowdery, East Berkshire Ramblers’ campaigner. Continue reading

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How do you get to Backney Common?

It appears impossible legally to obtain access to Backney Common, access land on the River Wye near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire. Continue reading

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On Garway Hill

I fulfilled a long ambition to walk up Garway Hill and explore some west Herefordshire commons with my friend Marika Kovacs. Continue reading

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