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Walking & Hiking

Photos and routes from my walking and hiking adventures in Bristol, Somerset and Wiltshire in the UK.


Chatelherault Country Park
17th January 2017Walking & Hiking
Chatelherault Country Park is a country park in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The name comes from the French town of Ch√Ętellerault, which the nearby town of Hamilton is twinned with.
Walking in Moffat
15th February 2015Walking & Hiking
Now the snow has cleared, and I have a a few free weekends, I've started doing some walking in Moffat and in the land and gardens surrounding my cottage.
Grey Mares Tail in Winter
24th January 2015Walking & Hiking
Climbing up Grey Mares Tail near Moffat in the snow and ice, with a completely frozen over Loch Skeen at the top!
Crippled up the Criffel
17th January 2015Walking & Hiking
Starting out walking again by tackling the Criffel, near Dumfries. It was harder than we thought!
Off Walking Again!
12th February 2012Walking & Hiking
Its been a while since I've been out for a walk, but now I'm self employed I've got more time to do the things I like, such as walking in the country. Me and Rob head off to a frozen Crook peak, and this time there is a new member to the duo...
Pen y Fan Circular Walk
27th February 2011Walking & Hiking
In preparation for climbing Ben Nevis later in the year, my brother in law and I headed over to South Wales and the Brecon Beacons to do a circular walk covering three peaks and Pen y Fan, the highest peak in South Wales.
Charity Update!
7th May 2010Walking & Hiking
I have just realised that I haven't posted any updates from our recent charity climb up Snowdon, so I thought it best to write one now - better late than never!
I've Climbed A Mountain!!!
22nd March 2010Walking & Hiking
On Saturday 20th March 2010 me and my brother-in-law set off from Pen-y-pass along the PYG track all the way to the summit of Snowdon. After climbing on, over and through rocks, mud, scree, shale, snow and ice we eventually made it to the top.