Aug 30 2011

Jersey Coastal Walk – Day Two

Bouley Bay

route: Gorey to Bonne Nuit
Date: 30th August 2011
distance: 12 miles
time: 5 hrs 50 mins
walkers: Dave & Leanne Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26 2011

Jersey Coastal Walk – Day One

Looking south from Portelet Common

route: St Brelade’s Bay to Gorey
Date: 26th August 2011
distance: 17 miles
time: 6 hrs 55 mins
walkers: Dave & Leanne Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26 2011

Jersey Coastal Walk

Just prior to a holiday in Jersey we discovered a book called the Channel Island Way which is a 115 mile route walking around all of the five main Channel Islands. We didn’t have time to channel hop and do it all but we did set out to walk around the largest of them, Jersey. The reports below detail our journey as we tackle the 48 mile coastal route.

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Day One
St Brelade’s Bay to Gorey
Day Two
Gorey to Bonne Nuit
Day Three
Bonne Nuit to St Ouen’s Bay
Day Four
St Ouen’s Bay to St Brelade’s Bay

Aug 20 2011

The Helwith Bridge – Helwith Bridge

We had spotted the Helwith Bridge during our walk and we debated whether to stop for a quick pint en route, choosing not to for fear of us never leaving. As we neared the end of the walk in Horton, L’Autobus suggested that instead of going into a pub we had been in many times we try somewhere new, so we jumped in the car and visited the lovely looking pub we passed earlier.

Appearances from the outside were one thing but inside it was a little dated which you come to expect from a Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20 2011

Walk 35: Scarred for Life


Pen y ghent behind the River Ribble

route: Sulber, Moughton & Smearsett Scar from Horton in Ribblesdale
Date:
20th August 2011
distance: 10.8 miles
ascent: 1,646 feet
time: 5 hrs 40 mins
walkers: Dave, David, Graham, Janet, Leanne, Sandra & Simon Read the rest of this entry »