Month: Apr 2020

Doorstep Discoveries

Having to walk from the house and not being able to explore further a field has many of us finding all sorts of places within walking distance of our homes. Whilst I had been to Mickfield Meadow before from home and as part of other drive to walks I had never experienced the snake head…

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COVID19 PRoW Closures?

With the current restrictions in place I’m certainly starting to feel the cabin fever setting in. I’ve been making the most of my local rights of way from the front door along with what feels the entire nation, routes that are usually deserted and I never meet a soul are now rammed with walkers from…

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Lockdown Rambles

“In every walk within nature one receives far more than he seeks” John Muir With covid-19 having the country in lockdown many of us are getting out to explore the rights of way network from our doorsteps. I’m extremely lucky to live in a rural village with a wealth of routes from my front door.…

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The Great British Campout

Last weekend I took part in the Great British Campout 2020 in my garden to raise funds for the NHS staff and volunteer treating Covid-19 patients. Over the weekend the campaign raised a whopping £96,000, with such a great impact the campout has been extended to the Easter weekend to try and hit the £100k…

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Get Outside Champion

So last week I announced on my social media channels that I have been selected as an Ordnance Survey Get Outside Champions. I’m so excited to join a group of 99 other like minded outdoorsy people to achieve some great things over the next year. My role as a Get Outside Champion is to educate,…

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Lost Ways

Why are we going to loose our ways? Is my favourite route going to be lost? Basically any route not legally recorded on the definitive map by the 1st January 2026 will be lost forever. After this date set out in the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 historic claims will not longer be…

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